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England Penalty woe


England are crap at penalties. That's the harsh, but fair: the average England penalty shootout ends in defeat for the English. Whether its the World Cup or the Euros, England penalties always seem to result in an exit from the competition.

Chris Waddle Chris Waddle's World Cup 1990 penalty miss - England v Germany
Some say this was England's best performance since 1966. *yawn* Whatever. It didn't save them from exiting the event.
England crowd Gareth Southgate Euro 1996 Penalty miss - England v Germany
Arguably the most memorable England penalty shootout. Euro '96 had brought football home to its birthplace and expectation was high for England to end the tournament victorious. They faced Germany in a semi-final at Wembley Stadium. After a 1-1 scoreline and five penalties each they were level. Now for sudden-death and Gareth Southgate...
Argentina celebrate penalty success David Batty penaty miss in World Cup 1998
Another England penalty shootout, this time against Argentina.
David Beckham penaty miss in Euro 2004 David Beckham penaty miss in Euro 2004
David Beckham sends the ball into orbit agaist Portugal.
England Portugal penalty shootout England v Portugal World Cup 2006
All 8 minutes of the Portugal v England penalty shootout. Portugal go on to the semi-finals while England go home.




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