Euro 2008 didn’t need England to be a classic tournament
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November 2007. The final whistle has just sounded on a sodden night at the newly-opened Wembley Stadium and England have failed to qualify for Euro 2008.
Steve McClaren and the remnants of the golden generation trudge off the pitch and I do likewise to the upstairs bathroom.
The 12-year-old me didn’t just hold a passion for football, it was central to my whole personality. Having followed the previous World Cup with an interest that bordered on the unhealthy, it never entered my mind that England would fail to qualify. Surely they’d find a way.
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