Diese Übersichtsseite enthält die wichtigsten Informationen der Europameisterschaft Es werden unter anderem die wertvollsten Spieler und der. Apr. Der heutige Teammanager der Nationalmannschaft hatte seinen großen Auftritt. Im Finale gegen Tschechien schoss Oliver Bierhoff das. For you Fritz, ze Euro 96 Championship is over! ", titelt der Daily Mirror. Darunter winken Stuart Pearce und Paul Gascoigne in englischen Stahlhelmen aus dem.
England as hosts , Denmark as holders , Spain and Germany. The remaining twelve teams were all unseeded and could be drawn in any group.
In the draw procedure, the unseeded teams were drawn one-by-one and placed consecutively into four groups labeled I to IV.
The first four were placed in position 4 of each group, the next four in position 3, and the last 4 in position 2. Next the four seeded teams were drawn and placed consecutively into position 1 of the groups.
The draw resulted in the following groups: Since the implementation of the Taylor Report in , following the Hillsborough stadium disaster, England now had enough all-seater stadia of sufficient capacity to hold an expanded tournament due to the necessary stadium refurbishment by its leading clubs.
The stadium capacities listed in the table are for the time of the tournament. To accommodate the expansion from an 8-team finals tournament to 16 teams, the format was changed from that used in with the addition of two extra groups in the group stage, and an extra round in the knockout phases.
The four groups A to D still contained four teams each, with the top two from each group still going through to the knockout phase. The format is exactly the one which was applied to the , and World Cups , except for the absence of a third place play-off.
A custom version of the Adidas Questra , the Questra Europa , was the official match ball of the championships. The design of the ball included a reworking of the England badge, and was the first coloured ball in a major football tournament.
The teams finishing in the top two positions in each of the four groups progress to the quarter-finals, while the bottom two teams in each group were eliminated from the tournament.
For the first time at a European Championship three points were awarded for a win, with one for a draw and a none for a defeat. If two or more teams finished level on points after completion of the group matches, the following tie-breakers were used to determine the final ranking:.
The knockout stage was a single-elimination tournament with each round eliminating the losers. Any game that was undecided by the end of the regular 90 minutes, was followed by up to thirty minutes of extra time.
For the first time in a major football competition, the golden goal system was applied, whereby the first team to score during the extra time would become the winner.
If no goal was scored there would be a penalty shoot-out to determine the winner. For the first time the final was won by a golden goal.
Alan Shearer was awarded the Golden Boot award, after scoring five goals in the group stage and in the semi-finals against Germany.
UEFA President Lennart Johansson had said that the organisation had felt it time to bring the event "back to the motherland of football". The song was prominently sung by England fans during all their games, and was also chanted by the German team upon parading the trophy in Berlin after the tournament.
Further special coins were only issued in the Isle of Man and Gibraltar. Goaliath comprised a lion, the image on the English team crest, dressed in an England football strip and football boots whilst holding a football under his right arm.
A terrorist attack took place in Manchester on 15 June, one day before the group stage match between Germany and Russia was due to take place in the same city.
Four days after the blast, the Provisional Irish Republican Army issued a statement in which it claimed responsibility, but regretted causing injury to civilians.
The scheduled match at Old Trafford on the day following the bombing went ahead as planned after the stadium had been heavily guarded overnight and carefully searched; the game, in which Germany defeated Russia 3—0 , was watched by a near capacity crowd of 50, Further outbreaks of trouble occurred in the streets of several other towns.
The police, German-made cars were targeted, with damage also caused to various other properties. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.
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