At this stage, excitement is bubbling to such a degree that a fly just buzzed in through my window and even that blue-arsed bastard appeared to be humming “It’s coming home.”
The tension of booking tickets on lagging websites has been akin to watching a penalty shoot-out and, above it all, is the surreal mind-bending sense of actual hope, a foreign feeling for any England fan.
Through the good and the bad of international football, ‘Three Lions’ has remained the anthem. It’s a balm to the low and blast in the highs. What we all need now, is a chance to settle down tonight, regroup, get some shape back to ourselves and watch the glory of the anthem being performed live.
Baddiel and Skinner have been spotted by many camera-operators at the Euro’s games and now, they’re set to be right in front of one, by pairing up with The Lightning Seeds for The Last Leg Euro’s special on Channel 4 tonight (July 9th).
Baddiel, Skinner and Lightning Seeds frontman Ian Broudie are set to join Adam Hills, Josh Widdicombe and Alex Brooker in the studio from 10 pm for a 90-minute special.
What better way to prepare for the biggest England international since 1966? And for any players out there, you can record it and watch it before the game.