Can England bring it home? They’ve claimed a spot in the final of the European Championships for the first time in their history
England will play Italy in the Euro 2020 final after beating Denmark 2 to 1 after extra-time at Wembley stadium.
England grew into the game through the second half but couldn’t find a breakthrough, forcing extra-time.
Harry Kane stepped up to take the crucial penalty, and the England captain calmly put away the rebound.
After a nervous final 15 minutes… the Wembley crowd roared as England claimed a spot in the final of the European Championships for the first time in their history.
Can England bring it home?
Italy and England will meet in Sunday’s UEFA EURO 2020 final in London on Sunday 11 July.
Wembley will again be the venue for the final, where one of England or Italy will be crowned champion of Europe.
England captain, Harry Kane, spoke after the match, acknowledging credit to Denmark.
“We’re in a final at home, what a feeling,
Kane said there is one more game to go at home and “can’t wait.”
“We know it’s going to be a very tough game against Italy we’ve had a great tournament so far.”
“We dug deep and we got there when it mattered. We reacted really well,” he said.
Fans react in tears after England claimed victory
Williams loses first round at Wimbledon
There’s been a bit of drama on the court as the most prestigious tennis Grand Slam gets underway
Spectators filled the All England Club on Monday to watch the biggest tennis stars hit the court at Wimbledon.
After coming back from a lengthy break, Serena Williams lost in three sets to 24-year-old, Harmony Tan.
“When I saw the draw, I was really scared. I don’t know what to say, I’m so emotional now because she’s a superstar,” Tan says.
Tan took the first set 7-5, before Williams took over 6-1. Tan fought back to win a thrilling third set tie-breaker.
Despite her dramatic loss, the former world number one is brushing off retirement rumours.
Kyrgios spits at crowd
Meanwhile, in men’s singles, Aussie tennis star, Nick Kyrgios, caused a bit of a stir calling the chair umpire a “snitch” after she supposedly complained to the court umpire about his behaviour.
The 27-year-old will likely be up for a fine for also spitting towards a fan during the match.
Kyrgios says there was a lot of disrespect from the crowd, which is why he admitted to spitting towards a fan.
“I’ve been dealing with hate and negativity for a long time, so I don’t feel like I owed that person anything,” he says.
Katerina Kostakos contributed to this report
Mike Riley steps down as referee chief
One of the biggest names in the referee world, Mike Riley, has confirmed he will be stepping down as head of the English League referees
After 13 years, Mike Riley has confirmed he will be stepping down from his role as managing director of Professional Game Match Officials Limited (PGMOL).
The iconic referee leader will finish his role at the end of the 2022-23 season. Riley says he has enjoyed working in such a ‘dedicated group’.
The Premier League formally thanked Riley for his contributions and commitment over the last 13 years.
The search is now on to replace the top spot with Riley collaborating with the new team before officially stepping down.
Hero coach rescues U.S. swimmer at Olympic event
U.S. Swimming coach, Andrea Fuentes, has saved the life of an American Swimmer, Anita Alvarez, at the FINA World Championships
Fuentes dived into the pool to rescue unconscious Alvarez from the bottom after her Olympic qualifying event.
In a nightmare moment, the 25-year-old didn’t return for breath after her synchronised swimming event and instead began to sink.
In a split-moment decision, Coach Fuentes jumped into the pool to rescue her, after the lifeguards failed to act.
The young Olympic medalist was unconscious and not breathing but quickly received medical attention on the edge of the pool.
She was taken to hospital and is now reportedly in ‘good health’.
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