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1990

Bobby Robson manages England for the final time

The team under Bobby Robson fared better as England reached the quarter-finals of the 1986 FIFA World Cup, losing 2–1 to Argentina, before losing every match in UEFA Euro 1988. They next went on to achieve their second best result in the 1990 FIFA World Cup by finishing fourth.

1985

Boris Becker wins Wimbledon at 17

Boris Becker from Germany became the youngest Wimbledon tennis champion by winning the tournament at the age of only 17. He triumphed 6-3, 6-7, 7-6, 6-4 over Kevin Curren to write his name into the record books.

1974

West Germany beats Holland to win the World Cup

The Netherlands opened the scoring via a Johan Neeskens penalty in the second minute, only for Paul Breitner to equalize with another penalty in the 25th minute before Gerd Müller scored the winning goal in the 43rd minute, claiming West Germany's second FIFA World Cup.

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