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MOSCOW  | Southgate, England ready to face music of soccer history

MOSCOW  — Gareth Southgate and England are ready to face the music. No other soccer nation dwells on decades of failure quite like the English. Southgate was so demoralized by his penalty kick failure against Germany in the 1996 European Championship semifinals, he avoided The Lightning Seeds “Three Lions,” the team’s official song when it … Continue reading MOSCOW  | Southgate, England ready to face music of soccer history

MOSCOW | Southgate, England ready to face music of soccer history

MOSCOW — Gareth Southgate and England are ready to face the music. No other soccer nation dwells on decades of failure quite like the English. Southgate was so demoralized by his penalty kick failure against Germany in the 1996 European Championship semifinals, he avoided The Lightning Seeds “Three Lions,” the team’s official song when it … Continue reading MOSCOW | Southgate, England ready to face music of soccer history