CZECHOSLOVAKIA 2 WEST GERMANY 2 – 1976 European Championship Final – The Red Star Stadium, Belgrade – 20th June 1976

A truly iconic football image. The moment the Panenka was created West Germany had come to dominate the football world over the four years from 1972 to 1976. ¬†They had become European Champions in 1972 and World Champions in 1974, and Bayern Munich’s three consecutive European Cups had seen them become the dominant force in

YUGOSLAVIA 2 WEST GERMANY 4 (AET) – 1976 European Championship Semi Final – The Red Star Stadium, Belgrade – 17/06/76

Yugoslavia, the side that had ended British hopes for the 1976 European Championships, by beating Wales in the quarter-finals, ¬†were rewarded with the honour of hosting the final tournament, which for the final time in the competition’s history would contain just the last four. Joining the hosts were reigning World and European Champions West Germany,