4 August 2021

Celebrating the The UEFA European Football Championship as a Family

Even if you are not a football fan you will be very aware by now that England won their semi final game against Denmark, 2-1, on Wednesday 7 July . England have reached their first major final since the 1966 World Cup. ( 55 years ago) this is history in the making.

It’s 55 years since England reached a major football final so let them watch, talk about the importance of the National Anthem, talk about pride and resilience and possibly disappointment, this is a learning opportunity.

The team at Twinkl Move have been busy researching and designing lots of fresh and engaging content to support our children in making learning about this historic event of the Euro 2020 competition, fun.

You can access their resources here

This KS1 Euro 2020 Video Lesson will boost your child’s knowledge.

Where can we watch the final in Salisbury?

The final takes place on Sunday 11 July, kick off at 8pm, when England plays Italy.

Most local pubs will be showing the game, so pick your favourite and give them a call to book a table.

The final will be shown on both BBC One and ITV, as is typical for major international tournament finals, with coverage beginning on each at 7pm.

On the BBC, the coverage will be fronted by Gary Lineker, Alan Shearer, Rio Ferdinand, and Jurgen Klinsmann. The commentators are yet to be announced, but it’s likely to be Guy Mowbray and Jermaine Jenas.

On ITV, Mark Pougatch presents, with commentary from Sam Matterface and Lee Dixon. The pundits are yet to be confirmed, but the panel will likely include one or more of Gary Neville, Roy Keane, or Ian Wright.

Wherever you decide to watch it , enjoy being part of history.

We would love to see your photos, please send them into us at familylife@lovesalisbury.co.uk

Written by
Sarah Gisbourne
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Written by Sarah Gisbourne