How Sheffielders celebrated the Euro football championships in years gone by as Euro 2020 gets underway

Sheffielders love football – and not content with having two football clubs, they have got on board with international contests too.

Friday, 11th June 2021, 9:29 am
A Police officer among the Danish fans at Hillsborough for Euro 96

With Euro 2020 about to begin, we take a look at how Sheffielders celebrated the beloved championships in the past with this selection of archive photographs.

Setting off on the road to Euro 2000 and 'chart' glory are the SWFC/England band.
England win their Euro 2000 first round match against Germany. Celebrations from the football followers at Hallam Methodist Church's hall on Nethergreen Road, Sheffield.Tom Albans and the Reverend Andrew Moffoot give the team the thumbs up.
Eric Harrison with some of the pupils from the Malin Bridge School during a Euro 2004 coaching session at the Handsworth Junior Sporting Club, Olivers Mount .
Euro 96 parade under way through Sheffield with the Sheffield Hillsborough Eagles taking part
These poor children at Marlcliffe Junior school who will not be having the afternoon off for Euro 96 unlike other Sheffield junior schools
Fans James Legend and Sally Elbertt watch England vs Wales in Euro 2016 at Walkabout in Sheffield
Fans watch England vs Wales in Euro 2016 at Walkabout in Sheffield. Mairi Blackwell and Lucy Macbeth