TV review: Euro 2020 ended with a lesson in genuinely unsporting behaviour

Between fans behaving badly in and around Wembley and the English team removing their medals, last Sunday’s match didn’t quite live up to its promise as a great sporting occasion

18th July, 2021
TV review: Euro 2020 ended with a lesson in genuinely unsporting behaviour
Marcus Rashford (centre) was one of three young England players to miss a penalty against Italy at Wembley last Sunday night. Picture: Getty

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It was an object lesson in how to lose badly. Even before the defeated England team came forward to collect their silver runners-up medals and (with few exceptions) instantly took them off, their thousands of supporters had slunk silently out of Wembley stadium.

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