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good morning. welcome to breakfast with chris mason and luxmy gopal. our headlines today: on the brink of history. england's footballers prepare to take on italy in tonight's european championship final, their biggest match in more than half a century. their resilience and experiences as a team have really prepared and well for this moment. the queen sends a message of support and praises the spirit and commitment of the team. at 8:00pm tonight, the hopes of millions will focus on wembley. this morning we'll assess england's chances with some of those closest to the team. we'll speak to some of those
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who remember the last time england made it to a major final, that famous world cup win in 1966. # football's coming home! could the song be more relevant than ever? three lions composer ian broudie will tell us whether he thinks football really is coming home. away from the euros, wimbledon has a new champion. ash barty says it's better than she ever imagined, after taking the title for the first time. good morning. it is a busy day of sport ahead, but what does the weather holds in store? i will have a full forecast for you in about a of an hour. —— a quarter of an hour.
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good morning, it hasjust gone 6am, and today's money, 14 hours to go. it's sunday, the 11th ofjuly. a date that will go down in history as the day england took on italy in the final of the european championship. millions of england fans are waking up this morning with the hope that, finally, the men's team could lift their first major trophy since 1966. in the build—up to the game, the queen, the duke of cambridge and the prime minister have all sent messages of support. our sports correspondent olly foster reports from wembley. when the final whistle blows at wembley tonight, the weight could be over. an england team that you can mention in the same breath as the heroes of 1966. for too long, that history has weighed them down. those golden generations expected to emulate what sir ralph ramsey achieved with his team. this class of 2021 under gareth southgate is perhaps the best chance yet. they've never been closer. this
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perhaps the best chance yet. they've never been closer.— never been closer. this was our moment. _ never been closer. this was our moment. to — never been closer. this was our moment, to represent - never been closer. this was our moment, to represent our - never been closer. this was our| moment, to represent our time. never been closer. this was our- moment, to represent our time. the near misses, and the tournaments that have not gone so well, one so important for this team. 0ver that have not gone so well, one so important for this team. over the last four years, have knocked down so barriers, they have come through so barriers, they have come through so many different challenges, different ways to win matches. had to come back from being behind, had to come back from being behind, had to go through extra time, had to go through extra penalty shootouts. so their resilience and experiences as a team have really prepared them well for this moment.— well for this moment. tonight's troh well for this moment. tonight's trophy presentation _ well for this moment. tonight's trophy presentation will - well for this moment. tonight's trophy presentation will be - well for this moment. tonight'si trophy presentation will be held well for this moment. tonight's i trophy presentation will be held on the pitch, but 55 years ago, bobby moore that his england players up those famous steps to the royal box at the old wembley, where the queen presented them with the world cup. her majesty has sent a message to gareth southgate. in it, she congratulated the team for reaching the final, but also expressed her hope that history will record not only their success but also the spirit, commitment and pride with
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which they have conducted themselves. 0n the journey to london yesterday, the players were reminded just what this means to the nation. from the local villages in staffordshire, turning out to line the route as they left their training base, to welcome they received as they arrived at their hotel. the players even received a good luck message from tom cruise yesterday, the captain knows that this mission will be all the more possible with home support. to see the fans on — possible with home support. to see the fans on the _ possible with home support. to see the fans on the street _ possible with home support. to see the fans on the street like - possible with home support. to see the fans on the street like they - the fans on the street like they have been, and see the reception that we have had as we pulled into the hotel here, and as we were leaving st. george's park, yeah, it hasjust leaving st. george's park, yeah, it has just shown us how big an occasion it is. we know how much it means to be english fans, all of the country, so we are proud to be representing them.— country, so we are proud to be representing them. harry kane's extra time _ representing them. harry kane's extra time goal— representing them. harry kane's extra time goal on _ representing them. harry kane's extra time goal on wednesday . representing them. harry kane's . extra time goal on wednesday night against denmark broke their long semi—final curse at major championships. he also scored against germany. every obstacle but has proved too much for previous englands has been cleared. the?
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has proved too much for previous englands has been cleared. they will be remembered _ englands has been cleared. they will be remembered forever. _ englands has been cleared. they will be remembered forever. you're - be remembered forever. you're talking about putting yourself in among the names of greats. all of a sudden, we've got this wonderful crop of players we can be proud of, who are going to be remembered foreverfrom this who are going to be remembered forever from this tournament, if we win it. and the scary thing is, there are so many of them, they are only in the infancy of their footballing careers. it puts them in a realm of greatness. i don't think any of those players probably understand. we any of those players probably understand.— any of those players probably understand. ~ ., �* ., ., understand. we haven't forgotten about italy. _ understand. we haven't forgotten about italy. a _ understand. we haven't forgotten about italy, a team _ understand. we haven't forgotten about italy, a team unbeaten - understand. we haven't forgotten about italy, a team unbeaten in i about italy, a team unbeaten in three years. they were pushed very close in the semi—final by spain, though. they went through on penalties. england will have to up their game again, but the italian manager, roberto mancini, says england will have a huge advantage with home support, and whatever they are watching, english fans might well be singing this tonight. # it's coming home, it's coming home! , . , ., ., home! the lyrics, though, are sometimes — home! the lyrics, though, are sometimes lost _ home! the lyrics, though, are sometimes lost in _ home! the lyrics, though, are| sometimes lost in translation, home! the lyrics, though, are - sometimes lost in translation, with one italian journalist asking the
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manager if they came across as arrogant. manager if they came across as arro . ant. ., manager if they came across as arrouant. ., ., ., ~ ., arrogant. you have to know the enalish arrogant. you have to know the english to _ arrogant. you have to know the english to understand - arrogant. you have to know the english to understand our - arrogant. you have to know the . english to understand our humour. and our humour is probably quite unique. but it is certainly not arrogant. the lyrics are making fun of ourselves, really, and the things that have gone wrong. so we got a couple of replacements that seem to have come in now, in terms of songs, which is nice, to keep moving things forward. # sweet caroline... �* ., ., # sweet caroline... a new tune for a new era of — # sweet caroline... a new tune for a new era of english _ # sweet caroline... a new tune for a new era of english football, - # sweet caroline... a new tune for a new era of english football, and - # sweet caroline... a new tune for a new era of english football, and how| new era of english football, and how sweet it promises to be. arlene foster, bbc news, wembley. —— arlene foster. blimey, i'm excited, and we got hours to wait. 0ur reporter austin halewood is on wembley way. austin, it's quiet now, but there'll be many excited fans a bit quiet because it has onlyjust gone six o'clock in the morning, but i imagine you will have a bit of company later on? i i imagine you will have a bit of company later on?— i imagine you will have a bit of company later on? i think you might be riaht, company later on? i think you might be right. chris! _ company later on? i think you might be right, chris! good _ company later on? i think you might be right, chris! good morning. - company later on? i think you might be right, chris! good morning. the i be right, chris! good morning. the excitement is certainly building within just a few people who are here, but as you say, things are a
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bit quite right now. it is very much be quiet and the calm before the storm of what is to come later on, injust under 1a hours storm of what is to come later on, in just under 1a hours deposit time. 60,000 people have that lucky golden ticket to get inside wembley stadium behind me for the game, and they are going to start coming as the afternoon wears on. wembley way will start getting busier and busier, and i'm sure we will be hearing three lions and maybe even sweet caroline, the sounds of both those songs growing louder and louder as the afternoon wears on. but for the england team themselves, it is so much calmer and quieter as a buildup for the game today. they had their final training session yesterday at their training base at st. george's park, and then the team left for the hotel last night, england are much closer to the stadium, and head coach gareth southgate said everything is done now, there isn't much more that they can teach the team. today there is going to be a couple of meetings, a few chats
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about tactics, set plays, but nothing too strenuous, not much for the team to do this afternoon, just relaxation ahead of the big game when they arrive just a few hours before tonight. and if you aren't lucky enough to have a ticket, of course pubs are open to 11:15 p.m., which is great for people to watch from home, and of course you can watch it across the bbc.— watch it across the bbc. austin, thank you- _ watch it across the bbc. austin, thank you- we _ watch it across the bbc. austin, thank you. we will _ watch it across the bbc. austin, thank you. we will talk - watch it across the bbc. austin, thank you. we will talk to - watch it across the bbc. austin, thank you. we will talk to you . thank you. we will talk to you later. we'll take a short break from the football now to bring you some other news. the number of people on nhs waiting lists in england could reach 13 million in the coming months, according to the health secretary. there are currently 5.3 million people waiting for treatment but health officials have warned the situation could get worse. sajid javid has promised to make tackling the backlog a priority, and says england remains on course to fully reopen a week tomorrow. face coverings will still be mandatory in wales in certain circumstances, even after covid restrictions are relaxed. welsh ministers will decide this
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week whether to release the alert level to zero. but they say masks will still be required by law on public transport and in health and social care settings, for as long as covid remains a threat. sir richard branson is preparing to fly to the edge of space today. the businessman and his virgin galactic crew will take off from new mexico at around 2:00pm uk time. it comes just nine days before another high profile entrepreneur, the amazon founderjeff bezos, is planning his own space launch. tim allman has more. that is one way to take your mind off the football! billionaire entrepreneurs heading into space are a bit like bus. you wait ages and then to come along almost at once. —— buses. first up, so richard branson, and his unity rocket plane, taking off from the spaceport in new mexico, the virgin
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collector crew should reach a higher 50 miles or kilometres above the earth's surface. according to nasa, thatis earth's surface. according to nasa, that is where the atmosphere and is, so so richard will officially become an astronaut. i’ee so so richard will officially become an astronaut.— an astronaut. i've always been a dreamer- _ an astronaut. i've always been a dreamer- my — an astronaut. i've always been a dreamer. my mom _ an astronaut. i've always been a dreamer. my mom taught - an astronaut. i've always been a dreamer. my mom taught me i an astronaut. i've always been a j dreamer. my mom taught me to an astronaut. i've always been a - dreamer. my mom taught me to never give up and to reach for the stars. thisjuly, our dream will become a reality. and we are really excited to show that moment with you all. the virgin collector programme stretches back nearly 20 years, and hasn't always gone smoothly. —— virgin galactic. in 2014, pilot was killed in a test flight over the mojave desert. this is only the beginning. soon enough, jeff bezos will take off in his blue origin rocket. some critics say this is simply the folly of rich men. they question the logic of commercial space travel, when the skies are already full ofjunk. but space travel, when the skies are already full of junk. but for others, it is all about reaching for the stars. , , ., ., , others, it is all about reaching for the stars. , , . ., , ., the stars. this is an attempt to regularise _ the stars. this is an attempt to regularise access _ the stars. this is an attempt to regularise access to _ the stars. this is an attempt to
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regularise access to space. - the stars. this is an attempt to | regularise access to space. this the stars. this is an attempt to i regularise access to space. this is about getting economically achievable access to the industrialisation of space, so it is a really important flight.- a really important flight. virgin galactic plan — a really important flight. virgin galactic plan to _ a really important flight. virgin galactic plan to start _ a really important flight. virgin i galactic plan to start commercial services in 2022, so they could be running 100 flights a year, 12 months later. for sir richard branson this is one small step for a billionaire, one giant leap for mankind. tim allman, bbc news. parts of the united states are braced for more record—breaking temperatures, having already endured the hottestjune on record. death valley in california hit a high of 54.4 degrees celsius on friday, reportedly the highest temperature ever recorded on earth. forecasters are warning that most of the state, as well as nearby nevada, will remain dangerously hot, fuelling fears of more wildfires. time for a look at the weather now. helen has the details.
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good morning, helen. did i hear yesterday that someone when i might be coming home at some stage, even if not quite today? good morning. it looks as if things might well settle a bit as we go into next week, temperatures will creep up a little bit but nothing too hot on the horizon at the moment. not for the next four or five days. sunshine and showers today, obviously quite tricky with all the major sporting events ahead, and we have got some fog, this was taken in bradford about half—an—hour ago. we are watching the picture closely at the moment, showers are already breaking out across the northern half of the country. this is a weather front, cloud bringing patchy rain to northern ireland, wales, the south—west, showers breaking out ahead of it, although the driest part of the country looks to be the south—east of england today, this rain probably much into central and southern england into the afternoon. quite pleasant in the sunshine, 20 or 21 degrees, perhaps
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the odd 23. on balance it looks mostly dry for the final day at wimbledon, for the men's finals, of course, but it really depends how late player goes on with the other finals as well, because this evening that area of rain looks set to swing into the south and east, as well as the rest of southern areas. so the big match at wembley could well be experiencing rain about the time of kick—off, perhapsjust a little after. certainly for the fans returning home later in the evening. it does actually look quite wet and southern areas as we go through the night. showers elsewhere. those showers could well be thundery, potential downpours around, taking a while to ease. we will keep our temperatures up, it will be a milder night than we have just had, mostly because of the jet stream. basically, this area of low pressure will continue to circulate to the south of us, and we can just throw in some more showery rain through monday. again, those showers, because there is a lot of heat in
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the atmosphere at this time of year, could well have torrential downpours with some thunderstorms around as well. but is now monday is looking, with lots of dry weather, potentially in the north and west. some dry weather between those showers, and especially as we go to monday evening and overnight, we will begin to see a subtle change. you can see those showers continuing in central and eastern areas, but into tuesday, although that low pressure is close by to the south and east, we are actually starting to pull in high pressure of the atlantic. so it will start to settle down. still a few showers around on tuesday but temperatures just responding to lengthy spells of sunshine, 23 through the central loans, as you can see. that trend continues as we go through the week. as i say, for today, it is one of sunshine and showers, so i will keep you posted through the morning. now, if gareth southgate's men chalk up another win tonight, it's going to become one of those "where were you" moments, and we know they don't come around too often. do they?
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indeed. the last major one for england was, of course, in 1966. jayne mccubbin has been chatting to some fans who were at wembley to see it. these are the stories from 66. this is my ticket — these are the stories from 66. this is my ticket from _ these are the stories from 66. ti 3 is my ticket from july 30,1966, is my ticket from july 30, 1966, three days before my 18th birthday. it was a wonderful celebration. these are the memories which have stayed with howard. it these are the memories which have stayed with howard.— stayed with howard. it was 'ust an amazin: stayed with howard. it was 'ust an amazing day. i stayed with howard. it was 'ust an amazing day. and i stayed with howard. it was 'ust an amazing day. and the h stayed with howard. it wasjust an amazing day. and the atmosphere beforehand was great and make city and george best came in and sat literally in front of me. i idolised best. my favourite player. but i got
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george and mike to autograph may programme and i have always said the same thing. i never know if it is devalued or added value to it. surely, added? an irishman signing an englishman's programme, you know, i don't know. i really don't know. i mean, you know because you were there, what the atmosphere is going to be like tonight.— to be like tonight. tonight it will be electric _ to be like tonight. tonight it will be electric. 9996 _ to be like tonight. tonight it will be electric. 99% probability - to be like tonight. tonight it will be electric. 99% probability the | be electric. 99% probability the audience have never seen england in audience have never seen england in a big final. it will be absolutely fabulous. and it builds. you know, it starts in the morning. that was a three o'clock kick—off on a saturday afternoon in 66, the world cup final. i got up from an early train in manchester and it started to build up from there. i can imagine
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chaps clerking our —— cracking open cans of beer at nine in the morning. it will be a long day. john?- it will be a long day. john? yes? you are one _ it will be a long day. john? yes? you are one of _ it will be a long day. john? yes? you are one of those _ it will be a long day. john? yes? you are one of those very - it will be a long day. john? yes? you are one of those very few i you are one of those very few people, aren't you?— you are one of those very few people, aren't you? there are not man of people, aren't you? there are not many of us- _ people, aren't you? there are not many of us. there _ people, aren't you? there are not many of us. there are _ people, aren't you? there are not many of us. there are not - people, aren't you? there are not many of us. there are not many l people, aren't you? there are not| many of us. there are not many of ou. many of us. there are not many of you- john — many of us. there are not many of you. john peacock _ many of us. there are not many of you. john peacock was _ many of us. there are not many of you. john peacock was there - many of us. there are not many of you. john peacock was there in - many of us. there are not many of you. john peacock was there in 66 | you. john peacock was there in 66 and will be back again tonight in 2021. this time, with his son. how does that feel, getting that golden ticket, twice over? titers; does that feel, getting that golden ticket, twice over?— ticket, twice over? very lucky! but this is better _ ticket, twice over? very lucky! but this is better than _ ticket, twice over? very lucky! but this is better than the _ ticket, twice over? very lucky! but this is better than the lottery. - ticket, twice over? very lucky! but this is better than the lottery. i i this is better than the lottery. i just started to get excited and i thought. — just started to get excited and i thought, you know, iwant just started to get excited and i thought, you know, i want to go to a major— thought, you know, i want to go to a major tournament. thought, you know, i want to go to a majortournament. dad keeps thought, you know, i want to go to a major tournament. dad keeps talking about— major tournament. dad keeps talking about the _ major tournament. dad keeps talking about the 66 world cup final. darel about the 66 world cup final. dare i ask how much _ about the 66 world cup final. dare i ask how much those _ about the 66 world cup final. dare i ask how much those golden - about the 66 world cup final. dee: i ask how much those golden tickets where? i ask how much those golden tickets where? . , ask how much those golden tickets where? ., , . .,, , ask how much those golden tickets where? ., , . , ., , where? i had better close my ears. we haven't —
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where? i had better close my ears. we haven't been _ where? i had better close my ears. we haven't been spending - where? i had better close my ears. we haven't been spending money | where? i had better close my ears. i we haven't been spending money for the past _ we haven't been spending money for the past year or so, yes. it we haven't been spending money for the past year or so, yes.— the past year or so, yes. a light? it was a the past year or so, yes. a light? it was a light _ the past year or so, yes. a light? it was a light but _ the past year or so, yes. a light? it was a light but worth _ the past year or so, yes. a light? it was a light but worth every - it was a light but worth every single penny of it. flit it was a light but worth every single penny of it.— it was a light but worth every single penny of it. of course it is. nine ball boys— single penny of it. of course it is. nine ball boys were _ single penny of it. of course it is. nine ball boys were chosen - single penny of it. of course it is. nine ball boys were chosen for. single penny of it. of course it is. l nine ball boys were chosen for this historic match and one of them, graham abbott. i historic match and one of them, graham abbott.— historic match and one of them, graham abbott. i am feeling a little bit numb, because _ graham abbott. i am feeling a little bit numb, because you _ graham abbott. i am feeling a little bit numb, because you weren't - graham abbott. i am feeling a little bit numb, because you weren't old | bit numb, because you weren't old enough to take it all in and appreciate and of the considerations and all of that. walking out of the tunnel, the sound surrounding the entire stadium let nothing i had ever heard before. it was glorious. 0ne ever heard before. it was glorious. one of the times the ball came to me there were two people in front of me and the ball went and stopped. i picked it up. the five foot six centre—forwa rd picked it up. the five foot six centre—forward came picked it up. the five foot six centre—forwa rd came forward picked it up. the five foot six centre—forward came forward and said something like, give us the bowl, meet. i said, something like, give us the bowl, meet. isaid, not likely. ithrew the ball over to his head to ray
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wilson. i thought that was payback time. i was quite pleased with that let you know what the atmosphere will be like on sunday night because you have gone through it yourself. paint a picture?— you have gone through it yourself. paint a picture? well, geoff hurst, 'ust to paint a picture? well, geoff hurst, just to see — paint a picture? well, geoff hurst, just to see that. _ paint a picture? well, geoff hurst, just to see that. in _ paint a picture? well, geoff hurst, just to see that. in the _ paint a picture? well, geoff hurst, just to see that. in the back- paint a picture? well, geoff hurst, just to see that. in the back of- paint a picture? well, geoff hurst, just to see that. in the back of the | just to see that. in the back of the net. just to see that. in the back of the net it— just to see that. in the back of the net it was— just to see that. in the back of the net. it was great. find just to see that. in the back of the net. it was great.— net. it was great. and tonight, 55 ears on, net. it was great. and tonight, 55 years on. do _ net. it was great. and tonight, 55 years on. do it — net. it was great. and tonight, 55 years on, do it all _ net. it was great. and tonight, 55 years on, do it all again. - net. it was great. and tonight, 55 years on, do it all again. let's - years on, do it all again. let's just hope there's another english while in the back of the net. jayne mccubbin, bbc news. 0h! that was fantastic. she was doing those zoom charts. if we — england win tonight, maybe we can see that whole 6016. fir
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england win tonight, maybe we can see that whole 6016.— see that whole 6016. or have twice the thin . s see that whole 6016. or have twice the things to _ see that whole 6016. or have twice the things to talk _ see that whole 6016. or have twice the things to talk about. _ see that whole 6016. or have twice the things to talk about. 66 - see that whole 6016. or have twice the things to talk about. 66 and i see that whole 6016. or have twice j the things to talk about. 66 and 21. catchy. —— the whole 66. let's take a look at some of today's front pages. you can probably guess which story dominates. some of england's key players strike poses there on the front of the sunday mirror, along with the headline "we kane be heroes." the queen's good—luck message leads the sunday telegraph, which also carries supportive words from borisjohnson and sir keir starmer. "stay calm." that's the advice england manager gareth southgate has given to his players, according to the observer. iam not i am not calm. i don't know how they are. and here's the front of italian newspaper, la gazzetta sportiva. that headline translates, we think, as: "make them blue!" in reference to italian players at both wembley and wimbledon today. bloody hell. with every passing
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minute i get more nervous. it is weird i cannot _ minute i get more nervous. it 3 weird i cannot imagine how the players are feeling. i do love a good football joke. players are feeling. i do love a good footballjoke. may favourite kane one was he kane, he saw, he conquered. kane one was he kane, he saw, he conquered-— kane one was he kane, he saw, he conruered. , ., conquered. they will have some fun late tonight — conquered. they will have some fun late tonight and _ conquered. they will have some fun late tonight and tomorrow. - conquered. they will have some fun late tonight and tomorrow. i - conquered. they will have some fun | late tonight and tomorrow. i suspect so. and some inside stories in the paper? so. and some inside stories in the . er? so. and some inside stories in the -a er? , so. and some inside stories in the --aer? , , , , paper? some inside stuff is football connected. paper? some inside stuff is football connected- we _ paper? some inside stuff is football connected. we have _ paper? some inside stuff is football connected. we have the _ paper? some inside stuff is football connected. we have the forecast i paper? some inside stuff is football i connected. we have the forecast from hell in a while ago, but what she didn't forecast was a swarm of flying ants. apparently that is what is due to hit. yes, swarms of flying ants could reach wembley and plague the euro 2020 final. we will have do hope the players are keeping their mouths closed. flit hope the players are keeping their mouths closed.— hope the players are keeping their mouths closed. of all of the things gareth southgate _ mouths closed. of all of the things gareth southgate has _ mouths closed. of all of the things gareth southgate has to _ mouths closed. of all of the things gareth southgate has to worry - mouths closed. of all of the things i gareth southgate has to worry about this morning! let's talk about
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chocolate biscuits. rua fan? i'm an addict. what is your technique? you know there — addict. what is your technique? you know there is _ addict. what is your technique? gm. know there is dunking, however, i feel that it is heresy to donkey chocolate biscuit. you can dunk normal digestive biscuits, but it melts the chocolate!— normal digestive biscuits, but it melts the chocolate! before we even aet into the melts the chocolate! before we even get into the sophistication _ melts the chocolate! before we even get into the sophistication of- get into the sophistication of dunking or not, if you have a chocolate biscuit, is a chocolate side up as you put it in your mouth or chocolate side down. this article, which has spoken to a gastro physicist, not an astrophysicist, a gastro physicist, says that it is actually better, taste wise, if you have the chocolate down, because it encounters your tongue and tastebuds more quickly. we are very visual with our food, so the temptation is to look at the chocolate to appreciate it and look at it with me
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chocolate on top. mr; appreciate it and look at it with me chocolate on top.— appreciate it and look at it with me chocolate on top. my word. i had no idea there was _ chocolate on top. my word. i had no idea there was so _ chocolate on top. my word. i had no idea there was so much _ chocolate on top. my word. i had no idea there was so much science - chocolate on top. my word. i had no idea there was so much science to l idea there was so much science to it. ., ~ , ., ~ idea there was so much science to it. thank you. a chapter before your dunkin: it. thank you. a chapter before your dunking chapter. _ it. thank you. a chapter before your dunking chapter. that's _ it. thank you. a chapter before your dunking chapter. that's true. - it. thank you. a chapter before your dunking chapter. that's true. i - it. thank you. a chapter before your dunking chapter. that's true. i feel. dunking chapter. that's true. i feel like they've — dunking chapter. that's true. i feel like they've learned _ dunking chapter. that's true. i feel like they've learned a _ dunking chapter. that's true. i feel like they've learned a lot _ dunking chapter. that's true. i feel like they've learned a lot from - like they've learned a lot from that. 0verlearned daylight. let's see if we can learn something sports wise. there is a lot of sport to talk about. gavin is here with us. it has got to be done. the polkadot tie for— it has got to be done. the polkadot tie for this— it has got to be done. the polkadot tie for this year. | it has got to be done. the polkadot tie for this year.— tie for this year. i tell you what. fusion couture. _ tie for this year. i tell you what. fusion couture. it _ tie for this year. i tell you what. fusion couture. it has _ tie for this year. i tell you what. i fusion couture. it has transitioned from 2018-21, — fusion couture. it has transitioned from 2018-21, and _ fusion couture. it has transitioned from 2018-21, and they _ fusion couture. it has transitioned from 2018-21, and they have - fusion couture. it has transitioned from 2018-21, and they have a - fusion couture. it has transitioned i from 2018-21, and they have a chance from 2018—21, and they have a chance to write _ from 2018—21, and they have a chance to write history again. england manager gareth southgate says the players need to feel the warmth and support of the fans tonight, when they face italy in the european championship final. they trained their base at st george's park yesterday morning before making the journey to their hotel in hertfordshire. there was one notable absence —
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phil foden — who is a doubt for today's game with a foot injury. but there's such a depth to the squad, and captain harry kane says they know how to approach big games. i always thought there is an extra level of excitement and anticipation, but that is part and parcel of playing in majorfootball. a lot of us have been at the highest level in our club careers and a few of us have had the opportunity in the world cup, if you, so it is about staying calm, staying as relentless as we can add looking forward to being out there and enjoying the moment as much as we can. well, italy will, of course, be tough opponents — this is their 10th major tournament final. they've won four world cups and the euros once, but that was back in 1968. roberto mancini's side have not lost in 33 games — he says they need to stick to their game plan. translation: we need to stay calm. we know what — translation: we need to stay calm. we know what a _ translation: we need to stay calm. we know what a tough _ translation: we need to stay calm. we know what a tough game - translation: we need to stay calm. we know what a tough game it - translation: we need to stay calm. we know what a tough game it will i translation: we need to stay calm. we know what a tough game it will be for a number of reasons, but we need
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to be absolutely focused on what our game is all about and we need to try and implement that to the maximum potential. we know this will be our last game, so if we are able to enjoy ourselves were 90 minutes, we need to do so tomorrow night because the european championships will be over and they will go on holiday. if we want to enjoy ourselves for 90 minutes tomorrow night. now, away from football... the venus rosewater dish has a new name on it — after ash barty beat karolina pliskova to the wimbledon title yesterday. the world number one is the first australian women's champion for 41 years. joe wilson reports. deep breath, step forwards. two women who had played in every type of occasion except for the women's final. ash barty overcame karolina pliskova's height.—
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pliskova's height. pliskova battled her own nerves, _ pliskova's height. pliskova battled her own nerves, between - pliskova's height. pliskova battled her own nerves, between naturall pliskova's height. pliskova battled i her own nerves, between natural over and king, urgent discussions in the royal box. all spectators wanted a where the final. the second set produced a back—and—forth tension thatis produced a back—and—forth tension that is tennis. pliskova and the net had to win this point, didn't she? that moment went to berkeley. the second set went to a tie—break with a capacity crowd who had come to sit down having a reason to stand up. that is pliskova's husband, 1—1. sets. it was tied, putting up barty. there had been pressures, expectations, injuries, now ashleigh barty is champion. a private moment of triumph in front of the world. it took me a long time to verbalise the fact that i wanted to dare to dream it and say i wanted to win this incredible tournament and be able to live out my dream right now with everyone here has made it better
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than i ever could have imagined. ext} than i ever could have imagined. 50 years ago, another indigenous australian, evonne goolagong, one this title. i australian, evonne goolagong, one this title. ., , ., ., this title. i hope i made evonne roud. this title. i hope i made evonne proud- four— this title. i hope i made evonne proud. four women's _ this title. i hope i made evonne proud. four women's titles, i proud. four women's titles, champions _ proud. four women's titles, champions again. _ proud. four women's titles, champions again. in - proud. four women's titles, champions again. in the i proud. four women's titles, - champions again. in the wheelchair doubles, they secured their fifth title here about the first for whaley as a mother. after all, joy is something to be shared. joel wilson, bbc news, wimbledon. what a day yesterday and it could be a historic day in the men's final with novak djokovic eyeing a six wimbledon title. he takes on italy's matteo berrettini. djokovic has been in incredible form throughout the championships, only dropping one set. he says it would mean everything
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to equal roger federer and rafael nadal�*s all—time record of 20 grand slam victories. grand slams are what counts the most in our sport, and rate now at this stage of my career as well, it was about historic number one rankings and about grand slams and trying to, you know, fight for as many trophies and grand slams as possible. is a sad, i put myself in a great position and now onto the last hurdle. the last challenge is going to be a big one but i look forward to be a big one but i look forward to it. ——as i said. there was another impressive performance from england's stand—in cricket side, who wrapped up their one day series with pakistan with a game to spare. as the main squad continues to isolate after a covid outbreak, the understudies made 247 at lord's, phil salt with a half—century. and they bowled out pakistan 52 runs short to take an unbeatable 2—0 series lead. the final game is on tuesday. and the british and irish lions have maintained their 100% start to their tour of south africa.
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this was their toughest test so far though — it was 26—26 at half—time, three of the sharks' tries coming from lions�* mistakes. the game changed after jayden hendrikser was sent off for an elbow to liam williams�* head and the lions then pulled away, anthony watson scoring two of their 11 tries. there we are. i have heard from the line they are coming home. is there we are. i have heard from the line they are coming home.- there we are. i have heard from the line they are coming home. is it? on its wa ! line they are coming home. is it? on its way! you — line they are coming home. is it? on its way! you don't _ line they are coming home. is it? on its way! you don't night _ line they are coming home. is it? on its way! you don't night we - line they are coming home. is it? on its way! you don't night we will- its way! you don't night we will see. i its way! you don't night we will see- i have _ its way! you don't night we will see. i have a _ its way! you don't night we will see. i have a good _ its way! you don't night we will see. i have a good feeling i its way! you don't night we willl see. i have a good feeling about today. no predictions. no, no, no. look at the way they are playing, you know?— you know? you are learning that breakin: you know? you are learning that breaking news _ you know? you are learning that breaking news and _ you know? you are learning that breaking news and i _ you know? you are learning that breaking news and i am - you know? you are learning that breaking news and i am even i you know? you are learning that i breaking news and i am even writing this down_ breaking news and i am even writing this down because they feel may vocabulary has been expanded before x: 30 _ vocabulary has been expanded before x: 30 on— vocabulary has been expanded before x: 30 on a _ vocabulary has been expanded before x: 30 on a sunday morning. fusion couture? _ x: 30 on a sunday morning. fusion couture? -- — x: 30 on a sunday morning. fusion couture? —— 6:30. x: 30 on a sunday morning. fusion couture? -- 6:30.— x: 30 on a sunday morning. fusion couture? -- 6:30.
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coming up, we are going to meet two fans who have actually got the ticket to tonight's match. stay with us. hello, this is breakfast with chris mason and luxmy gopal. taking your son or daughter to a football match is one of life's great pleasures for many parents — but it can also work the other way round. james allcott has been going to watch qpr with his dad, gary, for years. so when he managed to bag a pair of tickets for tonight's final at wembley, he knew exactly who he was taking. james is a youtuber, so he filmed the moment he broke the good news. take a look.
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hello, gary. hello, mate. i'm gary alcott, i'm — hello, gary. hello, mate. i'm gary alcott, i'm james— hello, gary. hello, mate. i'm gary alcott, i'm james alcott's - hello, gary. hello, mate. i'm gary alcott, i'm james alcott's dad. i i alcott, i'm james alcott's dad. i have strong memories of 1966. two tickets? no! i have strong memories of 1966. two tickets? no!— tickets? no! i believed after the germany game. _ tickets? no! i believed after the germany game, died, _ tickets? no! i believed after the germany game, died, and i i tickets? no! i believed after the germany game, died, and i wasj germany game, died, and i was thinking, — germany game, died, and i was thinking, if— germany game, died, and i was thinking, if we are going to get there. — thinking, if we are going to get there. i— thinking, if we are going to get there, i want to be there, and i want— there, i want to be there, and i want to— there, i want to be there, and i want to be— there, i want to be there, and i want to be there with you. wow! sol want to be there with you. wow! so i bou . ht two want to be there with you. wow! so i bought two tickets _ want to be there with you. wow! so i bought two tickets to _ want to be there with you. barrio"! so i bought two tickets to the final. 0h, bought two tickets to the final. oh, wow! _ bought two tickets to the final. oh, wow! i_ bought two tickets to the final. oh, wow! i don't know if you free on sunday— wow! i don't know if you free on sunday that that's amazing! it is the biggest game of our lives, isn't it? ., ., . ., it? oh, wow! oh, wow. were going! that's amazing- _ it? oh, wow! oh, wow. were going! that's amazing. fantastic _ it? oh, wow! oh, wow. were going! that's amazing. fantastic stuff. i a happy dad there, and gary
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joins us now from surrey, while james is in west london. good morning to you, boys. blimey, what a day ahead for all of us, particularly for you two. and gary, quite a moment there, what did you think? ., quite a moment there, what did you think? . , ., , quite a moment there, what did you think? . , . , . , think? yeah, yeah, it is incredible. i am so excited, _ think? yeah, yeah, it is incredible. i am so excited, and _ think? yeah, yeah, it is incredible. i am so excited, and so _ think? yeah, yeah, it is incredible. i am so excited, and so grateful i think? yeah, yeah, it is incredible. | i am so excited, and so grateful for james, thinking about it. it is typical of him. just so looking forward to the day. 50 typical of him. just so looking forward to the day.— typical of him. just so looking forward to the day. so what is the secret? how _ forward to the day. so what is the secret? how do _ forward to the day. so what is the secret? how do you _ forward to the day. so what is the secret? how do you get _ forward to the day. so what is the secret? how do you get a - forward to the day. so what is the secret? how do you get a ticket i forward to the day. so what is the | secret? how do you get a ticket or two? i secret? how do you get a ticket or two? ., ., ., secret? how do you get a ticket or two? . ., ., ., ., two? i had a friend who had a friend who had some _ two? i had a friend who had a friend who had some available, _ two? i had a friend who had a friend who had some available, and i two? i had a friend who had a friend who had some available, and the i two? i had a friend who had a friend| who had some available, and the big decision, _ who had some available, and the big decision, really, was actually, we all understand that these tickets have obviously gone for a decent amount— have obviously gone for a decent amount of— have obviously gone for a decent amount of money, so the call that i had to— amount of money, so the call that i had to make — amount of money, so the call that i had to make was getting it done before _ had to make was getting it done before i— had to make was getting it done before i wasn't going to be able to afford _ before i wasn't going to be able to afford it— before i wasn't going to be able to afford it anymore. so i didn't before — afford it anymore. so i didn't before the ukraine game, because i knew— before the ukraine game, because i knew that _ before the ukraine game, because i knew that it was going to cost lot more _ knew that it was going to cost lot more after — knew that it was going to cost lot more after that. it was a bit of a
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gamble. — more after that. it was a bit of a gamble, but to be honest, it was a selfish _ gamble, but to be honest, it was a selfish decision, really, if we were going _ selfish decision, really, if we were going to _ selfish decision, really, if we were going to get to point, i was thinking, _ going to get to point, i was thinking, why am by going to be? and i thinking, why am by going to be? and i would _ thinking, why am by going to be? and i would want _ thinking, why am by going to be? and i would want to be with my dad. i want _ i would want to be with my dad. i want to— i would want to be with my dad. i want to be — i would want to be with my dad. i want to be with my dad? i would much rather— want to be with my dad? i would much rather be _ want to be with my dad? i would much rather be at _ want to be with my dad? i would much rather be at the ground than anywhere else. so ijust kind of went— anywhere else. so ijust kind of went for— anywhere else. so ijust kind of went for it. _ anywhere else. so ijust kind of went for it, i'm delighted i'm not taking _ went for it, i'm delighted i'm not taking him— went for it, i'm delighted i'm not taking him to italy or denmark today, — taking him to italy or denmark today, because i am not sure, yeah, i'm today, because i am not sure, yeah, i'm not— today, because i am not sure, yeah, i'm not sure — today, because i am not sure, yeah, i'm not sure it— today, because i am not sure, yeah, i'm not sure it would have been worth— i'm not sure it would have been worth it. — i'm not sure it would have been worth it. to— i'm not sure it would have been worth it, to be honest. but it did come _ worth it, to be honest. but it did come together, and as someone who makes _ come together, and as someone who makes videos, i actually don't watch them _ makes videos, i actually don't watch them back— makes videos, i actually don't watch them back that much, so i have only 'ust them back that much, so i have only just heard _ them back that much, so i have only just heard that back there. so that is a bit _ just heard that back there. so that is a bit weird for me, but i knew in the moment— is a bit weird for me, but i knew in the moment but as ever, he showed clas5, _ the moment but as ever, he showed class, understated class, it was wonderful, _ class, understated class, it was wonderful, to make him heavy. sol 'ust wonderful, to make him heavy. sol just alighted today. | wonderful, to make him heavy. sol just alighted today. i bet wonderful, to make him heavy. so i just alighted today.— just alighted today. i bet the inner youtuber in _ just alighted today. i bet the inner youtuber in you _ just alighted today. i bet the inner youtuber in you was _ just alighted today. i bet the inner youtuber in you was hoping i just alighted today. i bet the inner youtuber in you was hoping he i just alighted today. i bet the inner| youtuber in you was hoping he was going to start dancing on the sofa. actually, i have seen my dad danced, so that _ actually, i have seen my dad danced, so that is— actually, i have seen my dad danced, so that is definitely not what i was hoping _ so that is definitely not what i was hoping for. — so that is definitely not what i was hoping for, to be honest. look, it
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was one _ hoping for, to be honest. look, it was one of— hoping for, to be honest. look, it was one of those things where i did wonder. _ was one of those things where i did wonder. do— was one of those things where i did wonder, do you do this? do you film it or not. _ wonder, do you do this? do you film it or not, because, you know, i wonder, do you do this? do you film it or not, because, you know, lam wonder, do you do this? do you film it or not, because, you know, i am a football— it or not, because, you know, i am a football presenter, i analyse football, these kinds of videos are not the _ football, these kinds of videos are not the videos i normally do. but to be honest— not the videos i normally do. but to be honest the real reason for doing it was— be honest the real reason for doing it wasjust — be honest the real reason for doing it wasjust a — be honest the real reason for doing it was just a showcase dad, be honest the real reason for doing it wasjust a showcase dad, and the response _ it wasjust a showcase dad, and the response from people has been pretty crazy, _ response from people has been pretty crazy, to _ response from people has been pretty crazy, to be _ response from people has been pretty crazy, to be honest. that response from people has been pretty crazy, to be honest.— crazy, to be honest. that is terrific- _ crazy, to be honest. that is terrific- i— crazy, to be honest. that is terrific. i want _ crazy, to be honest. that is terrific. i want to _ crazy, to be honest. that is terrific. i want to talk i crazy, to be honest. that isj terrific. i want to talk about crazy, to be honest. that is i terrific. i want to talk about today and the buildup and your plans for the next... hang on, let me work this out. 13 hours and 27 minutes, i think it is. but i've got to talk to you, gary, about 1966. and you following england during the tournament until a rather crucial moment. tell us about that? yes. tournament until a rather crucial moment. tell us about that? yes, i was lucky enough — moment. tell us about that? yes, i was lucky enough to _ moment. tell us about that? yes, i was lucky enough to go, _ moment. tell us about that? yes, i was lucky enough to go, my - moment. tell us about that? yes, i was lucky enough to go, my dad i moment. tell us about that? yes, i | was lucky enough to go, my dad got me tickets for the opening ceremony, and we saw the group game against france. and then, you know, in 1966, my parents had arranged for us to go on our very first foreign holidays,
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so we went off to spain on the day of the quarter—final. and we arrived, we went to the beach straightaway, as you do, because it is such a novelty to be here, somewhere warm and hot, guaranteed, and sand, and there was a big cheer, i was sent up the beach to find out what was going on, and saw that hurst had scored. and then we watched the semi—final and the final, in a tv lounge, in their hotel. and as some of your viewers will know, hotel rooms have not always had televisions. so we had a tv lounge, we watched the portugal game, and when it came to the final, it was, as i said tojames, it game, and when it came to the final, it was, as i said to james, it was like being out the match. half of the tv room was full of german people and half the tv room was full of english people. people and half the tv room was full of english people-— people and half the tv room was full of english people.- and i people and half the tv room was full of english people.- and it i of english people. brilliant. and it was exceptional. _ of english people. brilliant. and it was exceptional. it _ of english people. brilliant. and it was exceptional. it is _ of english people. brilliant. and it was exceptional. it is a _ of english people. brilliant. and it was exceptional. it is a step i of english people. brilliant. and it was exceptional. it is a step up, i was exceptional. it is a step up, then, was exceptional. it is a step up, then. isn't _ was exceptional. it is a step up, then. isn't it. — was exceptional. it is a step up,
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then, isn't it, tonight? - was exceptional. it is a step up, then, isn't it, tonight? let's- was exceptional. it is a step up, | then, isn't it, tonight? let's talk about your pre—game ritual, starting now, at 6:30 a.m., trundling on until eight p.m. walk us through it. what is the plan? we until eight p.m. walk us through it. what is the plan?— until eight p.m. walk us through it. what is the plan? we had a meeting about this yesterday, _ what is the plan? we had a meeting about this yesterday, me _ what is the plan? we had a meeting about this yesterday, me and - what is the plan? we had a meeting about this yesterday, me and dad, i about this yesterday, me and dad, because _ about this yesterday, me and dad, because i— about this yesterday, me and dad, because i think it is interesting, i have _ because i think it is interesting, i have spoken to a few people and kind of, have spoken to a few people and kind of. how— have spoken to a few people and kind of, how they are going to take in this game, — of, how they are going to take in this game, it is actually quite important to them, whatever they are, because i think it isjust such are, because i think it isjust such a huge _ are, because i think it isjust such a huge moment. and i think for us, the big _ a huge moment. and i think for us, the big thing — a huge moment. and i think for us, the big thing is, we don't want to rush _ the big thing is, we don't want to rush so — the big thing is, we don't want to rush so we — the big thing is, we don't want to rush. so we need to figure out when we want _ rush. so we need to figure out when we want to— rush. so we need to figure out when we want to get to wembley. i was there _ we want to get to wembley. i was there for— we want to get to wembley. i was there for the germany game and it was honestly something else, and such a _ was honestly something else, and such a release for match going fans to go— such a release for match going fans to go to _ such a release for match going fans to go to a _ such a release for match going fans to go to a game and feel that again, whatever— to go to a game and feel that again, whatever that feeling is, right, to go to a game and feel that again, whateverthat feeling is, right, of going— whateverthat feeling is, right, of going to— whateverthat feeling is, right, of going to the game and being able to scream _ going to the game and being able to scream like that, to be around other people _ scream like that, to be around other people so _ scream like that, to be around other people so i — scream like that, to be around other people. so i think we will be getting _ people. so i think we will be getting there as early as we can, hoping, — getting there as early as we can, hoping, i— getting there as early as we can, hoping, ijust saw the weather, it doesn't _ hoping, ijust saw the weather, it doesn't look good, so hopefully we are not— doesn't look good, so hopefully we are not qualities in brollies like steve _ are not qualities in brollies like
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steve mclaren. —— wallies in brollies _ steve mclaren. —— wallies in brollies it— steve mclaren. —— wallies in brollies. it is about soaking it in, because — brollies. it is about soaking it in, because i— brollies. it is about soaking it in, because i don't think we would want to be _ because i don't think we would want to be anywhere else other than where we are _ to be anywhere else other than where we are going to be this afternoon. fingers— we are going to be this afternoon. fingers crossed that it is coming home, _ fingers crossed that it is coming home, and — fingers crossed that it is coming home, and i think it will. i feel good _ home, and i think it will. i feel good about it. i think we're going to do— good about it. i think we're going to do it — good about it. i think we're going to do it. �* ,, �* good about it. i think we're going to do it. �* ., ~ good about it. i think we're going todo it. �* ., ~ ., good about it. i think we're going todoit. ., ~ ., to do it. brilliant. a 'oy to chat to do it. brilliant. a 'oy to chat to ou to do it. brilliant. a 'oy to chat to you both. _ to do it. brilliant. a 'oy to chat to you both. enjoy i to do it. brilliant. ajoy to chat to you both. enjoy the - to do it. brilliant. ajoy to chat to you both. enjoy the day, i to do it. brilliant. ajoy to chat to you both. enjoy the day, we to do it. brilliant. ajoy to chat i to you both. enjoy the day, we are all very jealous that you to you both. enjoy the day, we are all veryjealous that you have got those tickets. it was a plant were taking when you brought those tickets a few weeks back. and i think, ithink tickets a few weeks back. and i think, i think you are right, james. pacing ourselves is the motto over the next umpteen hours. thank you both, have a good day. we the next umpteen hours. thank you both, have a good day.— both, have a good day. we haven't been pacing _ both, have a good day. we haven't been pacing ourselves! _ both, have a good day. we haven't been pacing ourselves! no, - both, have a good day. we haven't been pacing ourselves! no, we i both, have a good day. we haven't i been pacing ourselves! no, we really haven't. been pacing ourselves! no, we really haven't- we — been pacing ourselves! no, we really haven't. we only _ been pacing ourselves! no, we really haven't. we only 37 _ been pacing ourselves! no, we really haven't. we only 37 minutes - been pacing ourselves! no, we really haven't. we only 37 minutes in i been pacing ourselves! no, we really haven't. we only 37 minutes in and i haven't. we only 37 minutes in and we are already a bit manic.- we are already a bit manic. well, now for some — we are already a bit manic. well, now for some calm. _ now on breakfast, it's time for the travel show. from one of the world's most exciting train rides, to hurtling downhill without brakes. to moose tracking in the forests of canada. this week, we revisit some of our wildest adventures.
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hello, and welcome to the travel show with me, carmen roberts, coming to you this week from my local park in tokyo. we've not been travelling these past few months, which has been an odd change of pace for all of us here on the programme, but over the past few years we have been to hundreds of incredible places and faced many unusual and occasionally uncomfortable situations. i faced my fear of heights jumping off the sky tower in new zealand, ignored basic safety advice and danced with scissors in peru, and played real—life mario kart down some of the busiest road in tokyo.
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but it's notjust me, though. all of us travel show regulars have had some pretty wild adventures, and this week we are looking back at some of our favourites. first up, in 2018, we went tojordan to mark 100 years since the culmination of the arab revolt, the legendary campaign against the ottoman empire which was famously led, it's claimed, by lawrence of arabia. we sent rajan tojordan to experience a battle re—enactment along one of the key supply lines. this is a reconstruction of one of the original trains and it used to carry supplies to the ottoman troops and i am going to take a trip through this stunning landscape. baking hot out here!
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i hope it is cool inside. this is a glorious feeling — huge, vast arid desert around me, these big granite mountains on either side, just how you imagined it. oh my god! it's horses! wow! that's a bomb! i think you will find, that's a bomb. oh! what the hell! that is loud!
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so, what i'm guessing is that this train is being hijacked, and that a bomb has been exploded on the line and we cannot move. we have been well and truly hijacked. i tell you what, for a re—enactment, it's pretty realistic. i'm actually scared, even though i know they are blanks. what the hell! ok, i'm going! i'm going, ok! don't leave me here! 0k, 0k. hands up, hands up man, hands up! constant attacks on the ottoman's railway supply lines worked, the war ended and several new nations, syria, iraq, libya were formed.
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the origins of the middle east that know today can be traced to these attacks on the railway and the subsequent covering up of the region by the brits and french. that was rajan there under bombardment in the blazing heat of the jordanian desert. it's a bit of a temperature change now and we head to the chilly austrian alps where ben braved —30 degrees centigrade and a gathering storm for a spot of snow camping and let's just say it didn't all go to plan. we have put up all of the tents now. mostly these guys. it's going well, it is a lot warmer than i thought. so after some hard work, our camp is set and i will be
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honest, a hot drink has never been more satisfying. as the sun fell behind the mountains, little did we know that this would be a last chance to take in this amazing environment. it was most definitely the calm before the storm. it's absolutely freezing and getting colder by the second, but it really is beautiful and i'd never seen anything like it in my life. we melt snow over camp stoves to make our dinners of rehydrated chicken noodles. but then, the dramatically worsening weather was taking its toll. somewhere along the way, i took a wrong turn and now i'm we melt snow over camp stoves to make our dinners of rehydrated chicken noodles. but then, the dramatically worsening weather was taking its toll. somewhere along the way, i took a wrong turn and now i'm in the deeper snow. oh god.
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oh god, oh god. oh god, it's so deep. that was difficult. 0k. here's my house for the night. oh, it's so cold! the ground feels like a freezer. 0k. it is currently 2am and i have not slept at all. i think we are right in the middle of the storm and the winds are so strong. but the worst was yet to come. we woke up early to a blizzard of snow. with the wind hitting me this hard, i'm shocked at how drastically this amazing place can change overjust a few hours. but then, it was all hands on deck to pack down our tents.
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with visibility restricted to just a few metres in places, it was important we stick together. our path was never too farfrom a sheer drop down the mountain. getting down was going to be much harder than getting up. the storm had meant the whole mountain had been shut down for safety reasons and we would essentially need to be evacuated. so, snowploughs to the rescue. it's not really the morning i was hoping for because you can't really see anything because it's such a blizzard, but overall, it was such a great experience, something you don't do every day, but now it's time to get warm.
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next, we head to the state of hidalgo, central mexico, where mike endured one eco parque's notorious night walk, where tourists can experience a brutal recreation of an illegal border crossing into the united states. this reconstruction has been designed by locals to try to persuade migrants not to attempt the sometimes perilous journey, which claimed 300 lives last year. we're told to meet inside the main gate. and even though these guys are playing a part, they really mean business. so the guy yelling at the top of his lungs is the person taking us across the border. he is taking his character extremely seriously. so firstly, we are alljumping in the back of a pickup truck.
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i have no idea where we're going. he's not giving us any tips. and we're going to attempt to cross the border they've created for us tonight. i have to watch my step. there is gunshots, there is sirens, this bridge is totally not stable, and there's people crawling on the ground. sirens i don't even know what's going on but the group is slowly... you 0k? yes. unsure footing, i can kind of deal with. but things get much scarier when you are forced to the ground by these very
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authentic—looking bandits. crack gunfire sirens normally you would welcome the arrival of the police with open arms, but our coyote tells us to run. sirens we have to go, we have to go!
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panting the idea of this park is to show people what hardships and work goes into border crossings, and this has been a perfect example of that so far. shouting this is the moment, this is the moment. we can hopefully cross the border. our coyote is stressing out. sirens wait for the next truck, as soon as it comes, we're jumping in the back. sirens they're coming. sirens off in the distance.
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here at the eco parque, they're hoping this experience will end up saving many lives. it's certainly given many of the guests here pause for thought. well, stay with us, because coming up... cheering henry dodges obstacles on a downhill cart race in the philippines. and i hang from a waterfall in peru. oh, my gosh! so, don't go away. right. we're crossing continents now and heading to canada in search of one of its most famous residents. and even though it is big and noisy, the canadian moose is surprisingly elusive. but luckily, krista had the help of one of the country's top trackers. howling
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you must be pierre? yes, i am. lovely to meet you. what an amazing song. you really sounded like a wolf. thanks! although wolves don't normally carry guitars. usually, i guess. my friends call me pierre the wolf. pierre takes tourists around this forest, the world's biggest research forest. as ever, sunrise and sunset are the best times for spotting. he reckons there is an 80% chance. this is the mark that a big male with big antlersjust made. on the moose safari, we are trying to find the moose, we are trying to approach them with all the ancestral
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technique — the wind and the noise, and we are also doing moose, different calls, to attract them. sometimes we are very lucky. so, with the moose calls you make, could you explain the noises? what do they say? honking the female noise is like this. honking and the male, it is short but deep. kind of rough. grunting it's very deep, because moose are big. they are the biggest member of the deer family. male grunting pierre takes me off deep into the woods, chasing very faint calls he can hear in the distance. he's not above smearing himself in a 'moose bath', which is basically a collection of unpleasant substances the animal has left behind.
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the going is heavy. i have a tough time in the boggy ground. but after a couple of hours with two soaking wet feet and daylight disappearing, we admit defeat, get back in the car and head for home. when, suddenly... i see it! oh, my goodness! huge antlers on that one. moose. yeah. moose call i tell you what, the boys are out tonight.
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look at that. distant, but definitely there. moose call and off pierre went, chasing the moose into the sunset. krista there, enjoying the sights, sounds and smells of the canadian wilderness. next up, we're off to the philippines and the island of negros, made famous by a local sport that has attracted thousands of thrillseekers from all over the world, including our very own henry golding. we don't recommend you try this at home. cheering that's insane! i saw him flying about 30 feet! laughter on something that's... it's a unique thing.
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it might look like a few bits of bamboo strung together with wheels, but that is pretty much what it is! add a hill and a few obstacles, you've got a sport that will definitely get the adrenaline going. it all started when local environmentalist nicky decided to ramp up a children's game and turn it into a heart—stopping adventure sport. it could be described as an extreme sport. an insane sport, nicky. there's something wrong with you and your friends! cheering that is how we enjoy riding. he is still alive. so, missing about 15 trees on the way down, ok? that is important. oh, dear. oh, dear!
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gaining speed! yeah! lively music now, they make it look very easy, but it's far from it. you have to be careful of where you're heading, because these tracks aren't straight lines, and the speed just picks up a crazy amount. you need to plant your feet down to slow down. watch out for those trees! close call! laughter after a few attempts, i start to get the hang of things. riding in a crew! as for the big jumps, well, i think i will leave that
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to the professionals. laughter yeah, good job, good job! yeah! woo hoo! and finally, this week, one of my all—time favourite experiences here on the travel show. back in 2016, i travelled to the andes in northern peru to the home of the yumbilla falls, one of the largest waterfalls in the world. and i was incredibly lucky to be one of the first people to try and abseil down it. your legs, carmen, 90 degrees like this. lean backwards. taking off is terrifying. it's hard to stay up with the constant pressure of the water pushing me backwards, and i'm told this is the easy part. 0k!
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we reached the tiny ledge overlooking the last 70 metres and prepare for our descent. what a view! oh, my gosh, it's amazing! woo hoo! ok. here we go. we're so close. this is amazing! so far, so good. but halfway down, i'm in for a shock. slightly unnerving we're going to lose the rock now and go into freefall. ah! i can do this. ah, yep, this is good. without the rock face, i'm literally hanging. it's hard work on my hand. basically, this rope
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is holding my body weight. i'm having to release the rope to get me down. this way of coming down is faster and scarier, but a lot more exciting. we reach the last part of the descent, and i'm so relieved to finally get to the bottom. whoa! i know it's crazy, i didn't expect so much water! that was amazing. what a rush. yeah! well, that's it for this week, and our look back at some of our wildest adventures here on the travel show. and hopefully we will be on the road, pushing our limits again very soon.
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but in the meantime, you can keep up on social media, where we'll give you some inspiration for your future travel plans. just search "bbc travel show" on all the main platforms and you'll find us there. but until next time, from me — carmen roberts — and the rest of the travel show team at home, all around the world, it's goodbye. good morning. welcome to breakfast with chris mason and luxmy gopal. our headlines today:
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on the brink of history — england's fooballers prepare to take on italy in tonight's european championship final, their biggest match in more than half a century. their resilience and experiences as a team have really prepared them well for this moment. the queen sends a message of support and praises the spirit and commitment of the team. at 8:00pm tonight, the hopes of millions will focus on wembley. this morning we'll assess england's chances with some of those closest to the team. 13 hours away from kick—off, how are the fans feeling? i am in bermondsey with some italian fans, some english fans, to see how they are dealing with last—minute nerves. fans, to see how they are dealing with last-minute nerves.- fans, to see how they are dealing with last-minute nerves. well, away from the euros, _ with last-minute nerves. well, away from the euros, wimbledon - with last-minute nerves. well, away from the euros, wimbledon has- with last-minute nerves. well, away from the euros, wimbledon has a i with last-minute nerves. well, away. from the euros, wimbledon has a new champion. ash barty says it's better than she ever imagined, after taking the title for the first time. good morning. it is a busy day of
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sport had, but what does the weather holds in store? i will have the full forecast about a quarter of an hour. so, 13 hours to go, as we conventionally call it on a sunday, seven o'clock. it's sunday the 11th ofjuly. a date that will go down in history as the day england took on italy in the final of the european championship. millions of england fans are waking up this morning with the hope that, finally, the men's team could lift their first major trophy since 1966. in the build—up to the game, the queen, the duke of cambridge and the prime minister have all sent messages of support. olly foster reports from wembley. when the final whistle blows at wembley tonight, the wait could be over. an england team that you can mention in the same breath as the heroes of 1966.
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for too long, that history has weighed them down. those golden generations expected to emulate what sir alf ramsey achieved with his team. this class of 2021 under gareth southgate is perhaps the best chance yet. they've never been closer. this was our moment, to represent our time. the near misses, and the tournaments that have not gone so well, are so important for this team. over the last four years, they've knocked down so many barriers, they have come through so many different challenges, different ways to win matches. had to come back from being behind, had to go through extra time, had to go through extra penalty shootouts. so their resilience and experiences as a team have really prepared them well for this moment. tonight's trophy presentation will be held on the pitch, but 55 years ago, bobby moore led his england players up those famous steps to the royal box at the old wembley, where the queen presented them with the world cup. her majesty has sent a message
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to gareth southgate. in it, she congratulated the team for reaching the final, but also expressed her hope that history will record not only their success but also the spirit, commitment and pride with which they have conducted themselves. on the journey to london yesterday, the players were reminded just what this means to the nation. from the local villages in staffordshire, turning out to line the route as they left their training base, to the welcome they received as they arrived at their hotel. the players even received a good luck message from tom cruise yesterday — the captain knows that this mission will be all the more possible with home support. to see the fans on the street like they have been, and see the reception that we've had as we pulled into the hotel here, and as we were leaving st george's park, yeah, it has just shown us how big an occasion it is. we know how much it means to theenglish fans,
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all of the country, so we're proud to be representing them. harry kane's extra time goal on wednesday night against denmark broke their long semifinal curse at major championships. he also scored against germany. every obstacle that has proved too much for previous englands has been cleared. they will be remembered forever. you're talking about putting yourself in among the names of greats. all of a sudden, we've got this wonderful crop of players we can be proud of, who are going to be remembered forever from this tournament, if we win it. and the scary thing is, there are so many of them only in the infancy of their footballing careers. it puts them in a realm of greatness. i don't think any of those players probably understand. we haven't forgotten about italy, a team unbeaten in three years. they were pushed very close in the semi—final by spain, though. they went through on penalties. england will have to up their game again, but the italian manager, roberto mancini, says england will have a huge advantage with home support, and wherever they're watching, english fans might well be singing this tonight.
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# it's coming home, it's coming home! the lyrics, though, are sometimes lost in translation, with one italian journalist asking the manager if they came across as arrogant. you have to know the english to understand our humour. and our humour is probably quite unique. but it's certainly not arrogant. the lyrics are making fun of ourselves, really, and the things that have gone wrong. so we've got a couple of replacements that seem to have come in now, in terms of songs, which is nice, to keep moving things forward. # sweet caroline... a new tune for a new era of english football, and how sweet it promises to be. olly foster, bbc news, wembley. our reporter austin halewood is at wembley. good morning, austin. how are your
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nerves shaping up? mine are jangling. oh... ah. we've lost austin, he was doing a reverse ventral of the act. we could see his lips moving but could not hear his voice. , lips moving but could not hear his voice. . , voice. the excitement, he 'ust couldn't voice. the excitement, he 'ust couldn-tgeti voice. the excitement, he 'ust couldn't get his i voice. the excitement, he 'ust couldn't get his words i voice. the excitement, he just couldn't get his words out! i voice. the excitement, he just i couldn't get his words out! well, let's hop from wembley to rome, where our correspondent lucy williamson is for us. lucy, the italians have not had to wait 55 years for a major final. but there is presumably plenty of excitement there as well? yes. excitement there as well? yes, absolutely- _ excitement there as well? yes, absolutely. it _ excitement there as well? yes, absolutely. it is _ excitement there as well? yes, absolutely. it is a _ excitement there as well? yes, absolutely. it is a bit _ excitement there as well? yes, absolutely. it is a bit early i excitement there as well? yes, absolutely. it is a bit early for. absolutely. it is a bit early for the fans here in piazza del popolo, but make no mistake, this is a formidable match. two big footballing nations, both with a passionate footballing culture, both of them think they invented football. it couldn't really get any bigger than that. and nothing is off limits here. has been talk about
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catholics versus anglicans, disparaging comments about english food culture, there has even been a bit of talk of brexit. so very much the game is on. as you say, england have got all the buildup of 55 years, the stakes are not quite as high for italy. they have won a major tournament three times since then. but they do still have something to prove, because they failed to qualify for the last world cup. so there is a little bit of energy behind that as well. and the italian government, i think, is very aware of how big this is going to be tonight. very concerned about holding this to element during covid, and the impact of that on the crowds but by going to be gathering all across italy. they have actually reduced the number of big screens across the country, there are just two places here in rome now where fans can come and watch the match in these fan zones. everywhere else will be shut down, and across italy as well, they are reducing the number of those big screens to try to make sure they do not have a
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repeat of a covid upsurge as a result of this game.— repeat of a covid upsurge as a result of this game. lucy, thank ou. let's have another crack at speaking to austin. by the way, that bit about english food culture! it is the pineapple and pizza thing, isn't it? there is nothing wrong with pineapple and pizza. austin, ithink we have plugged in the various bits of kit, you can hear me and i can hear you. of kit, you can hear me and i can hearyou. how of kit, you can hear me and i can hear you. how are your nerves? i think you can hear me hopefully now, chris. it must have been all the excitement, because the nerves are already starting to kick in here at wembley. good morning. it is very much to come before the storm, with just under 13 hours to go now until kick—off. on a day that many england fans perhaps thought they would never see again. but slowly, as the afternoon builds more and more fans are going to start arriving. 60,000 of them have the lucky ticket to get inside wembley stadium behind me for the game. we have seen the pictures of the other matches before, haven't we come in this tournament. wembley way brighter is going to be filled
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with fans. those songs that ollie was talking about before, three lions and sleet caroline, they will be getting louder and louder as the afternoon wears on. but for the england team themselves, the day will be much quieter. they had their final training session at st. george's park yesterday before travelling to their hotel in london last night, much closer to wembley. gareth southgate of air set all the hard work has been done, there is nothing more he can teach them now. he is ready for the game, and today isjust going to he is ready for the game, and today is just going to be a he is ready for the game, and today isjust going to be a light he is ready for the game, and today is just going to be a light one for the players. they arejust is just going to be a light one for the players. they are just going to be getting mentally prepared, perhaps a few more meetings about tactics and set plays, but nothing too strenuous before they arrive. perhaps a couple of hours before kick—off, with the italian side. of course, if you don't have a lucky ticket for the game to get inside the stadium, there is some good news. pubs are open a bit later tonight, until11:15 news. pubs are open a bit later tonight, until 11:15 p.m., news. pubs are open a bit later tonight, until11:15 p.m., and news. pubs are open a bit later tonight, until 11:15 p.m., and of course you can watch all the drama unfold across the bbc.— unfold across the bbc. thank you, austin, unfold across the bbc. thank you, austin. we — unfold across the bbc. thank you, austin, we will— unfold across the bbc. thank you, austin, we will speak _ unfold across the bbc. thank you, austin, we will speak to _ unfold across the bbc. thank you, austin, we will speak to you i unfold across the bbc. thank you,
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austin, we will speak to you later. i'm not sure whether that helped my nerves or not, i think it made them worse, but that is just inevitable. it is 17 a. m. worse, but that is just inevitable. it is 17 a.m. thank you for turning on breakfast. obviously one topic is dominating our conversation this morning. but of course there is some other news around, so let's bring that to you now. nhs waiting lists in england could more than double in the coming months, according to the health secretary. sajid javid says the number of people waiting for hospital treatment may increase to 13 million. our political correspondent jonathan blake can tell us more. good morning, jonathan. tell us more about what the new health secretary is saying? about what the new health secretary is sa inc? ., about what the new health secretary issa inc? ., ., is saying? good morning. he made these comments _ is saying? good morning. he made these comments in _ is saying? good morning. he made these comments in an _ is saying? good morning. he made these comments in an interview . is saying? good morning. he made. these comments in an interview with these comments in an interview with the sunday telegraph, and it is clear that the high waiting lists for the nhs in england, which are forecast to get much higher in the coming months, are going to be a personal priority for sajid javid. he describes being shocked when officials told him that the total waiting lists, already over 5
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million, could rise by many millions more, perhaps up to 13 million in the coming months. so he has said that he is resolving to, as i say, make that a priority for his time in thejob. and as make that a priority for his time in the job. and as for what he can do about it, well, there are limited means at his disposal, but he can continue to have nhs patients treated in private hospitals, paying for that out of the health service budget, and also continuing, perhaps, with virtual appointments where possible also. i think we are likely to see a push from the government to get people to come forward and have the treatment they might have missed during the pandemic. sajid javid talked about people staying away from hospitals because they didn't want to catch covid, or what he described as a very british attitude of not wanting to overwhelm the nhs. but of course, that may well be counter—productive, with this huge backlog that has now built up. there was a hit from him, perhaps, that the government could go further than its proposed 1% pay increase for nhs staff. the independent pay review body is due
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to report soon, but sajid javid said that staff should get a fair settlement when the country owed them a huge debt.— them a huge debt. thank you very much, jonathan. _ face coverings will still be mandatory in wales in certain circumstances, even after covid restrictions are relaxed. welsh ministers will decide this week whether to lower the alert level to zero. but they say masks will still be required bylaw on public transport and in health and social care settings, for as long as covid remains a threat. sir richard branson is preparing to fly to the edge of space today. the british businessman and his virgin galactic crew will take off from a site in new mexico at 2pm, uk time. they'll reach an altitude of around 50 miles above earth before coming back down. the trip should take around 90 minutes. parts of the united states are braced for more record—breaking temperatures, having already endured the hottestjune on record. death valley in california hit
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a high of 54.1; degrees celsius on friday, reportedly the highest temperature ever recorded on earth. forecasters are warning that most of the state, as well as nearby nevada, will remain dangerously hot, fuelling fears of more wildfires. one of england's most famous sporting anthems has been paired up with one of its most iconic landmarks, in advance england four, italy one. is that a prediction? no, it isn't! it would be _ is that a prediction? no, it isn't! it would be a — is that a prediction? no, it isn't! it would be a good _ is that a prediction? no, it isn't! it would be a good one, - is that a prediction? no, it isn't! it would be a good one, i - is that a prediction? no, it isn't! it would be a good one, i would| it would be a good one, i would support that. no, i don't think so, if i'm entirely honest. that's not a score prediction but a handy way to summarise the population of bedford. one in five bedfordians are of italian descent, after thousands moved there during the 1950s to manufacture bricks. tonight their descendants will be
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making a wall of sound. jon ironmonger has been to the town which will be celebrating tonight, whatever the result. there is a possibility that tonight will pass your invented with civilised, quiet celebrations. but it's unlikely. if the previous games are anything to go by, there will be huge crowds of england fans in the centre of town. and italy fans on the river. that is because bedford is like the little italy of england, one in five people here are italian and everyone, apparently, is a football fan.— and everyone, apparently, is a football fan.- tonight's l football fan. italia! tonight's match will — football fan. italia! tonight's match will be _ football fan. italia! tonight's match will be a _ football fan. italia! tonight's match will be a culture - football fan. italia! tonight's| match will be a culture clash, football fan. italia! tonight's - match will be a culture clash, the joanne from england and her italian
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restaurant to husband, alfonso, are only too sure of it.— only too sure of it. england. italy! we have had _ only too sure of it. england. italy! we have had this _ only too sure of it. england. italy! we have had this conversation - we have had this conversation before — we have had this conversation before. , ., before. they invited me to their izzeria before. they invited me to their pizzeria to _ before. they invited me to their pizzeria to see _ before. they invited me to their pizzeria to see how— before. they invited me to their pizzeria to see how easily - before. they invited me to their pizzeria to see how easily one i pizzeria to see how easily one family from two famous footballing nations can get along. joe, you are sorted and english arose among thorns here?— sorted and english arose among thorns here? ~ , , ., ., i. thorns here? absolutely. how are you auoin to thorns here? absolutely. how are you going to cope? _ thorns here? absolutely. how are you going to cope? it _ thorns here? absolutely. how are you going to cope? it is — thorns here? absolutely. how are you going to cope? it is soon _ thorns here? absolutely. how are you going to cope? it is soon eyes, - thorns here? absolutely. how are you going to cope? it is soon eyes, it - going to cope? it is soon eyes, it is a win, going to cope? it is soon eyes, it is a win. win _ going to cope? it is soon eyes, it is a win, win situation, _ going to cope? it is soon eyes, it is a win, win situation, really. . going to cope? it is soon eyes, it is a win, win situation, really. soj is a win, win situation, really. so nice _ is a win, win situation, really. so nice for— is a win, win situation, really. so nice for the — is a win, win situation, really. so nice for the cultures to come togethen _ nice for the cultures to come together. exactly. will nice for the cultures to come together. exactly.— together. exactly. will it be unbearable? _ together. exactly. will it be unbearable? it _ together. exactly. will it be unbearable? it will - together. exactly. will it be unbearable? it will be. - together. exactly. will it be unbearable? it will be. i- together. exactly. will it be - unbearable? it will be. iwouldn't dare. i unbearable? it will be. iwouldn't dare- i can _ unbearable? it will be. iwouldn't dare. i can talk. _ unbearable? it will be. iwouldn't dare. i can talk. -- _ unbearable? it will be. iwouldn't dare. i can talk. -- cannot. - unbearable? it will be. iwouldn't. dare. ican talk. -- cannot. because ofthe dare. ican talk. -- cannot. because of the concentration _ dare. ican talk. -- cannot. because of the concentration of _ dare. ican talk. -- cannot. because of the concentration of italians - dare. ican talk. -- cannot. because of the concentration of italians in i of the concentration of italians in bedford, it is so important. it's the perfect final and it can go
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either way, that is how we see it. will you take it on the chin? it will be a massive, massive blow. will you release an english themed pizza? will you release an english themed izza? , , ., will you release an english themed pizza?_ that - will you release an english themed pizza?_ that is - will you release an english themed pizza?_ that is a - pizza? definitely not! that is a aood pizza? definitely not! that is a good idea! _ pizza? definitely not! that is a good idea! we _ pizza? definitely not! that is a good idea! we have _ pizza? definitely not! that is a good idea! we have to - pizza? definitely not! that is a good idea! we have to draw i pizza? definitely not! that is a l good idea! we have to draw the pizza? definitely not! that is a - good idea! we have to draw the line somewhere- — good idea! we have to draw the line somewhere. that _ good idea! we have to draw the line somewhere. that is _ good idea! we have to draw the line somewhere. that is a _ good idea! we have to draw the line somewhere. that is a good - good idea! we have to draw the line somewhere. that is a good idea. . jon ironmonger reporting there. a terrific collection of voices. let's go to another place which knows very well how to enjoy a football tournament. the kirby estate in bermondsey. matt graveling is there. there is hardly anywhere that is not covered in flags. that's brilliant. the first time in 55 years, luxmy carrera. they turn out in force, don't they? this is the big one and i know a lot of you don't want to wait until 8pm tonight to know who the winner is going to be. i thought why not live here on bbc breakfast get this would roll, a team of
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italians and a team of the english. and eagle which looks a lot bigger —— a goal which looks bigger on the packet and a penalty shootout. i know nobody wants a penalty shootout so let's get it out of the way on breakfast. ourfirst so let's get it out of the way on breakfast. our first player is philippe from palma. here we expect our team to philippe from palma. here we expect ourteam to win philippe from palma. here we expect our team to win every time. what is the pressure. ladle our team to win every time. what is the pressure-— the pressure. we keep our fingers crossed and. _ the pressure. we keep our fingers crossed and, like, _ the pressure. we keep our fingers crossed and, like, our— the pressure. we keep our fingers crossed and, like, our hopes - the pressure. we keep our fingers crossed and, like, our hopes are l crossed and, like, our hopes are very— crossed and, like, our hopes are very low— crossed and, like, our hopes are very low in— crossed and, like, our hopes are very low in case of a surprise victory— very low in case of a surprise victory than we are very excited. 0k, victory than we are very excited. ok, perfect! step up, please let you have the pressures shot at making a little kick of the go. we have daniel in goals. you have been generous there. it is still 0—0. let's bring in chris. you are responsible for all of these flags. tell me a bit about how the
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atmosphere is building as england have progressed through this tournament. it has grown and grown, especially after yesterday. it was the biggest day for tourists, over 200 people came in for photos from far and wide across the country. incredible. far and wide across the country. incredible-— far and wide across the country. incredible. are you feeling good about today? — incredible. are you feeling good about today? here _ incredible. are you feeling good about today? here we _ incredible. are you feeling good about today? here we go, - incredible. are you feeling good about today? here we go, here| incredible. are you feeling good i about today? here we go, here we incredible. are you feeling good - about today? here we go, here we go to the italians have missed the first one. no pressure but this is live television. hey!— first one. no pressure but this is live television. hey!- the | first one. no pressure but this is i live television. hey!- the hit live television. hey! sorry! the hit it centl live television. hey! sorry! the hit it gently route _ live television. hey! sorry! the hit it gently route went _ live television. hey! sorry! the hit it gently route went out _ live television. hey! sorry! the hit it gently route went out the - live television. hey!
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a family. we have, like, discussion of being italian. eight inc that is the strength —— this passion and i think that is the strength they have. the connection they have, they have. the connection they have, they have sold. , ., ,., , have. the connection they have, they have sold. , ., , ., have sold. they have sold? they do have sold. they have sold? they do have sole- — have sold. they have sold? they do have sole. and _ have sold. they have sold? they do have sole. and this _ have sold. they have sold? they do have sole. and this ball _ have sold. they have sold? they do have sole. and this ball here, - have sole. and this ball here, alessandro. go easy, here we go! not bad! right, we have one more penalty, one more penalty. let's bring in ourfinal english player who already won this. this is alan from yesterday. i have to say, i love your shirts. you have turned out every time we have been down here on bbc breakfast. allen, this is the first time in 55 years. how are you feeling? we is the first time in 55 years. how are you feeling?— is the first time in 55 years. how are you feeling? we are feeling very u . are you feeling? we are feeling very u- to it. i are you feeling? we are feeling very up to it- ifeel— are you feeling? we are feeling very up to it. i feel very _ are you feeling? we are feeling very up to it. i feel very confident. - are you feeling? we are feeling very up to it. i feel very confident. we i up to it. ifeel very confident. we are still going to celebrate afterwards.—
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are still going to celebrate afterwards. ., ., , afterwards. how important has this been for the _ afterwards. how important has this been for the community. _ afterwards. how important has this been for the community. we - afterwards. how important has this been for the community. we had . been for the community. we had covid—i9, a lot of division and people having to isolate. what is the feeling like you?— people having to isolate. what is the feeling like you? there has been a lockdown. — the feeling like you? there has been a lockdown, people _ the feeling like you? there has been a lockdown, people couldn't - the feeling like you? there has been a lockdown, people couldn't really i a lockdown, people couldn't really see each other. so we hope this just brings things up and we can have a good old pie and a good time. you very much- — good old pie and a good time. you very much- the — good old pie and a good time. you very much. the penalty spot is yours, penalty, it is the final penalty. are you on the whistle as well? oh? oh! 0k. right. penalty. are you on the whistle as well? oh? oh! ok. right. let's get both sets of teams behind the goal, please, socially distance, of course. there we go. rate, there you have a. 1—02 the english don't penalties tonight, of course we don't. —— rate, there you go. 1—01! the english. we don't want penalties tonight. and we will have a problem
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ahead later. may be a penalty or two when we come back here a little bit later on. whether you are supporting, give us each year. —— whoever you are supporting, give us each year. that is brilliant. i thoroughly enjoyed that. that was an enjoyable penalty shootout. although, matt comyn next time we have to have you take a penalty as well, i think. have to have you take a penalty as well, ithink. == have to have you take a penalty as well. ithink-— well, ithink. -- although, matt. i do not think— well, ithink. -- although, matt. i do not think i _ well, ithink. -- although, matt. i do not think i can _ well, ithink. -- although, matt. i do not think i can take _ well, ithink. -- although, matt. i do not think i can take more - do not think i can take more penalties after that. that bit at the end was a mistake. it is penalties after that. that bit at the end was a mistake.- the end was a mistake. it is 22 minutes past _ the end was a mistake. it is 22 minutes past seven. _ the end was a mistake. it is 22 minutes past seven. let's - the end was a mistake. it is 22 i minutes past seven. let's pause the end was a mistake. it is 22 - minutes past seven. let's pause and have some whether. hello is here. how is it looking?— how is it looking? cool! how is it lookin: ? how is it looking? cool! how is it looking? that — how is it looking? cool! how is it looking? that is _ how is it looking? cool! how is it looking? that is an _ how is it looking? cool! how is it looking? that is an important - looking? that is an important question today. good morning, chris. a big weather day, important for the
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sporting events and it is sunshine and showers. this is the view in scotland, eastern scotland at the moment, some sunshine, first being. showers around and here rather showers gathering towards the west. it could be cloudy for northern ireland this morning with some late sunshine. this is a patchy weather front but will take shape later in the day. with some strong sunshine we are looking at heavy downpours and perhaps torrential downpours with thunder across northern england and scotland. through the afternoon this really takes shape, this weather front in the south. if you have sunshine in the eastern areas, 21-23, have sunshine in the eastern areas, 21—23, wimbledon is probably largely undisturbed for the last day of the men's final, but probably how long into the evening the finals go on because, as i say, this band of rain is marching in dan, yeah, it looks like it will head to wembley in time for this evening. there could well be some rain if you are travelling there during play and, more
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definitely, for those fans travelling back after the game. it looks quite wet across some parts of southern england, wales as we go through the night. showers elsewhere, thunderstorms tending to ease away. with the cloud around tonight it will be warmer than it was but some fog this morning has been chilly, just in southern england starting to lift now. monday, another day of sunny spells and showers but particularly so across the south—eastern quadrant. around an area of low pressure is where it is, sitting across in the low countries. further north and west, the fewer showers, the more sunshine, equally, unsettled and low pressure so it will have lively downpours in those low pressure areas. on tuesday, we kind of move away and the azores high, they see drier weather and it looks look like —— and it looks like it willjust have some lingering showers on tuesday. morning mist dennis on tuesday, showers coming but further
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and fewer in between. 22—23, you see the temperatures creeping up a little bit. by the time we get that area of high pressure there will be weak weather fronts skirting around the periphery to the north—west. cloudier across northern and western scotland, some rain around. further south and east does that high pressure moves in and the low pressure moves in and the low pressure importantly moves away, we will see some lengthier spells of sunshine, which arejust will see some lengthier spells of sunshine, which are just going to lift temperatures a little bit. it doesn't look particularly hot, but more subtle. doesn't look particularly hot, but more subtle-— more subtle. chris, back to you. thank you. _ more subtle. chris, back to you. thank you, helen. _ we're on bbc one until nine o'clock this morning — after which andrew marr takes over. morning, andrew — who do you have on today's show? is it coming home? it is coming home. and even andrew marr has noticed there will be a football match later on in the day. mark salling, ceo of the football association and a close contact with the england captain. if you want to
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know the latest, tune in at 9am but also a lot in politics as well regarding the fight against the pandemic. i am talking to the vaccine minister and the big issues in schools, katie green, labour shadow education secretary. and talking to general nick carter, the head of the army, about britain's controversial decision to leave afghanistan. aha, controversial decision to leave afghanistan-— afghanistan. a lot going on. , andrew. cheers. _ afghanistan. a lot going on. , andrew. cheers. how- afghanistan. a lot going on. , andrew. cheers. how did - afghanistan. a lot going on. , i andrew. cheers. how did gareth southgate turn england into euros finalists? well, hard work, patience and skill help of course but it is mainly about laying a good foundation.— mainly about laying a good foundation. ~ . , ., , foundation. which funnily enough is also how you _ foundation. which funnily enough is also how you can — foundation. which funnily enough is also how you can turn _ foundation. which funnily enough is also how you can turn your - foundation. which funnily enough is also how you can turn your own - foundation. which funnily enough is| also how you can turn your own face into... gareth southgate! check this out. # it's coming... #_ # it's coming... # football's- # it's coming... - # football's coming # it's coming... _ # football's coming home. # football's coming home. # it's — # football's coming home. # it's coming _ # football's coming home. # it's coming home... -
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# it's coming home... #_ # it's coming home... # it's _ # it's coming home... # it's coming - # it's coming home... # it's coming home i # it's coming home # _ # it's coming home # it's _ # it's coming home # it's coming - # it's coming home thatis that is incredible. that was rachel brombin. she joins us now from chesterfield. rachel, how on earth did you do that? it took a long time, but it was a mixture of lots of work, staring at a photograph for a long time and a lot of patience. i can imagine! it is sort of surreal the way right at the end where there is the reveal, it really does look like an image of gareth southgate. your face is completely lost there. how do you transform from one to the other so convincingly? to do you transform from one to the other so convincingly?—
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do you transform from one to the other so convincingly? to be honest, my boyfriend — other so convincingly? to be honest, my boyfriend was _ other so convincingly? to be honest, my boyfriend was in _ other so convincingly? to be honest, my boyfriend was in the _ other so convincingly? to be honest, my boyfriend was in the room - other so convincingly? to be honest, my boyfriend was in the room next i my boyfriend was in the room next door, and i kept on popping my head in and i was like, there is something about this, i can't figure it out. can you help me? i was like thinking about mannerisms that make you look like —— i was thinking about mannerisms. i probably look more like him than i thought the change may mannerisms.- more like him than i thought the change may mannerisms. also, you know, change may mannerisms. also, you know. your — change may mannerisms. also, you know, your eyebrows _ change may mannerisms. also, you know, your eyebrows disappear - change may mannerisms. also, you know, your eyebrows disappear and j know, your eyebrows disappear and his new eyebrows turn up. how did you do that? it can't be the basic make—up we use, something more special, right? i’ue make-up we use, something more special. right?— special, right? i've got it here. yeah! you _ special, right? i've got it here. yeah! you put _ special, right? i've got it here. yeah! you put this _ special, right? i've got it here. yeah! you put this on - special, right? i've got it here. yeah! you put this on your- special, right? i've got it here. - yeah! you put this on your eyebrows and then you set it with a translucent powder, so you don't pull out your eyebrows from your head. then you can seal it with foundation and basically make yourself look like a boiled egg and it gives you a blank canvas to work
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on, essentially.— on, essentially. that is where you start. i on, essentially. that is where you start- i will _ on, essentially. that is where you start. i will remember _ on, essentially. that is where you start. i will remember that - on, essentially. that is where you start. i will remember that for - on, essentially. that is where you | start. i will remember that for next time. you have done so well with going viral on social media. tell me about how that happened and how you feel about that? it’s about how that happened and how you feel about that?— feel about that? it's literally blown my — feel about that? it's literally blown my mind. _ feel about that? it's literally blown my mind. i— feel about that? it's literally blown my mind. i put- feel about that? it's literally blown my mind. i put it - feel about that? it's literally blown my mind. i put it on l feel about that? it's literally - blown my mind. i put it on tiktok. it was last friday, i had no idea. you know, i didn't expect anything. a workup on saturday morning and i was at work and every time a login i was at work and every time a login i was like wow, that is a lot of use. —— every time i logged in it was a lot of use. by sunday morning it was 500,000. i did not know what to do after. it was stressful. everyone is asking me what will i do next. i don't know. that will be my question! what are you going to do
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next? what are you going to be in transformation while watching the match tonight? i transformation while watching the match tonight?— match tonight? i feel i might 'ust watch it. n i match tonight? i feel i might 'ust watch it. it would i match tonight? i feel i might 'ust watch it. it would be i match tonight? i feel i might 'ust watch it. it would be too i match tonight? i feel i mightjust watch it. it would be too much i watch it. it would be too much stress just watching the game. i am not going to put myself under more pressure. i will stop with football players and then maybe, who knows maybe next year i will try again. and are you going beyond sport? this isn't the first time you have transformed your face. you isn't the first time you have transformed yourface. you have isn't the first time you have transformed your face. you have done various characters before. what is nextin various characters before. what is next in your mind for your transformations? i was halfway through doing a toy story section on my instagram and then i thought, let's try something else, which is what i did to euros. i will probably go back to toy story. i will probably go back to toy sto . ~ i will probably go back to toy sto . . ., , i will probably go back to toy sto .~ �* story. well actually, rachel, we're 'ust story. well actually, rachel, we're just seeing — story. well actually, rachel, we're just seeing on _ story. well actually, rachel, we're just seeing on the _ story. well actually, rachel, we're just seeing on the screen - story. well actually, rachel, we're just seeing on the screen now, - story. well actually, rachel, we'rej just seeing on the screen now, you as ours lightyear. —— buzz. just seeing on the screen now, you as ours lightyear. -- buzz. uncanny! yes, it is as ours lightyear. -- buzz. uncanny! yes. it is a — as ours lightyear. -- buzz. uncanny! yes. it is a bit— as ours lightyear. -- buzz. uncanny! yes, it is a bit scary, _ as ours lightyear. -- buzz. uncanny! yes, it is a bit scary, isn't _ as ours lightyear. -- buzz. uncanny! yes, it is a bit scary, isn't it? -
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yes, it is a bit scary, isn't it? scarily good, more like. yeah, my boyfriend. — scarily good, more like. yeah, my boyfriend, bless _ scarily good, more like. yeah, my boyfriend, bless him, _ scarily good, more like. yeah, my boyfriend, bless him, he - scarily good, more like. yeah, my boyfriend, bless him, he must - scarily good, more like. yeah, my boyfriend, bless him, he must be| boyfriend, bless him, he must be wondering what happens every time he comes home from work. he never knows what to expect. that comes home from work. he never knows what to expect-— what to expect. that is brilliant. what are your — what to expect. that is brilliant. what are your preparations, - what to expect. that is brilliant. j what are your preparations, you what to expect. that is brilliant. - what are your preparations, you are not going to be making yourself up while watching the game, what are you going to do to get in the zone and prepare? irate you going to do to get in the zone and prepare?— you going to do to get in the zone and --reare? . ., ., ., and prepare? we are going to invite around some _ and prepare? we are going to invite around some friends, _ and prepare? we are going to invite around some friends, i _ and prepare? we are going to invite around some friends, i think - and prepare? we are going to invite around some friends, i think we - and prepare? we are going to invite l around some friends, i think we have got a big screen set about side, we're going to go around there. we will start drinking in the afternoon and ease ourselves in. i have to be “p and ease ourselves in. i have to be up for work in the mornings i can't go too crazy, because when we win, it is all going to go mental, and i got to rein it in because i have worked stop i will celebrate as much as i can this afternoon.— as i can this afternoon. excellent. fantastic. — as i can this afternoon. excellent. fantastic, rachel. _ as i can this afternoon. excellent. fantastic, rachel. great- as i can this afternoon. excellent. fantastic, rachel. great to - as i can this afternoon. excellent. fantastic, rachel. great to speak| as i can this afternoon. excellent. i fantastic, rachel. great to speak to you. an absolutely incredible transformation. i you. an absolutely incredible transformation.— you. an absolutely incredible transformation. ., ., , transformation. i thoroughly en'oyed listeninu transformation. i thoroughly en'oyed listenin: to transformation. i thoroughly en'oyed
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listening to that i transformation. i thoroughly en'oyed listening to that conversation. h transformation. i thoroughly enjoyed listening to that conversation. you i listening to that conversation. you know _ listening to that conversation. you know what. — listening to that conversation. you know what, i've had a big, bold, editorial— know what, i've had a big, bold, editorial thought. know what, i've had a big, bold, editorialthought. i know what, i've had a big, bold, editorial thought. i think in a minute — editorial thought. i think in a minute we should talk about the football — minute we should talk about the football again. what do you reckon? should _ football again. what do you reckon? should we _ football again. what do you reckon? should we do that? is it controversial? football that is. i controversial? footballthat is. i think we can do another hour and half a _ think we can do another hour and half a half— think we can do another hour and half a half of football. stay with us. hello, this is breakfast, with chris mason and luxmy gopal. gareth southgate and his players have looked calm and composed for much of the euros, but has it really been that relaxed
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away from the pitch? bbc sport reporter kelly somers can give us an insight into what life in the england camp is like. she's been following the team for the last month. shejoins us now from london. good morning. how has it been? i was watching one of the england youtube channels last night doing a bit of a behind the scenes been, seeing st. george's park and all of the set up there stop give us the set up, because you have been closer than most, as to how it has been? it has been nearly — most, as to how it has been? it has been nearly five _ most, as to how it has been? it has been nearly five weeks _ most, as to how it has been? it has been nearly five weeks i _ most, as to how it has been? it has been nearly five weeks i have - most, as to how it has been? it has been nearly five weeks i have been | been nearly five weeks i have been with them now. i've been going into camp every day. i have to be honest, i've said this to so many people, what you see in those behind the scenes videos, what you see in all the content that has been put outcome is genuinely real. they made us a media centre, obviously in covid times it is all very different, but the fa have been brilliant. when you go to st. george's park might think it is normally a coaches' park and you get individual tents, the bbc sport and the other broadcasters. and every day a player comes to us. but even without coming to us about walking
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past, they stop and say hello. they are a really nice, down—to—earth bunch or genuinelyjust look like they are having the time of their lives. ., �* ., ., ., lives. you've got to tell me about, this is the — lives. you've got to tell me about, this is the start _ lives. you've got to tell me about, this is the start of _ lives. you've got to tell me about, this is the start of a _ lives. you've got to tell me about, this is the start of a great - this is the start of a great anecdote, your game of darts, with mason mount? i anecdote, your game of darts, with mason mount?— anecdote, your game of darts, with mason mount? i will talk about this all da ! mason mount? i will talk about this all day! because _ mason mount? i will talk about this all day! because i _ mason mount? i will talk about this all day! because i don't _ mason mount? i will talk about this all day! because i don't think - mason mount? i will talk about this all day! because i don't think i - all day! because i don't think i will ever beat anybody out darts ever again. this is something the fa started in russia in 2018, when they made a concerted effort to kind of get the fans and the media back on the side, and the players and the media, i think the relationship has been broken a bit. they started a media versus player darts, whoever was doing the plot —— the press conference will do the darts. despite over they managed to keep doing it this year, we honestly have to be careful in terms of keeping three metres away, player would do it then moved to decide, darts, et cetera. i think it is on the friday before the croatia game, and i am useless at darts, i don't play. when you are in the pub, you have a go, i had a bit of a practice and i was
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awful. and then i was playing against mason mount, ijust so happens to have interviewed him numerous times in the buildup to the tournament, so we kind of vaguely knew each other, and the press officer had told him that i have been practising and not doing very well, so we tried to interview him with the mind games, i scored 41! in the darts and then he went up and i think he had quite a good first started i thought, that's me done. then it was 45 and 33, i think. i have to say, for the media workers here, it was a whitewash, this year it was 706, so we have done lot better, and hopefully in qatar next year, we can beat them, but obviously nvidia has about darts, it is all about ball. i obviously nvidia has about darts, it is all about ball.— is all about ball. i love how you sa ou is all about ball. i love how you say you think — is all about ball. i love how you say you think it _ is all about ball. i love how you say you think it was _ is all about ball. i love how you say you think it was 45 - is all about ball. i love how you say you think it was 45 and - is all about ball. i love how you say you think it was 45 and 33, | is all about ball. i love how you | say you think it was 45 and 33, i reckon you know exactly what it was! i know that i got 41! and he got less than me, that is all that matters! tell us more about st. george's park, it is a relatively new thing, isn't it? it looks from the video is like a heck of a setup? it isn't it? it looks from the video is like a heck of a setup?— like a heck of a setup? it literally is in the middle _ like a heck of a setup? it literally is in the middle of _ like a heck of a setup? it literally is in the middle of nowhere, - like a heck of a setup? it literally. is in the middle of nowhere, which again, ithink
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is in the middle of nowhere, which again, i think was on purpose. an incredible, incredible facility. i can't speak highly enough of all the staff and the people who have looked after us over the past few weeks, about what you hope to hear that because i think the way the media has been in reflect the whole mood around the place. obviously compared to normal times, especially, we are keptin to normal times, especially, we are kept in this very separate media facility, but we would walk through every day, with obviously chaperones to get to training. there are incredible pictures, they are all named after footballers, bobby charlton pitch, that is where we did the training, then there is obviously a hotel, which in normal times would be open, but then what gareth southgate has done so impressively, these players, i think it is over 30 days these players have been together now, i can't remember the exact number, 35 or something. he made it feel like home, because obviously in these times they can't risk going out to see theirfamilies, in times they can't risk going out to see their families, in case they pick up covid—i9, so they have basketball courts the players love that, table tennis, have a big screen set up on the sofa, so they can watch love island and things
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like that, even during it, they have barbecues in the incredible grounds outside, mcguire spoke about the swimming pool, the floating unicorns and pizza slices. they also have steam rooms and spas and those sorts of things, just because recovery and everything is so important. this facility was made about ten years ago and gareth southgate was one of the people in the fa championing, because there was a strategy in the fa. mr knight has not happened by chance. there was a strategy made about ten years ago, this national football centre was part of that, because they realised they needed it, really, for all these footballers, a facility where they could literally have all the best facilities. so it is all kind of coming to fruition. i don't think it isjust a few coming to fruition. i don't think it is just a few tactical meetings that got us to this point, it is a wide strategy in the fa. i got us to this point, it is a wide strategy in the fa.— got us to this point, it is a wide strategy in the fa. i am all for a blowup unicorn, _ strategy in the fa. i am all for a blowup unicorn, but _ strategy in the fa. i am all for a blowup unicorn, but an - strategy in the fa. i am all for a | blowup unicorn, but an inflatable pizza slice? that is an insight i was not anticipating, but i am very grateful for it. irate was not anticipating, but i am very grateful for it.— grateful for it. we also saw killer whales, i know— grateful for it. we also saw killer whales, i know declan _ grateful for it. we also saw killer whales, i know declan rice - whales, i know declan rice particularly enjoyed those. we saw
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some fans jumping into the pool with the killer whales, we also saw watermelons, inflatable watermelons, they were kind of playing volleyball with them. you name it, it was in the camp. i think that kind of reflects it, the unicorns were in russia in 2018 and i think it is all just part of this lighthearted stuff. if you have not seen papaya sucker on a unicorn that is the image you need to see today, if you are worried or nervous it will put a smile on yourface. are worried or nervous it will put a smile on your face.— smile on your face. marvellous, excellent- _ smile on your face. marvellous, excellent. we _ smile on your face. marvellous, excellent. we have _ smile on your face. marvellous, excellent. we have seen - smile on your face. marvellous, excellent. we have seen somel excellent. we have seen some pictures of you doing your thing during the tournament, so far, talk to us through your day ahead, i guess everybody is looking ahead to how they were whiled away the hours between now and kickoff. how does it work for you? i between now and kickoff. how does it work for you?— work for you? i am actually probably uuite work for you? i am actually probably quite grateful _ work for you? i am actually probably quite grateful to _ work for you? i am actually probably quite grateful to do _ work for you? i am actually probably quite grateful to do this _ work for you? i am actually probably quite grateful to do this at _ work for you? i am actually probably quite grateful to do this at 7:30 - quite grateful to do this at 7:30 a.m., because i was awake anyway. it is a really weird thing, it is nerves and excitement, it is one of those things were i don't think until yesterday, as i left st. george's park about 11:30pm, they were probably about 20 fans outside, by the time the team bus left, at lipm, there were hundreds or
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thousands lining the streets. it is starting to hit that magnitude. my day, i am starting to hit that magnitude. my day, iam not starting to hit that magnitude. my day, i am not too far away from wembley, about 15 or 20 minutes, so i will go there about midday or 1pm, going to make up and all thatjazz, into the compound, meet everybody there, go through things, my role todayis there, go through things, my role today is to be pitch side reporter, so there are actually two of us because it is such a big event, and we have an hour or a0 minutes of buildup, on bbc one tonight. two reporters, myself and gabby logan. she will be interviewing a few guests pitch side, i will be delivering the ten years, i will interview gareth southgate and a player, but will be about an hour before kickoff. post match, win or lose, i will be one of the first people that they speak to, it is obviously split between us and itv, but i will do all the player interviews and management interviews, and hopefully i will be interviewing the euros winning manager and the winning goal scorer
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and the like. manager and the winning goal scorer and the like-— and the like. fingers crossed, as ou sa . and the like. fingers crossed, as you say- my _ and the like. fingers crossed, as you say- my fingers _ and the like. fingers crossed, as you say. my fingers are - and the like. fingers crossed, as you say. my fingers are crossed, j you say. my fingers are crossed, yours are crossed, there are millions of fingers crossed, and faces quenched. it is a joy to talk to you, and one of those pictures of days was that we appreciate you coming on breakfast. thank you. thank you, guys can enjoy it. well, we have been spoiled with sport this summer, football dominated, but what a cracker at wimbledon!— wimbledon! absolutely, huge at wimbledon! absolutely, huge at wimbledon today _ wimbledon! absolutely, huge at wimbledon today as _ wimbledon! absolutely, huge at wimbledon today as well, - wimbledon! absolutely, huge at wimbledon today as well, just i wimbledon! absolutely, huge at - wimbledon today as well, just before the football this afternoon. the venus rosewater dish has a new name on it, after ash barty beat karolina pliskova to the wimbleon title. the centre court crowd was treated to quite a match, as barty took it in three sets. she's the first australian to win the women's title in over a0 years, and after injuries and a couple of breaks from tennis, victory was all the more sweet. it took me a long time to verbalise the fact that i wanted to dare to dream, and say i wanted to win this incredible tournament, and being able to live out my dream right now with everybody here, this has made it better than i ever could have
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imagined. it wasjust, i mean, i didn't sleep much last night. i was thinking of all the what ifs. but when i was coming out on this court, ifelt at home, when i was coming out on this court, i felt at home, in a way, and to share that with everybody and my team is incredible. it could be an historic day in the men's final, with novak djokovic eyeing a sixth wimbledon title, as he takes on italy's matteo berrettini. djokovic has been in incredible form throughout the championships, only dropping one set. he says it would mean everything to equal roger federer and rafael nadal�*s all—time record of 20 grand slam victories. harriet dart and joe salisbury can add to britain's success later. they're in the mixed doubles final, after alfie hewitt and gordon reid won the men's wheelchair doubles title for the fourth time. and jordanne whiley won the women's title alongsidejapan's yui kamiji. there was another impressive performance from england's stand—in cricket side, who wrapped up their one day series with pakistan with a game to spare. as the main squad continues to isolate after a covid outbreak, the understudies made 2a7 at lord's. phil salt with a half cenutury. and they bowled out pakistan 52 runs
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short to take an unbeatable 2—0 series lead. the final game is on tuesday. there's another tough day in prospect for mark cavendish at the tour de france, before a chance to rest tomorrow. dutchman bauke mollema won the iath stage, as the tour moved into the pyrenees. tadej pogacar retained the overall lead but cavendish did manage to finish within the cut off time, keeping alive his hopes of a record breaking 35th win. england's matt fitzpatick will have to make a very late dash a huge day in sport and not long to go now. i am wearing the polkadot dying tribute to southgate today, what an incredible run it has been so far. —— in tribute. win or lose, incredible day for the team. we so far. -- in tribute. win or lose, incredible day for the team. we 'ust need to pace — incredible day for the team. we 'ust need to pace ourselves i incredible day for the team. we 'ust need to pace ourselves and i incredible day for the team. we just need to pace ourselves and keep i incredible day for the team. we just | need to pace ourselves and keep our nerves going, because we only —i2! exactly right.
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nerves going, because we only -12! exactly right-— exactly right. let's do the sums auain, it exactly right. let's do the sums again. it is _ exactly right. let's do the sums again. it is 12 — exactly right. let's do the sums again, it is 12 hours— exactly right. let's do the sums again, it is 12 hours and - exactly right. let's do the sums again, it is 12 hours and 18 - again, it is 12 hours and 18 minutes. _ again, it is 12 hours and 18 minutes. i_ again, it is 12 hours and 18 minutes, i think. again, it is 12 hours and 18 minutes, ithink.— again, it is 12 hours and 18 minutes, ithink. not minutes, ithink. and counting! not that we're counting, _ minutes, ithink. and counting! not that we're counting, but _ minutes, ithink. and counting! not that we're counting, but yes, - minutes, ithink. and counting! not that we're counting, but yes, we i minutes, ithink. and counting! not| that we're counting, but yes, we are counting _ earlier we spoke to a make—up artist who had painted gareth southgate's face onto her own. now we can speak to a couple who have chosen a larger canvas to honour the england manager, plus a couple of his star players — their own house. katie and paul williamson join us from nuneaton, along with the artist who created their mural. he's nathan parker, also known as "nata". that is incredible, having a look at that, it is an incredible mural. let's start with you. where did this idea come from?— idea come from? well, it was my husband 's _ idea come from? well, it was my husband 's idea, _ idea come from? well, it was my husband 's idea, after _ idea come from? well, it was my husband 's idea, after the - husband 's idea, after the semi—final. he woke up and he came to me at six o'clock in the morning and said, i've had a dream, we need to do the wall, so he wanted to do
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it and make people come, and do something for the community, and thatis something for the community, and that is where it started. i understand it came to him as a vision in a dream at 3am a few days ago. does this happen often? well. ago. does this happen often? well, it is a breakfast _ ago. does this happen often? well, it is a breakfast show, _ ago. does this happen often? well, it is a breakfast show, but - ago. does this happen often? well, it is a breakfast show, but yes, i ago. does this happen often? -ii it is a breakfast show, but yes, he has had some ideas in the past, most of which we kind of dismiss a little bit, but honestly, just phenomenal, he said that as a little boy, he had been dreaming of england being in the final, you know, and this was our 66. he wanted to do something that really captured the moment and captured history, and art seems to be the way to do it, with our wall. nathan, you are the artist to put this vision into reality. parted you start and know which players to pick, and how did you really get a sense of where to go with the mural?
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well, they gave me free range, but i thought— well, they gave me free range, but i thought to _ well, they gave me free range, but i thought to myself, southgate seems to be a _ thought to myself, southgate seems to be a brilliant manager pushing the whole — to be a brilliant manager pushing the whole team forward, we didn't have time — the whole team forward, we didn't have time to paint the whole thing, so i thought we needed to represent the team. _ so i thought we needed to represent the team, really. so i thought, we will put _ the team, really. so i thought, we will put the — the team, really. so i thought, we will put the manager up first, then the captain, and i thought, sterling has done _ the captain, and i thought, sterling has done a — the captain, and i thought, sterling has done a greatjob, as have all the players, really. so i thought we would _ the players, really. so i thought we would go _ the players, really. so i thought we would go with those three.— would go with those three. you've mana . ed would go with those three. you've managed to _ would go with those three. you've managed to make _ would go with those three. you've managed to make good _ would go with those three. you've managed to make good progress. would go with those three. you've l managed to make good progress in would go with those three. you've i managed to make good progress in a short space of time. have you been working 20 a7 to get it done? well. working 20 a7 to get it done? well, we came out _ working 20 a7 to get it done? well, we came out on _ working 20 a7 to get it done? well, we came out on thursday _ working 20 a7 to get it done? well, we came out on thursday night and looked _ we came out on thursday night and looked out — we came out on thursday night and looked out the wall, and on friday lunchtime — looked out the wall, and on friday lunchtime we started. we worked quite _ lunchtime we started. we worked quite hard — lunchtime we started. we worked quite hard on it, worked till about ten o'clock— quite hard on it, worked till about ten o'clock that night, then came back— ten o'clock that night, then came back yesterday and worked a few more hours _ back yesterday and worked a few more hours i_ back yesterday and worked a few more hours i am _ back yesterday and worked a few more hours. i am just pleased, well, we're _ hours. i am just pleased, well, we're hoping to a likeness, but the response _ we're hoping to a likeness, but the response has been fantastic. so it has been — response has been fantastic. so it has been really good.— response has been fantastic. so it has been really good. awfully good cause as well- _ has been really good. awfully good cause as well. you've _ has been really good. awfully good cause as well. you've been - has been really good. awfully good cause as well. you've been able i has been really good. awfully good cause as well. you've been able to| cause as well. you've been able to raise some money from it? absolutely. as an accountant myself,
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you know, i do count my coppers, and for me, it is paul's dream and paul's vision to really capture the football moment, and we said we needed to raise some money. if people come and take a picture and want to pop apart in the bucket, fantastic. with christian eriksen's situation, the defibrillator, it just seemed the right choice. lovely, fantastic. thank you, kate and nathan. we saw somebody driving past stopping to look as well, so it is obviously drawing some attention there. thank you. at least that taxi didn't roll up at the beginning! it hasjust gone 7:a6. here's helen with a final look at the weather. there is some mist loitering? i was lad to there is some mist loitering? i was glad to see — there is some mist loitering? i was glad to see it _ there is some mist loitering? i was glad to see it was _ there is some mist loitering? i was glad to see it was sunny _ there is some mist loitering? i was glad to see it was sunny and - there is some mist loitering? i —" glad to see it was sunny and am a bit worried we have showers ahead. it is a showers story. the mist has started to lift. this was earlier today. we have some sunshine, as we
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saw here at the moment. and you can see the slice of sunshine on the satellite jayco. maxim showers for scotland, northern england, but rain for northern ireland in the far south—west and with low pressure city to the south—west at the it will continue to throw more cloudy stood there drain the south of the country, across the south on the east we have to be chose to come. northern england and scotland have potentially tremendous downpours. look at the shape as the day goes on. the rain advances. if you have that strong delays sunshine it's warm but watch out for these. slow—moving. on balance, it looks like wimbledon will mostly escape but it depends how long in today play goes on. there could be the outside chance of a late shower about a talk about late in the day because the rain is marching in as we saw in the forecast chart. the more persistent rain coming into the south, that could well arrive at wembley in time for the kickoff and
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certainly, i think, for the fans making their way home after. cross your fingers. making their way home after. cross yourfingers. it does making their way home after. cross your fingers. it does look like making their way home after. cross yourfingers. it does look like it will be a bit wet in some areas in the south as we go through this evening and overnight. low pressure making its way eastwards. a little bit of mist and fog returning in the north, just that dampness in the south. translating into showers at the start of the week. particularly close to that area of low pressure. and nosebands of cloud and showers swirling around that low pressure. the best of the dry weather will be in the north and the west. that low pressure will move out of the way as we move towards the middle of the week. there are goes. on tuesday we instead say hello for a time for this azores high which will bring satin weather for the time of year. fewer showers to the north and west is the low pressure slips away. and some cloud into northern and western areas. i on tuesday as you can see but still a lot more dry and quite sunny weather on the cards. feeling
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a bit warmer. excellent. thank you, hello. let us hope those showers hold off until after the fans get home. , , .., , hold off until after the fans get home. , �* hold off until after the fans get home. , ~ , home. just in case. and in summary, british summer _ home. just in case. and in summary, british summer is _ home. just in case. and in summary, british summer is the _ home. just in case. and in summary, british summer is the theme. - every week, ros atkins takes an in—depth look at one of the issues in the news. this week he's examining how borisjohnson is dealing with lifting coronavirus restrictions. boris johnson's not averse to taking risks, and not for the first time, he's leading the uk into new territory. and a watching world is asking, is that the best thing to do? this time, it's about covid. if we can't reopen our society in the next few weeks, when we will be helped by the arrival of summer and by the school holidays, then we must ask ourselves, when will we be able
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to return to normal? very soon in england, they will be no obligation to wear a mask, no obligation to socially distance, no obligation to avoid large gatherings. and all of this is happening while the uk's infection rate looks like this, and with a certainty that numbers will rise. as we predicted in the roadmap in february, we are seeing cases rise fairly rapidly. there could be 50,000 cases detected per day by the 19th. mrjohnson's strategy raises many questions. let's work through them, starting with why you would ease restrictions at this moment. it's very unusual to basically unlock a situation and resort to having no measures in place to prevent the escalation of an infectious disease epidemic or pandemic, at a time when you have increasing numbers of cases in the country. dr mcdermott calls it "unusual." the opposition has another word for it.
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to throw off all protections at the same time, when the infection rate is still going up, is reckless. but the government has an answer to this, and it lies in this graph. it shows rates of hospitalisation during the second wave — before the vaccine — and right now, with many people vaccinated. as you can see, hospitalisation rates are far lower, as the government points out. our vaccines are building a wall of protection against hospitalisation, and jab byjab, brick by brick, that wall is getting higher. ok, but if the vaccine is radically reducing hospitalisations, and if 60% of adults are fully vaccinated, the next question is, why not finish the job first? we're about three quarters of the way through our vaccination programme. i would like to finish it before we go all the way to opening. on this point, boris johnson has this message. to those who say we should delay again, the alternative to that is to open up
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in winter, when the virus will have an advantage, or not at all this year. mrjohnson believes the summer weather and the school holidays can act as a firebreak on the virus, and he has support from some leading scientists. i do think the government are right. i think it's time, you know, we're in the summer, i think it's time to start releasing and trying to get back to some sort of normality. as well as this, england's chief medical officer chris witty argues a delay may not help. at a certain point you move to the situation where instead of actually averting hospitalisations and deaths, you move over to just delaying them. those are some of the arguments around what may happen to hospitalisations.
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but there are other concerns about this plan. here are two more from professor christina pagel again. infections still matter. they matter because about 10—20% of people end up with long covid, which can be quite debilitating. they matter because every infection is a new chance for a new variant to arise, and they matter because we still don't really know what the long—term impacts of this disease are. let's take those points in turn. on long covid, one survey suggested that around 2 million people in the uk have had some long—lasting symptoms, and chris witty doesn't deny this is a concern. to a question on this he replied: there is an acceptance more people will get long covid, though no figures are put on this by the government. the next point from christina pagel was the risk of new variants evolving. now, we've no specific government response on this, but here's professor
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anthony hagen again. these vaccines are very, very effective, and it's likely that immunity will last for a long time. it's likely that even as new variants arise, there will be some degree of protection. the government calculation is that vaccines can cope with whatever comes. there is, though, a further, broader question — whether the government is risking people's health for the sake of the economy. the health secretary, sajid javid, answered that in the mail on sunday. the headline reads: now, that covid has disrupted other healthcare is accepted. whether the government's decision this week addresses that problem hinges on what happens to those hospitalisation rates. here's professor neil ferguson again.
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that indeed is the question, or at least one of them. because another we need to address is whether this is actually about politics as much as it's about science. certainly to some degree, this is about the conservative desire to assert individual responsibility and freedoms. here's the cabinet minister robertjenrick. we do now have to move into a different period, where we learn to live with the virus, we take precautions, and we as individuals take personal responsibility. borisjohnson has also described this shift. what we're doing, mr speaker, is cautiously, prudently, moving from legal diktat, from legal diktat to allowing people to take personal responsibility for their actions. to some observers of borisjohnson,
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this is familiar territory. the veteran politicaljournalist steve richards tweeted: well, borisjohnson himself has been open about his reluctance to introduce nationwide restrictions. he has also often talked of the importance of "british common sense" in navigating the pandemic. so it's not a surprise to see this move to remove restrictions, and to ask the public to use itsjudgement. there are, though, concerns about the limits of common sense. this is one of those areas where my freedom affects your freedom. it's just like driving. my freedom to drive fast affects your safety. my freedom not to wear a mask affects your safety in terms of not getting covid. in areas like that, we recognise that we do need some level of regulation. so there's an argument that rules encourage us to act responsibly.
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there's another issue, too. with reference to masks, for example, the government hasn't actually defined what being responsible is. it's left it up to the individual. all of this feeds into a concern that there will be a lack of masks which will disproportionately impact certain groups of people. the political scientist paula surridge picks up on this, saying: and as well as certain professions, people who are particularly vulnerable are worried, too. for shielders like myself and for many other disabled people across the country, we will remain in place, we'll remain shielding, we'll remain isolated, just so we can protect ourselves. the government doesn't dismiss these concerns, but its message is that society as a whole has to begin to learn to live with covid — while being cautious.
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i don't want people to feel that this is, as it were, the moment to get demob happy, that this is the end of covid. it is very far from the end of dealing with this virus. and if part of the reason this is happening is about political philosophy, well, part of it is about straight politics too. tom newton—dunn of times radio reported ahead of the announcement that ministers concede they no longer have enough tory mps' support to keep restrictions any longer. and here's one mp responding to the decision on masks. i think it is an infringement of civil liberties. i think it is right to return to people a degree of autonomy about the way they live their life. and you might be watching england and thinking, how does this compare with other nations? well, most comparisons are difficult. here's my colleague nick triggle on the bbc news website, writing:
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and it is a dilemma that israel recently faced. despite 60% of adults being fully vaccinated, face masks indoors have been mandated again because cases are rising. it's a similar story in california. la county is again recommending masks indoors, again because of rising cases. the uk government, though, keeps coming back to its vaccine rollout. that's the foundation of its decision. but the who is clear — the stakes remain high. we would ask governments to be really careful at this moment, not to lose the gains you have made, to open up very carefully. the uk government knows this is a decision with risks attached. it knows when the infection rate rises, when there are buses, trains, pubs, offices, theatres and shops full of people not wearing masks, this will be "living with covid." and only then will the health service, the economy,
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and the virus show us if it was the right decision. good morning. welcome to breakfast with chris mason and luxmy gopal. our headlines today: on the brink of history — england's fooballers prepare to take on italy in tonight's european championship final — their biggest match in more than half a century their resilience and experiences as a team have really prepared them well for this moment. the queen sends a message of support and praises the spirit and commitment of the players.
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and with just a few hours away from the big game, we are here in bermondsey with some italian fans and some english fans to find out how they feel. "football's coming home" could this this time you hear the song today, you could hear it once or twice more, could be more relevant than ever? three lions composer ian broudie will tell us whether he thinks football really is coming home. it's a busy day of sport ahead, but what is the weather hold in store? i have a forecast for you and about quarter an hour. it's sunday the 11th ofjuly. it's eight o'clock, but not that eight o'clock. as the countdown continues. a date that will go down in history
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as the day england took on italy in the final of the european championship. millions of england fans are waking up this morning with the hope that, finally, the men's team could lift their first major trophy since 1966. nerves are jangling. in the build up to the game, the queen, the duke of cambridge and the prime minister have all sent messages of support. olly foster reports from wembley. when the final whistle blows at wembley tonight, the wait could be over. an england team that you can mention in the same breath as the heroes of 1966. for too long, that history has weighed them down. those golden generations expected to emulate what sir alf ramsey achieved with his team. this class of 2021 under gareth southgate is perhaps the best chance yet. they've never been closer. this was our moment, to represent our time. the near misses, and the tournaments that have not gone so well,
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are so important for this team. over the last four years, they've knocked down so many barriers, they have come through so many different challenges, different ways to win matches. had to come back from being behind, had to go through extra time, had to go through extra penalty shoot—out. so their resilience and experiences as a team have really prepared them well for this moment. tonight's trophy presentation will be held on the pitch, but 55 years ago, bobby moore led his england players up those famous steps to the royal box at the old wembley, where the queen presented them with the world cup. her majesty has sent a message to gareth southgate. in it, she congratulated the team for reaching the final, but also expressed her hope that history will record not only their success but also the spirit, commitment and pride with which they have conducted themselves. on the journey to london yesterday, the players were reminded just what this means to the nation.
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from the local villages in staffordshire, turning out to line the route as they left their training base, to the welcome they received as they arrived at their hotel. the players even received a good luck message from tom cruise yesterday — the captain knows that this mission will be all the more possible with home support. to see the fans on the street like they have been, and see the reception that we've had as we pulled into the hotel here, and as we were leaving st george's park, yeah, it has just shown us how big an occasion it is. we know how much it means to theenglish fans, all over the country, so we're proud to be representing them. harry kane's extra time goal on wednesday night against denmark broke their long semifinal curse at major championships. he also scored against germany. every obstacle that has proved too much for previous englands has been cleared. they will be remembered forever. you're talking about putting yourself in among the names of greats. all of a sudden, we've got this
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wonderful crop of players we can be proud of, who are going to be remembered forever from this tournament, if we win it. and the scary thing is, there are so many of them only in the infancy of their footballing careers. it puts them in a realm of greatness. i don't think any of those players probably understand. we haven't forgotten about italy, a team unbeaten in three years. they were pushed very close in the semifinal by spain, though. they went through on penalties. england will have to up their game again, but the italian manager, roberto mancini, says england will have a huge advantage with home support, and wherever they're watching, english fans might well be singing this tonight. # it's coming home, it's coming home!# the lyrics, though, are sometimes lost in translation, with one italian journalist asking the manager if they came across as arrogant. you have to know the english to understand our humour. and our humour is probably quite unique. but it's certainly not arrogant.
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the lyrics are making fun of ourselves, really, and the things that have gone wrong. so we've got a couple of replacements that seem to have come in now, in terms of songs, which is nice, to keep moving things forward. # sweet caroline...# a new tune for a new era of english football, and how sweet it promises to be. olly foster, bbc news, wembley. our reporter austin halewood is at wembley. i don't know about you, but it still feels so surreal, doesn't it? our reporter austin halewood is at wembley. austin, it's quiet now but there'll be many excited fans there later — and millions more watching at home? what's the vibe? absolutely? yes. the da is what's the vibe? absolutely? yes. the day is finally _ what's the vibe? absolutely? yes. the day is finally here. _ what's the vibe? absolutely? yes. the day is finally here. the - what's the vibe? absolutely? yes. the day is finally here. the vibe i what's the vibe? absolutely? yes. the day is finally here. the vibe is| the day is finally here. the vibe is very much the calm, the sunny calm
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here at wembley stadium before the storm a little bit later on, with just under 12 hours to go now until kick off, and a few fans have already started to arrive. i can see quite a few england shirts just milling around here on wembley way with just that 12 hours to go now, but 60,000 fans are going to be inside that stadium with that lucky golden ticket to watch the game, and they are going to slowly start arriving as the afternoon goes here on wembley way. we've seen the pictures before all of england's of the matches here, gets packed out, just all the wembley way around me, it gets busier and busier with fans, this sounds of sweet caroline and three lions, but it's a calmer build—up to the game. they had their final training session at saint georges park yesterday before travelling to their hotel in watford, much closer to wembley stadium, so there are a lot closer for the game, manager gareth
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southgate said last night but all the hard work is over. that's not much we can tell the players, it's just quiet reflection for them today, getting their mental preparation right. perhaps a few talks about tactics on set plays, but nothing strenuous before they arrive, probably a couple of hours before kick—off. if you do not have one of those lucky tickets, there is some good news. pubs are open later tonight until after 11pm, you can watch all the drama unfold across the bbc. ., watch all the drama unfold across the sac. ., , , , ., the bbc. from the sunny, the storm in wembley. — the bbc. from the sunny, the storm in wembley, thank— the bbc. from the sunny, the storm in wembley, thank you. _ we'll take a short break from the football now to bring you some other news. the number of people on nhs waiting lists in england could reach 13 million in the coming months, according to the health secretary. there are currently 5—point—3 million people waiting for treatment but health officials have warned the situation could get worse.
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sajid javid has promised to make tackling the backlog a priority — and says england remains on course to fully re—open a week tomorrow. face coverings will still be mandatory in wales — in certain circumstances — even after covid restrictions are relaxed. welsh ministers will decide this week whether to lower the alert level to zero. but they say masks will still be required by law on public transport and in health and social care settings, for as long as covid remains a threat. sir richard branson is preparing to fly to the edge of space today. the british businessman and his virgin galactic crew will take off from a site in new mexico at 2pm, uk time. they'll reach an altitude of around 50 miles above earth before coming back down. the trip should take
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around 90 minutes. parts of the united states are braced for more record—breaking temperatures — having already endured the hottest june on record. death valley in california hit a high of 5a.a degrees celcius on friday — reportedly the highest temperature ever recorded on earth. forecasters are warning that most of the state — as well as nearby nevada — will remain dangerously hot, fuelling fears of more wildfires. that brings you up—to—date with all the news, footballing and otherwise. let's see how the weather is looking. helen has the forecast for us. nothing as hot here today, but you can see a speckling of showers across northern england, northern ireland, then more out of the south—west, that is really where our
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area of the pressure is, subject to the east, notably across the south and east, and that looks like it will be the driest part of the uk today, under the sporting events taking place, quite important. i cannot promise an altogether dry day. slow moving torrential downpours, some thunder, whether from ushering in some more persistent rain through the afternoon. through the sunshine, and we are seeing plenty of that this morning, lifting the fog, 22, 23, and a balance that looks like there is a much greater chance of it staying dry for the final day of wimbledon, but it depends on how long it takes place, they could be the odd light shower, look was heading in for this evening. we have all been talking about hopefully things staying dry, but at the moment on balance it looks like the rain will be with us. some patchy rain will be with us. some patchy rain for the time kick—off takes place at wembley this evening, and almost certainly, i think, that rain will be with us for the players and the fans making their way home later, because it looks quite wet
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through the evening and overnight. the thundery showers in the north will fizzle out, missed in low cloud, quite a warm night for most of us, back to square one tomorrow, sunny spells and showers, instead of the low pressure being in the west, it would be sitting to the east of us, so circulating into central and eastern areas, fewer showers further north and west, and responding, temperatures responding to the sunshine in between. again, high levels of pollen today and tomorrow. that rain with us to start with, or close by on tuesday, but is a way to go through the week, and high pressure starts to move in from the atlantic. the azores high. that means there will be fewer showers around, i wouldn't like to rule out some showers and rain, the odd shower dotted around, but showers
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and sunny spells. just creeping above average temperature wise for the middle ofjuly, or approaching the middle ofjuly, or approaching the middle ofjuly, or approaching the middle ofjuly, with the high pressure there will be some weaker weather fronts coming on the north of it, so tend to increase the cloud and pick up patchy rain in north—west scotland. sunny spells in scale to remake showers today, but a gradual easing of the showers, the gradual easing of the showers, the gradual lengthening in the spells of sunshine. in a moment we'll speak to ian broudie, of the lightning seeds. he co—wrote the song you'll be hearing a lot today — and possibly tomorrow, depending on how the result goes. it is, of course, "three lions — football's coming home" — and it's been performed in all sorts of ways during the tournament. # we still believe # it's coming home it's coming home # it's coming football's coming home # it's coming home
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it's coming home # it's coming football's coming home # everyone seems to know the score # they've seen it all before # theyjust know they're so sure # that england's gonna throw it away # gonna blow it away # but i know they can play # cos i remember # 30 years of hurt # never stopped me dreaming. # so manyjokes, so many sneers we can now speak to the man behind that anthem — ian broudie, welcome.
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thank you forjoining us today. did you ever imagine when he wrote this song that it would become such a universal and seven for england fans? really the definitive football anthem. i fans? really the definitive football anthem. ., , �* ., anthem. i really didn't imagine an hint anthem. i really didn't imagine anything like — anthem. i really didn't imagine anything like what _ anthem. i really didn't imagine anything like what is _ anthem. i really didn't imagine | anything like what is happening anthem. i really didn't imagine i anything like what is happening at the moment. it is such a lovely feeling the kind be on your social media and wires and schools and communal churches, everyone singing, i'm glad this song has stood up to being adapted in that way, really, you know, it's in the back light and mood, hopefully, at this time. yes. mood, hopefully, at this time. yes, and its red — mood, hopefully, at this time. yes, and its red stood _ mood, hopefully, at this time. yes, and its red stood the _ mood, hopefully, at this time. yes, and its red stood the test _ mood, hopefully, at this time. yes, and its red stood the test of time, it's a quarter a century old and it still fresh, and it is number six on the charts, believe it or not. it’s the charts, believe it or not. it's uiven us the charts, believe it or not. it's given us lots — the charts, believe it or not. it's given us lots of— the charts, believe it or not. it�*s given us lots of opportunities, it's been really nice, today we are going to, the national lottery are
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supporting our tour, because small venues have had such a hard time over the pandemic, and we're really glad to be playing a show today, we're going to put 200 tickets on sale this morning, frank and david and i are going to perform three lion's, never has been performing it, and we would be able to perform it, and we would be able to perform it again, so that's good.— it again, so that's good. there have been so many _ it again, so that's good. there have been so many different _ it again, so that's good. there have been so many different versions. i been so many different versions. tell me, what has been your favourite, whether it's been schoolkids or a brass band, have you got one that really sticks out in your mind? d0 got one that really sticks out in your mind?— got one that really sticks out in our mind? i. ,, ., �*, ., your mind? do you know, there's a few? the brass _ your mind? do you know, there's a few? the brass band _ your mind? do you know, there's a few? the brass band is _ your mind? do you know, there's a few? the brass band is doing i your mind? do you know, there's a few? the brass band is doing it i few? the brass band is doing it really do a fantasticjob, and so precise, and i love it when you see lots of kids seeing it in playgrounds, which is kind of moving, so every version, and you'll getjust a couple of blokes in the garden, and they all seem to have something, you know? if garden, and they all seem to have something, you know?— garden, and they all seem to have something, you know? if england win toniuht, something, you know? if england win tonight. are — something, you know? if england win tonight. are you _ something, you know? if england win tonight, are you going _ something, you know? if england win tonight, are you going to _ something, you know? if england win tonight, are you going to change i something, you know? if england win tonight, are you going to change the| tonight, are you going to change the
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lyrics and come up with a new version saying it has come home? being a football fan, you never like to tempt fate, so i haven't even given that a lot of thought, i'm just really hoping that england can win the game tonight and bring home a trophy, and if that happens, i guess i think pasternak, but at the moment, i'mjust guess i think pasternak, but at the moment, i'm just a football fan desperate for our team to win the game tonight. you desperate for our team to win the game tonight-— desperate for our team to win the game tonight. you and millions of others. game tonight. you and millions of others- now. _ game tonight. you and millions of others. now, this _ game tonight. you and millions of others. now, this song _ game tonight. you and millions of others. now, this song is - game tonight. you and millions of others. now, this song is such i game tonight. you and millions of others. now, this song is such an| others. now, this song is such an earworm, honestly, is begun under my head up for the past few days, and i'm sure for the days to come, how did you actually come about with it? how did the writing process happen? how did the writing process happen? how do the writing process happen? i suppose, choose, you never know where tunes come from, because you sort of, one minute it's not there, the next minute it is there, so it's almost in your mind, imagine it already exists, and i was knocking a few things around on the guitar,...
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oh, we'vejust lost you, there, you havejust oh, we'vejust lost you, there, you have just cut out. can you say that again? oh... we've lost... oh, we lost ian. ii again? oh... we've lost... 0h, we lost ian. , ., again? oh... we've lost... 0h, we lost ian. ,, . again? oh... we've lost... 0h, we lost ian. ., ., ., ., , , ., lost ian. if you are going to appear live on the — lost ian. if you are going to appear live on the telly _ lost ian. if you are going to appear live on the telly and _ lost ian. if you are going to appear live on the telly and get _ lost ian. if you are going to appear live on the telly and get a - lost ian. if you are going to appear live on the telly and get a bit i lost ian. if you are going to appear live on the telly and get a bit of. lost ian. if you are going to appear live on the telly and get a bit of a i live on the telly and get a bit of a dodgy broadband moment, and we have all had one, if the anthem for which you will ever be known as playing as an alternative, that's kind of... that's kind of the right moment. i miss the chance to ask and to sing it for us, because that would have been amazing, may that's why he disappeared! let been amazing, may that's why he disappeared!— been amazing, may that's why he disappeared! let me 'ust tell you, as he touched i disappeared! let me 'ust tell you, as he touched on i disappeared! let me just tell you, as he touched on that, _ disappeared! let me just tell you, as he touched on that, the - disappeared! let me just tell you, i as he touched on that, the lightning seeds are playing this cake today in london at the two to nine venue venue ahead of the final. we go from a great song and a carnival atmosphere here to an idea of what
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it would be like inside the england camp when you have a big day coming up. really big day is kind of an understatement! let's get a view now from someone who has been there and worn the shirt — the former england defender danny mills. let's just do the fans thing. how your nerves this morning? we are all a jangle here. your nerves this morning? we are all aiangle here-— ajangle here. they are not too bad, actuall . ajangle here. they are not too bad, actually- we — ajangle here. they are not too bad, actually- we got _ ajangle here. they are not too bad, actually. we got to _ ajangle here. they are not too bad, actually. we got to the _ ajangle here. they are not too bad, actually. we got to the final, - ajangle here. they are not too bad, actually. we got to the final, there i actually. we got to the final, there is almost _ actually. we got to the final, there is almost a — actually. we got to the final, there is almost a bit of pressure off. the last thing — is almost a bit of pressure off. the last thing you want to do is go to the semifinal, everyone expects you to beat _ the semifinal, everyone expects you to beat denmark on some we've achieved — to beat denmark on some we've achieved that, italy will be a difficult _ achieved that, italy will be a difficult game, but i think the players — difficult game, but i think the players can almost go out and relax a bit, _ players can almost go out and relax a bit. play— players can almost go out and relax a bit, play with a bit more freedom, everybody— a bit, play with a bit more freedom, everybody said, if you don't get the final. _ everybody said, if you don't get the final. it's _ everybody said, if you don't get the final, it's fine, rather, they got the final. — final, it's fine, rather, they got the final, of course will be huge disappointment if you they don't win it, disappointment if you they don't win it. but— disappointment if you they don't win it. but they— disappointment if you they don't win it, but they have picked one of those — it, but they have picked one of those big — it, but they have picked one of those big boxes, so suddenly, now, i
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think— those big boxes, so suddenly, now, i thinkthe— those big boxes, so suddenly, now, i think the players, bizarrely, i don't— think the players, bizarrely, i don't think the players will be as nervous — don't think the players will be as nervous as— don't think the players will be as nervous as a lot of fans out there and certainly friends and family. this is— and certainly friends and family. this is one — and certainly friends and family. this is one of those days where the event transcends football. i regularly hear you on the radio talking about the minutia of football for the die—hard fans, but let's talk about it for the viewers watching tonight, the people it might not know the intricacies of the team, let's talk about italy. in summary, they're pretty good, aren't they? summary, they're pretty good, aren't the ? , ., ., , , they? they are a very, very good side, they? they are a very, very good side. very _ they? they are a very, very good side, very experience. _ they? they are a very, very good side, very experience. even i they? they are a very, very good side, very experience. even the. side, very experience. even the goalkeeper, who is very young, incredibly— goalkeeper, who is very young, incredibly experience for his age, played _ incredibly experience for his age, played an— incredibly experience for his age, played an awful lot of football, and the key— played an awful lot of football, and the key to— played an awful lot of football, and the key to winning football tournaments, bonucci and keele tierney. — tournaments, bonucci and keele tierney, the combined age of 20 very young _ tierney, the combined age of 20 very young they— tierney, the combined age of 20 very young, they know footba though know
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that dark _ young, they know footba though know that dark arts of football, if you once _ that dark arts of football, if you once a — that dark arts of football, if you once a roman soldier in your ranks to overcome — once a roman soldier in your ranks to overcome the enemy, then a key illini is— to overcome the enemy, then a key illini is certainly the man for you -- chieltini _ illini is certainly the man for you -- chieltini a _ illini is certainly the man for you —— chiellini a certain amount for you _ —— chiellini a certain amount for you. certainly this is not going to be a _ you. certainly this is not going to be a gimme for england.- you. certainly this is not going to be a gimme for england. given the ortrait be a gimme for england. given the portrait you _ be a gimme for england. given the portrait you paint _ be a gimme for england. given the portrait you paint the _ be a gimme for england. given the portrait you paint the opposition, i portrait you paint the opposition, how on earth do england win? england have not how on earth do england win? england have got some — how on earth do england win? england have got some very — how on earth do england win? england have got some very good _ how on earth do england win? england have got some very good players. i how on earth do england win? england have got some very good players. 0ne| have got some very good players. one of my— have got some very good players. one of my fears _ have got some very good players. one of my fears was how good they were going _ of my fears was how good they were going to _ of my fears was how good they were going to be — of my fears was how good they were going to be defensively. harry maguire — going to be defensively. harry maguire being fit is a huge boost for england in the latter stages of this tournament, and the leadership he offers. _ this tournament, and the leadership he offers, we have two young players in the _ he offers, we have two young players in the middle of midfield and rice and phillips have really stepped up to the _ and phillips have really stepped up
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to the plate. raheem sterling is on fire at— to the plate. raheem sterling is on fire at the — to the plate. raheem sterling is on fire at the moment, i think you have to be _ fire at the moment, i think you have to be up— fire at the moment, i think you have to be up there for one of the players. _ to be up there for one of the players, harry kane can store goals, we have _ players, harry kane can store goals, we have the — players, harry kane can store goals, we have the bench, sancho, grealish, so england _ we have the bench, sancho, grealish, so england have some very good players. — so england have some very good players. as— so england have some very good players, as well, and looking at it from _ players, as well, and looking at it from a _ players, as well, and looking at it from a professional point of view, commentary point of view, i think the game — commentary point of view, i think the game is pretty much 50—50, it's a toss— the game is pretty much 50—50, it's a toss of— the game is pretty much 50—50, it's a toss of a _ the game is pretty much 50—50, it's a toss of a coin, it could go either way _ a toss of a coin, it could go either way. blimey _ a toss of a coin, it could go either way. blimey. take us to wear the england _ way. blimey. take us to wear the england players will be right now, i guess. _ england players will be right now, i guess, waking up, having breakfast. you were _ guess, waking up, having breakfast. you were part of the 2002 world cup team, _ you were part of the 2002 world cup team, weren't you? give us some sense — team, weren't you? give us some sense of— team, weren't you? give us some sense of the — team, weren't you? give us some sense of the build—up. what happens in the _ sense of the build—up. what happens in the hours — sense of the build—up. what happens in the hours before a big match at least _ in the hours before a big match at least partly, manage the scale of what _ least partly, manage the scale of what will — least partly, manage the scale of what will happen. and the length of the day _ what will happen. and the length of the day. it's a very long day. hopefully, they all got a decent nights— hopefully, they all got a decent nights sleep, they will be working
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up nights sleep, they will be working up this— nights sleep, they will be working up this morning and trying to go through— up this morning and trying to go through their normal routines. it would _ through their normal routines. it would surprise me if any of them were _ would surprise me if any of them were of— would surprise me if any of them were of social media, there will be limiting _ were of social media, there will be limiting the fines on things like that to — limiting the fines on things like that to stay away from that, so they don't _ that to stay away from that, so they don't get _ that to stay away from that, so they don't get too hyped up about the whole _ don't get too hyped up about the whole situation. it's that balance of being — whole situation. it's that balance of being focused, but also being relaxed. — of being focused, but also being relaxed, and they will probably go out, relaxed, and they will probably go out. they— relaxed, and they will probably go out, they will be to have awoke this morning. _ out, they will be to have awoke this morning, the hotel is a uefa hotel in london. — morning, the hotel is a uefa hotel in london, is the problem won't be able to— in london, is the problem won't be able to go— in london, is the problem won't be able to go it — in london, is the problem won't be able to go it out on the streets and have a _ able to go it out on the streets and have a wander round, so they will be stuck _ have a wander round, so they will be stuck in _ have a wander round, so they will be stuck in the — have a wander round, so they will be stuck in the hotel, they might be able to— stuck in the hotel, they might be able to use the gym or one of the conference — able to use the gym or one of the conference rooms for a stretch, but now it's _ conference rooms for a stretch, but now it's all— conference rooms for a stretch, but now it's all about focusing the mind and its— now it's all about focusing the mind and it's such — now it's all about focusing the mind and it's such a cliche, you've got to play— and it's such a cliche, you've got to play the — and it's such a cliche, you've got to play the game are not the occasion. _ to play the game are not the occasion, but sometimes it's very, very difficult. we know the occasional going to be. i think that culture _ occasional going to be. i think that culture comes from the manager, and he will_ culture comes from the manager, and he will be _ culture comes from the manager, and he will be relaxed, advancing, you know, _ he will be relaxed, advancing, you know, nobody really expected us to win this _ know, nobody really expected us to win this tournament, although there was a _ win this tournament, although there was a lot—
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win this tournament, although there was a lot of— win this tournament, although there was a lot of fans, lots of people in football _ was a lot of fans, lots of people in football said, you know, semi it will be — football said, you know, semi it will be going to be about right this. _ will be going to be about right this, ratherthan will be going to be about right this, rather than worry about losing it, this, rather than worry about losing it. lets _ this, rather than worry about losing it. lets go — this, rather than worry about losing it, let's go out and play a normal game _ it, let's go out and play a normal game you — it, let's go out and play a normal game, you normally do, that's the biggest _ game, you normally do, that's the biggest thing i can say about gareth southgate, throughout his tenure as england _ southgate, throughout his tenure as england manager, he hasn't asked people _ england manager, he hasn't asked people to — england manager, he hasn't asked people to do things that they are not good — people to do things that they are not good at all things that they don't _ not good at all things that they don't do — not good at all things that they don't do regularly for the club. we had, _ don't do regularly for the club. we had, before, manages trying to shoehorn— had, before, manages trying to shoehorn players in and play them in all sorts— shoehorn players in and play them in all sorts of— shoehorn players in and play them in all sorts of strange position just because — all sorts of strange position just because there are good players, gareth— because there are good players, gareth hasn't done that. he said, right. _ gareth hasn't done that. he said, right. this — gareth hasn't done that. he said, right. this is _ gareth hasn't done that. he said, right, this is the formation of a plane. — right, this is the formation of a plane, these are the best players, going _ plane, these are the best players, going to _ plane, these are the best players, going to usually do. stick to your forum. _ going to usually do. stick to your forum. or— going to usually do. stick to your forum, oryour going to usually do. stick to your forum, or your routines that you're doing. _ forum, or your routines that you're doing. and — forum, or your routines that you're doing. and i— forum, or your routines that you're doing, and i think, because of that, england _ doing, and i think, because of that, england have played with a relaxation, played with freedom. no doubt _ relaxation, played with freedom. no doubt there will be nerves, in the first ten. — doubt there will be nerves, in the first ten. 15— doubt there will be nerves, in the first ten, 15 minutes, but once the whistle _ first ten, 15 minutes, but once the whistle goes, you get that first touch. — whistle goes, you get that first touch. it — whistle goes, you get that first touch, it reallyjust does become about— touch, it reallyjust does become about beating the opposition, unless you free _ about beating the opposition, unless you free them up, may be, with ten
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minutes— you free them up, may be, with ten minutes to — you free them up, may be, with ten minutes to go, that's probably the only sign— minutes to go, that's probably the only sign is— minutes to go, that's probably the only sign is that relaxing the game. we have _ only sign is that relaxing the game. we have just been seeing a sequence of images of gareth southgate, and your xt may, of course, of him. we've heard a lot about him in the last few weeks, but paint a picture him. gareth southgate the man, the character, that is billeted into the whole ethos of the squad. absolute gentleman- — whole ethos of the squad. absolute gentleman. always _ whole ethos of the squad. absolute gentleman. always very, _ whole ethos of the squad. absolute gentleman. always very, very i whole ethos of the squad. absolute i gentleman. always very, very polite, always _ gentleman. always very, very polite, always very _ gentleman. always very, very polite, always very engaging, everyone likes him, always very engaging, everyone likes him. no _ always very engaging, everyone likes him. no one — always very engaging, everyone likes him, no one will have a bad word to say about— him, no one will have a bad word to say about him, and that's an overused _ say about him, and that's an overused cliche, in football, but it's true — overused cliche, in football, but it's true. he cares, not only about how the _ it's true. he cares, not only about how the team do, but people these young _ how the team do, but people these young players are. you want to develop _ young players are. you want to develop them as people, i think the empathy— develop them as people, i think the empathy that he feels towards them is really— empathy that he feels towards them is really coming through. it enables them _ is really coming through. it enables them to— is really coming through. it enables them to be — is really coming through. it enables them to be their own people. he's been _ them to be their own people. he's been through such traumatic circumstances himself, you know, in
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football. _ circumstances himself, you know, in football, obviously in euro 96, you don't _ football, obviously in euro 96, you don't get _ football, obviously in euro 96, you don't get much bigger than that, but he is also _ don't get much bigger than that, but he is also very meticulous. his preparation, even when i played with him, preparation, even when i played with him. its— preparation, even when i played with him. it's a _ preparation, even when i played with him, it's a ways been first in the dressing — him, it's a ways been first in the dressing room for training, him, it's a ways been first in the dressing room fortraining, last him, it's a ways been first in the dressing room for training, last to leave _ dressing room for training, last to leave, always looking at how to improve — leave, always looking at how to improve the game, looking at the opposition, so he has left no stone unturned _ opposition, so he has left no stone unturned throughout this whole process. — unturned throughout this whole process, and, yeah, because he is a nice guy. _ process, and, yeah, because he is a nice guy, people think that's what he is _ nice guy, people think that's what he is and — nice guy, people think that's what he is and that's all he is. he has an incredibly steely determination to do— an incredibly steely determination to do well— an incredibly steely determination to do well in this. he will make the bil to do well in this. he will make the big decisions. he has made very unpopular— big decisions. he has made very unpopular decision so far in this tournament, they have all worked out very well. _ tournament, they have all worked out verywell. so— tournament, they have all worked out very well, so have said from day one, _ very well, so have said from day one don't— very well, so have said from day one, don't have any issues with gareth— one, don't have any issues with gareth being the national manager. i always— gareth being the national manager. i always thought he would do well, because _ always thought he would do well, because of the man in the nature that he _ because of the man in the nature that he has, and he started to prove that he has, and he started to prove that now. _ that he has, and he started to prove that now, and i think, for me, having — that now, and i think, for me, having been a player, more than anything. — having been a player, more than anything, now, i've become an england—
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anything, now, i've become an england fan again because of gareth what he _ england fan again because of gareth what he has turned this team into. inevitable — what he has turned this team into. inevitable question from me, is it coming home? eff inevitable question from me, is it coming home?— inevitable question from me, is it coming home? of course it's coming home. coming home? of course it's coming home- very — coming home? of course it's coming home- very tight. — coming home? of course it's coming home. very tight, but _ coming home? of course it's coming home. very tight, but i'm _ coming home? of course it's coming home. very tight, but i'm going i coming home? of course it's coming home. very tight, but i'm going for. home. very tight, but i'm going for a 2-1 _ home. very tight, but i'm going for a 2-1 win _ home. very tight, but i'm going for a 2-1 win. a, ., , home. very tight, but i'm going for a 2-1 win. ., , ., ,, a 2-1 win. marvellous, we will talk about, a 2-1 win. marvellous, we will talk about. and — a 2-1 win. marvellous, we will talk about, and fingers _ a 2-1 win. marvellous, we will talk about, and fingers crossed - a 2-1 win. marvellous, we will talk about, and fingers crossed you i a 2-1 win. marvellous, we will talk| about, and fingers crossed you are right. good to talk to, have a good time. ., .., �* right. good to talk to, have a good time. ., �* . ., ., time. you can't get clearer than that. straight _ time. you can't get clearer than that. straight answer! - time. you can't get clearer than that. straight answer! i- time. you can't get clearer than that. straight answer! i don't i time. you can't get clearer than l that. straight answer! i don't get that. straight answer! i don't get that from the _ that. straight answer! i don't get that from the politicians - that. straight answer! i don't get that from the politicians at i that from the politicians at westminster, i would have got full two a0 seconds of waffle. iterate westminster, i would have got full two 40 seconds of waffle.- westminster, i would have got full two 40 seconds of waffle. we are at risk of hyping _ two 40 seconds of waffle. we are at risk of hyping too — two 40 seconds of waffle. we are at risk of hyping too soon, _ two 40 seconds of waffle. we are at risk of hyping too soon, peaking i two 40 seconds of waffle. we are at risk of hyping too soon, peaking too j risk of hyping too soon, peaking too soon. still 11 and a half hours to 90. soon. still 11 and a half hours to go, we need to sustain this. iterate soon. still 11 and a half hours to go, we need to sustain this. we are absolutely well _ go, we need to sustain this. we are absolutely well and _ go, we need to sustain this. we are absolutely well and truly... - go, we need to sustain this. we are absolutely well and truly... over i absolutely well and truly... over the edge- _ absolutely well and truly... over the edge- but — absolutely well and truly. .. over the edge. but if— absolutely well and truly... over the edge. but if you _ absolutely well and truly... over the edge. but if you can - absolutely well and truly... over the edge. but if you can get i absolutely well and truly... over i the edge. but if you can get excited on a day like _ the edge. but if you can get excited on a day like this, _ the edge. but if you can get excited on a day like this, the _ the edge. but if you can get excited on a day like this, the sort - the edge. but if you can get excited on a day like this, the sort of- the edge. but if you can get excited on a day like this, the sort of feel i on a day like this, the sort of feel good atmosphere, when can you? exactly. it's been a magicalfew weeks for england fans — but tonight's final will also be a bittersweet moment for many, who'll be watching the match
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while thinking of those who are no longer with us. breakfast�*s jayne mccubbin went to meet one group of people who are determined to enjoy the occasion — just as theirfriend, husband and dad would have wanted. in1966, in 1966, they could never have imagined it would be 55 years before england would reach another final. and in 1966, they could never have imagined the kind of year in which that final will take place. what imagined the kind of year in which that final will take place.- that final will take place. what a da this that final will take place. what a day this is! _ that final will take place. what a day this is! to _ that final will take place. what a day this is! to see _ that final will take place. what a day this is! to see england i that final will take place. what a day this is! to see england win i that final will take place. what a i day this is! to see england win the euros in a major _ day this is! to see england win the euros in a major tournament i day this is! to see england win the euros in a major tournament in i day this is! to see england win the euros in a major tournament in my lifetime _ euros in a major tournament in my lifetime it's— euros in a major tournament in my lifetime, it's something i dream since _ lifetime, it's something i dream since i_ lifetime, it's something i dream since i was _ lifetime, it's something i dream since i was a little kid. at lifetime, it's something i dream since i was a little kid.— since i was a little kid. at the very start _ since i was a little kid. at the very start of _ since i was a little kid. at the very start of the _ since i was a little kid. at the very start of the tournament| since i was a little kid. at the i very start of the tournament we since i was a little kid. at the - very start of the tournament we met justin, who voiced the thoughts of so many. justin, who voiced the thoughts of so man . . ., y justin, who voiced the thoughts of soman. , ., , so many. the country has been on its knees, so many. the country has been on its knees. hasn't —
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so many. the country has been on its knees, hasn't it, _ so many. the country has been on its knees, hasn't it, for— so many. the country has been on its knees, hasn't it, for 15 _ so many. the country has been on its knees, hasn't it, for 15 months? i knees, hasn't it, for 15 months? it's been — knees, hasn't it, for 15 months? it's been struggling. loads of people — it's been struggling. loads of people struggling. i've lost a friend — people struggling. i've lost a friend to _ people struggling. i've lost a friend to covid, which has been really— friend to covid, which has been really bad — friend to covid, which has been really bad and horrendous time, he was a _ really bad and horrendous time, he was a massive football fan, people of the _ was a massive football fan, people of the euro— was a massive football fan, people of the euro is coming up. sorry. i shouldn't— of the euro is coming up. sorry. i shouldn't have brought that up! terry~ _ shouldn't have brought that up! terry. terry? a shouldn't have brought that up! terry- terry?— shouldn't have brought that up! terry. terry?_ he i shouldn't have brought that up! i terry. terry?_ he was terry. terry? a good pal? he was eah. i terry. terry? a good pal? he was yeah- i wish _ terry. terry? a good pal? he was yeah. i wish he _ terry. terry? a good pal? he was yeah. i wish he was _ terry. terry? a good pal? he was yeah. i wish he was here - terry. terry? a good pal? he was yeah. i wish he was here to i terry. terry? a good pal? he was yeah. i wish he was here to enjoy| yeah. i wish he was here to enjoy it, yeah. i wish he was here to enjoy it. really. — yeah. i wish he was here to en'oy it, reall . ., yeah. i wish he was here to en'oy it, really.— it, really. you were watching the interview go _ it, really. you were watching the interview go out, _ it, really. you were watching the interview go out, won't - it, really. you were watching the interview go out, won't at - it, really. you were watching the | interview go out, won't at home? it, really. you were watching the i interview go out, won't at home? i was, yeah. but it was my birthday. which i was dreading.— was, yeah. but it was my birthday. i which i was dreading._ yes. which i was dreading. were you? yes. i didn't want — which i was dreading. were you? yes. i didn't want to — which i was dreading. were you? yes. i didn't want to celebrate _ which i was dreading. were you? yes. i didn't want to celebrate it. _ i didn't want to celebrate it. sorry. i didn't want to celebrate it. sor . ., ., ., sorry. kim and her daughter lauren lost harry to _ sorry. kim and her daughter lauren lost harry to covid _ sorry. kim and her daughter lauren lost harry to covid in _ sorry. kim and her daughter lauren lost harry to covid in march - sorry. kim and her daughter lauren lost harry to covid in march this - lost harry to covid in march this year. it lost harry to covid in march this ear. ., . , ., , year. it made me celebrate my birthda , year. it made me celebrate my birthday, because _ year. it made me celebrate my birthday, because i _ year. it made me celebrate my birthday, because i felt - year. it made me celebrate my birthday, because i felt very i year. it made me celebrate my i birthday, because i felt very much
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she was very present. a kind man, lovely man. she was very present. a kind man, lovely man-— she was very present. a kind man, lovely man. that's what justin said, and he loved _ lovely man. that's what justin said, and he loved his— lovely man. that's what justin said, and he loved his football. _ lovely man. that's what justin said, and he loved his football. he - lovely man. that's what justin said, and he loved his football. he loved| and he loved his football. he loved his football- _ and he loved his football. he loved his football. we _ and he loved his football. he loved his football. we loved _ and he loved his football. he loved his football. we loved watching - and he loved his football. he loved| his football. we loved watching the football, that he'd be shouting at the television, and i'd be football, that he'd be shouting at the television, and i'd he sat there saying oh, that's lovely. that language is lovely. i'd say, they can't hear you! he language is lovely. i'd say, they can't heor you!— language is lovely. i'd say, they can't hear ou! ., ., . , can't hear you! he would watch every moment of it. _ can't hear you! he would watch every moment of it, and _ can't hear you! he would watch every moment of it, and when _ can't hear you! he would watch every moment of it, and when we - can't hear you! he would watch every moment of it, and when we scored, l can't hear you! he would watch every i moment of it, and when we scored, he would _ moment of it, and when we scored, he would be _ moment of it, and when we scored, he would be there shouting and running and rooms. — would be there shouting and running and rooms, not scrubby what i have missed _ and rooms, not scrubby what i have missed the — and rooms, not scrubby what i have missed the most, because i know thlet's— missed the most, because i know that's what— missed the most, because i know that's what dad would have done. we have that's what dad would have done. have seen in that's what dad would have done. , have seen in this tournament of football can be the thing that unites. ~ ., ., ., football can be the thing that unites. ., ., ., ., ., unites. were in the final of a ma'or tournament. d unites. were in the final of a ma'or tournament. inspire d unites. were in the final of a ma'or tournament. inspire us... i unites. were in the final of a ma'or tournament. inspire us... moveh unites. were in the final of a major i tournament. inspire us... move us... but terry. _ tournament. inspire us... move us... but terry. family, — tournament. inspire us... move us... but terry, family, friends _ tournament. inspire us... move us... but terry, family, friends and - tournament. inspire us... move us... but terry, family, friends and for- but terry, family, friends and for over everything.
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he would walk the dog and the dogs and get longer and longer, terry used to use the walking to be on the phone, anybody who wanted to talk about the football. you phone, anybody who wanted to talk about the football.— about the football. you remember those dog walks? _ about the football. you remember those dog walks? yes, _ about the football. you remember those dog walks? yes, he - about the football. you remember those dog walks? yes, he did - about the football. you remember those dog walks? yes, he did a i those dog walks? yes, he did a uuir those dog walks? yes, he did a quirky thing. — those dog walks? yes, he did a quirky thing, whenever - those dog walks? yes, he did a quirky thing, whenever he i those dog walks? yes, he did a l quirky thing, whenever he found, those dog walks? yes, he did a i quirky thing, whenever he found, he would _ quirky thing, whenever he found, he would always leave a message, he would _ would always leave a message, he would say — would always leave a message, he would say his name, the time, what he was _ would say his name, the time, what he was doing. i have actually kept the last_ he was doing. i have actually kept the last one he sent me.- the last one he sent me. sorry. yeah, the last one he sent me. sorry. yeah. terry. — the last one he sent me. sorry. yeah. terry. two _ the last one he sent me. sorry. yeah, terry, two o'clock, i the last one he sent me. sorry. yeah, terry, two o'clock, sorry| the last one he sent me. sorry. | yeah, terry, two o'clock, sorry i missed — yeah, terry, two o'clock, sorry i missed your— yeah, terry, two o'clock, sorry i missed your call, _ yeah, terry, two o'clock, sorry i missed your call, been - yeah, terry, two o'clock, sorry i missed your call, been very- yeah, terry, two o'clock, sorry i. missed your call, been very busy, lodds— missed your call, been very busy, loads going — missed your call, been very busy, loads going on _ missed your call, been very busy, loads going on. give _ missed your call, been very busy, loads going on. give us— missed your call, been very busy, loads going on. give us a - missed your call, been very busy, loads going on. give us a call- missed your call, been very busy, i loads going on. give us a callback, speak— loads going on. give us a callback, speak to _ loads going on. give us a callback, speak to you — loads going on. give us a callback, speak to you soon. _ loads going on. give us a callback, speak to you soon. find _ loads going on. give us a call back, speak to you soon.— loads going on. give us a call back, speak to you soon. and there are so many people — speak to you soon. and there are so many people like — speak to you soon. and there are so many people like you _ speak to you soon. and there are so many people like you who _ speak to you soon. and there are so many people like you who will- speak to you soon. and there are so many people like you who will be i many people like you who will be watching the game without their
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power by their side. —— their power. another thing ifelt that power by their side. —— their power. another thing i felt that i didn't want to watch the game. but then when justin want to watch the game. but then whenjustin said, can you come over? i thought, here he is again. making me celebrate my birthday and watch the final, which we will. you me celebrate my birthday and watch the final, which we will.— the final, which we will. you are aroin to the final, which we will. you are going to allow — the final, which we will. you are going to allow yourself - the final, which we will. you are going to allow yourself to i the final, which we will. you are going to allow yourself to enjoy | going to allow yourself to enjoy this moment? going to allow yourself to en'oy this moment?i going to allow yourself to en'oy this moment? absolutely. i would like to think _ this moment? absolutely. i would like to think he _ this moment? absolutely. i would like to think he has _ this moment? absolutely. i would like to think he has played - this moment? absolutely. i would like to think he has played his i this moment? absolutely. i would| like to think he has played his part so far, and i think he had a little word with harry kane, yes. i like to think he was sat on a shoulder when that penalty kick went in and he pushed! we have a saying amongst our friends that terry has the best seats. yeah. sat next to bobby
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moore, ray clemens. cheering them on line. yes, explaining the offside rule to prince philip. laughter. thank you to all of our contributors who are willing to speak to us, we are very grateful. it had just gone half past eight. thank you for joining us. millions of us will be glued to a screen tonight for the euros final — and that includes patients at hospitals across england. and a fair few of the staff, too, if their duties allow it. our reporter geeta pendse is at the university hospital in coventry, where the excitement is already building. how are they getting ready, geeta?
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i was practising that, there is a lot of excitement here come a lot of flags, banners, and i think you can guess who a lot of people here will be supporting, england. we are on the neurology ward at a hospital thatis the neurology ward at a hospital that is no stranger to historic moments, it was here that the meeting area parsons was the first person in the world to administer the covid—i9 vaccine in december and they are hoping to see a bit more. there has been a lot of talk about football, i have led here who works at the hospital, how are you feeling? at the hospital, how are you feelin: ? f at the hospital, how are you feelin: ? j . ., , feeling? they're excited, nervous. ho-rin for feeling? they're excited, nervous. hoping for a _ feeling? they're excited, nervous. hoping for a win. _ feeling? they're excited, nervous. hoping for a win. -- _ feeling? they're excited, nervous. hoping for a win. -- very - feeling? they're excited, nervous. hoping for a win. -- very excited. | hoping fora win. —— very excited. everyhody— hoping for a win. —— very excited. everybody on _ hoping for a win. —— very excited. everybody on the ward is feeling the same _ everybody on the ward is feeling the same. absolutely excited, can't wait _ same. absolutely excited, can't wait. , . .
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wait. on this ward, we have peter, rod, wait. on this ward, we have peter, rod. pete — wait. on this ward, we have peter, rod. pete in _ wait. on this ward, we have peter, rod, pete in the _ wait. on this ward, we have peter, rod, pete in the corner, _ wait. on this ward, we have peter, rod, pete in the corner, also i wait. on this ward, we have peter, i rod, pete in the corner, also rodney was that i will start with peter, clearly it has been a difficult time for everyone, i know you have been here at the hospital for a few weeks, but i think the game has been lifting everyone's spirits. yes. lifting everyone's spirits. yes, every time — lifting everyone's spirits. yes, every time they _ lifting everyone's spirits. yes, every time they played, i lifting everyone's spirits. yes, every time they played, they l lifting everyone's spirits. yes, every time they played, they didn't start very— every time they played, they didn't start very well _ every time they played, they didn't start very well but _ every time they played, they didn't start very well but are _ every time they played, they didn't start very well but are doing - every time they played, they didn't start very well but are doing well . start very well but are doing well now, _ start very well but are doing well now. tonight _ start very well but are doing well now, tonight they— start very well but are doing well now, tonight they need - start very well but are doing well now, tonight they need to - start very well but are doing well now, tonight they need to go i start very well but are doing well now, tonight they need to go for| start very well but are doing well i now, tonight they need to go for it. they need — now, tonight they need to go for it. they need to — now, tonight they need to go for it. they need to pressurise _ now, tonight they need to go for it. they need to pressurise italy, - now, tonight they need to go for it. | they need to pressurise italy, score an early— they need to pressurise italy, score an early goal. — they need to pressurise italy, score an early goal. keep _ they need to pressurise italy, score an early goal, keep the _ they need to pressurise italy, score an early goal, keep the pressure i they need to pressurise italy, scorel an early goal, keep the pressure on. the nhs _ an early goal, keep the pressure on. the nhs and — an early goal, keep the pressure on. the nhs and the — an early goal, keep the pressure on. the nhs and the people _ an early goal, keep the pressure on. the nhs and the people who - an early goal, keep the pressure on. the nhs and the people who work . an early goal, keep the pressure on. i the nhs and the people who work here have been_ the nhs and the people who work here have been fantastic, _ the nhs and the people who work here have been fantastic, without _ the nhs and the people who work here have been fantastic, without them i- have been fantastic, without them i wouldn't _ have been fantastic, without them i wouldn't have — have been fantastic, without them i wouldn't have got— have been fantastic, without them i wouldn't have got by— have been fantastic, without them i wouldn't have got by how _ have been fantastic, without them i wouldn't have got by how i - have been fantastic, without them i wouldn't have got by how i did, i have been fantastic, without them i wouldn't have got by how i did, it . wouldn't have got by how i did, it has been — wouldn't have got by how i did, it has been really— wouldn't have got by how i did, it has been really good. _ wouldn't have got by how i did, it has been really good. what- wouldn't have got by how i did, it has been really good.— wouldn't have got by how i did, it has been really good. what is the talk be likelier? _ has been really good. what is the talk be likelier? you _ has been really good. what is the talk be likelier? you old - has been really good. what is the talk be likelier? you old book- has been really good. what is the talk be likelier? you old book a l has been really good. what is the l talk be likelier? you old book a lot about football and happy listening or watching the game. —— talk been like here. or watching the game. -- talk been like here. ,, . i. . ., , or watching the game. -- talk been like here. . . . ., , ., like here. since you claim they have done better. — like here. since you claim they have done better. a _ like here. since you claim they have done better, a young _ like here. since you claim they have done better, a young team, - like here. since you claim they have done better, a young team, i- like here. since you claim they have done better, a young team, i thinkl done better, a young team, i think they will— done better, a young team, i think they will do— done better, a young team, i think they will do it _ done better, a young team, i think they will do it tonight. _ done better, a young team, i think they will do it tonight. i _ done better, a young team, i think they will do it tonight. i like - done better, a young team, i think they will do it tonight.— they will do it tonight. i like some ositivi . they will do it tonight. i like some positivity- l— they will do it tonight. i like some positivity. i want _
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they will do it tonight. i like some positivity. i want to _ they will do it tonight. i like some positivity. i want to introduce i they will do it tonight. i like some positivity. i want to introduce you | positivity. i want to introduce you to rod. how you doing?— positivity. i want to introduce you to rod. how you doing? excited for toniaht. i to rod. how you doing? excited for tonight. i would _ to rod. how you doing? excited for tonight. i would like _ to rod. how you doing? excited for tonight. i would like them - to rod. how you doing? excited for tonight. i would like them to i to rod. how you doing? excited for tonight. i would like them to win i tonight. i would like them to win this one — tonight. i would like them to win this one. ., ., , tonight. i would like them to win thisone. ., ., , " ~~ this one. you actually saw the 1966 when, not this one. you actually saw the 1966 when. got a — this one. you actually saw the 1966 when, got a taste _ this one. you actually saw the 1966 when, got a taste of _ this one. you actually saw the 1966 when, got a taste of what - this one. you actually saw the 1966 when, got a taste of what is - this one. you actually saw the 1966 when, got a taste of what is to i this one. you actually saw the 1966 when, got a taste of what is to see | when, got a taste of what is to see england win. when, got a taste of what is to see england win-— when, got a taste of what is to see england win. you don't know it until ou feel england win. you don't know it until you feel it- — england win. you don't know it until you feel it- it _ england win. you don't know it until you feel it. it is _ england win. you don't know it until you feel it. it is something - england win. you don't know it until you feel it. it is something of- england win. you don't know it until you feel it. it is something of its i you feel it. it is something of its own _ you feel it. it is something of its own. ~ ., , .., you feel it. it is something of its own. ., , _, “w own. what is your prediction? i know it is the hard — own. what is your prediction? i know it is the hard question, _ own. what is your prediction? i know it is the hard question, but... - own. what is your prediction? i know it is the hard question, but... i- it is the hard question, but... i think we will win. different game today _ think we will win. different game toda . , , ., ., think we will win. different game toda. , , ., ., ., ,, think we will win. different game toda . , , ., ., ., ,, today. very strong game. thank you ve for today. very strong game. thank you very for that- _ today. very strong game. thank you very for that. another _ today. very strong game. thank you very for that. another very - today. very strong game. thank you very for that. another very positive | very for that. another very positive outlook. i will come over to keith, i know you have got a slightly different opinion on how the match might turn out.—
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might turn out. that's right,, they ma have might turn out. that's right,, they may have a _ might turn out. that's right,, they may have a chance. _ might turn out. that's right,, they may have a chance. do _ might turn out. that's right,, they may have a chance. do you - might turn out. that's right,, they may have a chance. do you think i may have a chance. do you think italy might _ may have a chance. do you think italy might take _ may have a chance. do you think italy might take it? _ may have a chance. do you think italy might take it? england i may have a chance. do you think i italy might take it? england having been england _ italy might take it? england having been england very _ italy might take it? england having been england very much. - italy might take it? england having been england very much. i- italy might take it? england having been england very much. i know i italy might take it? england having i been england very much. i know that ou have been england very much. i know that you have watched _ been england very much. i know that you have watched a _ been england very much. i know that you have watched a lot _ been england very much. i know that you have watched a lot of _ been england very much. i know that you have watched a lot of football i you have watched a lot of football matches, you were at wembley in 1970 when england was that time germany. if you had any words of wisdom for the team, what would it be? southgate has got to get his tactics correct _ southgate has got to get his tactics correct no— southgate has got to get his tactics correct. no mistakes— southgate has got to get his tactics correct. no mistakes in— southgate has got to get his tactics correct. no mistakes in defence. i correct. no mistakes in defence. hopefully— correct. no mistakes in defence. hopefully southgate _ correct. no mistakes in defence. hopefully southgate is _ correct. no mistakes in defence. i hopefully southgate is watching. thank you, keith. let's come over here to michael, the charge nurse. i was saying, you are no stranger, this hospital, to the media spotlight making history in december, the first mate on here who administered the code red vaccine, an emotional moment, i can only
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imagine how difficult last year been. —— code red vaccine. it imagine how difficult last year been. -- code red vaccine. it has been. -- code red vaccine. it has been a massive _ been. -- code red vaccine. it has been a massive change _ been. -- code red vaccine. it has been a massive change over i been. -- code red vaccine. it has been a massive change over the | been. -- code red vaccine. it has. been a massive change over the last couple _ been a massive change over the last couple of— been a massive change over the last couple of weeks since the ukraine game _ couple of weeks since the ukraine game like — couple of weeks since the ukraine game like peter said. it has been vastly— game like peter said. it has been vastly different, really excited the game _ vastly different, really excited the game as _ vastly different, really excited the game as well asjust being able to support— game as well asjust being able to support everyone and kind of have that feeling of a community in the hospital~ — that feeling of a community in the hospital~ it — that feeling of a community in the hospital. it has been really nice. there _ hospital. it has been really nice. there have — hospital. it has been really nice. there have been people who are perhaps not fans of football, you have patients were not into it, but they have been swept away. yes. have patients were not into it, but they have been swept away. yes, with they have been swept away. yes, with the kind of community _ they have been swept away. yes, with the kind of community we _ they have been swept away. yes, with the kind of community we have - they have been swept away. yes, with the kind of community we have built i the kind of community we have built with the _ the kind of community we have built with the english team, we have definitely seen everyone come together, and even if you're not a supporter— together, and even if you're not a supporter of football, it is definitely hard not to be swept away with it _ definitely hard not to be swept away with it and _ definitely hard not to be swept away with it and enjoy it. just a fun of it. with it and en'oy it. just a fun of it. . ~ , ~ .,
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with it and en'oy it. just a fun of it. , ~ ., ., with it and en'oy it. just a fun of it. luckily, i know that a lot of the staff will _ it. luckily, i know that a lot of the staff will be _ it. luckily, i know that a lot of the staff will be finishing i it. luckily, i know that a lot of the staff will be finishing shift| it. luckily, i know that a lot of. the staff will be finishing shift at half time, so a lot of people driving to get home to watch the second half, but even though there is a lot of nervousness around here, there to say, we all feel it is england prospect time. come on, encland. england prospect time. come on, england. on. _ england prospect time. come on, england. on, england! _ england prospect time. come on, england. on, england! fantastic,| england. on, england! fantastic, aood england. on, england! fantastic, good hearing _ england. on, england! fantastic, good hearing blast _ england. on, england! fantastic, good hearing blast of— england. on, england! fantastic, good hearing blast of optimism l good hearing blast of optimism amongst the nurse, crate waving. give it a bit more of a wave. —— amongst the nerves. thank you. a good flag—waving technique. lovely hearing from rodney who talks about watching the 1966 final, you will not know what it feels like until you see it, it gets across the sense of history, something that none of us have experienced.
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a lot of my scottish edibles friends have said it has not coming home, it is going to rome. they know who they are. england manager gareth southgate says the players need to feel the warmth and support of the fans tonight, when they face italy in the european championship final. they trained their base at st george's park yesterday morning before making thejourney to their hotel in hertfordshire. there was one notable absence — phil foden — who is a doubt for today's game with a foot injury. but there's such a depth to the squad, approach big games. of course there is a net and level of excitement and anticipation, but thatis of excitement and anticipation, but that is all part and parcel of playing in majorfootball, so a lot of us have played at the highest level in our club careers, if you are weight off as they had the world cup a few years ago, so it is just about staying calm and relaxed and looking forward to being out there
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and enjoying the moment as much as we can. the venus rosewater dish has a new name on it — title. the centre court crowd was treated to quite a match, as barty took it in three sets. she's the first australian to win the women's title in over a0 years and after injuries and a couple of breaks from tennis, victory was all the more sweet. it could be an historic day in the men's final, with novak djokovic eyeing a sixth wimbledon title, as he takes on italy's matteo berrettini. djokovic has been in incredible form throughout the championships, only dropping one set. he says it would mean everything to equal roger federer and rafael nadal�*s all—time record of 20 grand slam victories. england's matt fitzpatick will have to make a very late dash to wembley for the euros final, after he took a share of the lead at the scottish open. he joked at the start of the tournament that he didn't want to play too well, so he could get an early tee time on the last day but he'll be out late, after making six birdies to move to iii—under—par, alongside thomas detry. fitzpatrick says he'll be going to the match
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regardless, even if it's just for the second half. he is up at around quarter past one today, so give or take four hours on the course, leave it 5:15pm, kick off at 8pm, i don't know if you will make that. i am pleased you are doing some time to work out the potential itinerary. he mightjust rattle through. you've probably heard many versions of "football's coming home" in the last few days — from the original single to the roar of the fans at wembley. perhaps you were even treated to a tuneless rendition shortly after the pubs closed last night. but have you heard the bhangra remix? it's by a group called "back 2 back" and we can speak to one of them now. rana singhjoins us from wolverhampton.
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iam very i am very excited to see how this goes. what made you decide to do a bhangra version?— bhangra version? basically we have been doin: bhangra version? basically we have been doing it _ bhangra version? basically we have been doing it for _ bhangra version? basically we have been doing it for a _ bhangra version? basically we have been doing it for a while, _ bhangra version? basically we have been doing it for a while, we - bhangra version? basically we have been doing it for a while, we have i been doing it for a while, we have always done and one, keeping it fresh and modern. this theme of football, fantastic opportunity to be able to dance to this with our own version. be able to dance to this with our own version-— be able to dance to this with our own version. . . ., , ., ., own version. the dance moves are not the most straightforward, _ own version. the dance moves are not the most straightforward, how- own version. the dance moves are not the most straightforward, how do - own version. the dance moves are not the most straightforward, how do you | the most straightforward, how do you choreograph them to the three lions song? it choreograph them to the three lions son: ? . choreograph them to the three lions son. ? ., ., , , choreograph them to the three lions soi’i ? ., ., , , ., , song? it all happened last minute, we not song? it all happened last minute, we got them _ song? it all happened last minute, we got them together _ song? it all happened last minute, we got them together and - song? it all happened last minute, we got them together and thought | song? it all happened last minute, i we got them together and thought we had to do this, england have made it, let us choreograph whatever we can and i'm sure it will be great. we are going to hear the big moment injust a tick, we are going to hear the big moment in just a tick, but we will keep the suspense building for a while. you were talking about it being a last—minute thing, but the joy these daysis last—minute thing, but the joy these days is social media ad their response that things generate. ——
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and the response. 50 response that things generate. -- and the response. so overwhelming, it has been amazing, _ and the response. so overwhelming, it has been amazing, the _ and the response. so overwhelming, it has been amazing, the response . it has been amazing, the response from people all over the country, we didn't expect it we just wanted to do something different, get people together to celebrate england making it through, we appreciate that so much. ~ ., , ., it through, we appreciate that so much. ~ . , ., , , it through, we appreciate that so much. ~ . , ., ,, ., much. we are seeing a glimpse of it now, much. we are seeing a glimpse of it now. some — much. we are seeing a glimpse of it now. some of _ much. we are seeing a glimpse of it now, some of your _ much. we are seeing a glimpse of it now, some of your moves _ much. we are seeing a glimpse of it now, some of your moves already. i much. we are seeing a glimpse of it| now, some of your moves already. a lot of flag—waving involved, is that something you do liberally choreographed? == something you do liberally choreoa-rahed? , ., , . choreographed? -- deliberately. we kind of not choreographed? -- deliberately. we kind of got dances, _ choreographed? -- deliberately. we kind of got dances, we _ choreographed? -- deliberately. we kind of got dances, we did _ choreographed? -- deliberately. we kind of got dances, we did the - choreographed? -- deliberately. wej kind of got dances, we did the remix version and choreographed it altogether, and the final piece all happened. i altogether, and the final piece all ha ened. ., ., ~' altogether, and the final piece all ha ened. ., ., ~ altogether, and the final piece all ha--ened. ., ., ~ ~ , happened. i do not think we can keep the susoense — happened. i do not think we can keep the suspense going _ happened. i do not think we can keep the suspense going any _ happened. i do not think we can keep the suspense going any longer, - happened. i do not think we can keep the suspense going any longer, it - the suspense going any longer, it has been quite the build—up. we have done a couple of minutes build—up to your big moment. yet another big moment, you have been performing on the streets and all over the internet, but now is your chance on bbc one. go for it, fill your boots.
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thank you very much. come on, england, bring it home, let's go. # it's coming home, it's coming home, it's coming, footballers coming home. # it's coming home, it's coming home, it's coming, football is coming home.
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incredible! if that hasn't got you hyped up for the game, i don't know what will. i wasn't expecting it to be so energetic, took me by surprise. chris has beenjoining in, what you didn't see was chris following the moves just now, and on an unrelated note, time to say goodbye to chris. nothing to do with what has happened. it's time now to say goodbye to chris —yyou're off to read the news for marr and then change into your england kit. i will save andrew's audience any dancing for the sake of my career. if gareth southgate's men chalk up another win tonight, it's going to become one of those "where were you" moments. the last major one for england was, of course, in 1966. jayne mccubbin's been chatting to some fans
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who were at wembley to see it. these are the stories from '66. this is my ticket from the 30th ofjuly, 1966, about three days before my 18th birthday. so it was a wonderful celebration. these are the memories which have stayed with howard millerman. it was just an amazing day. it was — and the atmosphere beforehand was great. and then mike summerbee from manchester city, who went on to play for england, and george best came in and sat literally in front of me. i idolised best. he was my favourite player. and i got george and mike to autograph my programme and i have always said the same thing. i never know if it's devalued
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or added value to it. surely, added? well, an irishman signing an englishman's programme, i'm not sure. you know, i don't know. i really don't know. commentator: west ham's geoff hurst. i mean, you know because you were there, what the atmosphere's going to be like tonight. tonight, it will be electric. 99% probability the audience there have never seen england in a big final. it will be absolutely fabulous. it — and it builds. you know, it starts in the morning. i mean, that was a three o'clock, kick—off on a saturday afternoon in 66, the world cup final. i got up from an early train in manchester and it started to build up from there. and i can imagine chaps cracking open cans of beer at nine in the morning. it will be a long day. but it's going to be a fun one, you know.
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john? yep? you are one of those very few people, aren't you? yeah, i don't know how few we are. there's not many of us. there's not many of you. john peacock was there in 66 and will be back again tonight in 2021. this time, with his son, mark. how does that feel, getting that golden ticket, twice over? very lucky! this is better than the lottery. ijust started to get i excited and i thought, you know, i want to go to a major |tournament final like my dad has| been and dad keeps talking l about the 66 world cup final. and i thought... gotta be there! dare i ask how much those golden tickets where? 0h! i had better close my ears. i figured, go all out, _ we haven't been spending money for the past year or so, yes. a lot?
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yes, it was a lot but worth every single penny of it. . of course it is. before the final whistle! nine ball boys were chosen for this historic match and one of them, graham abbott. i am feeling a little bit numb, because you weren't old enough to take it all in and appreciate all the considerations and all of that. walking out of the tunnel, the sound surrounding the entire stadium, like nothing i had ever heard before. it was glorious. one of the times the ball came to me there were two puddle in front of me and the ball went in the puddle and stopped. i picked it up. the five foot six centre—forward came forward and said something like, "give us the ball, mate." i said, "not likely." i threw the ball over to centre ray wilson and he got splashed in the process. i thought that was payback time. i was quite pleased with that.
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you know what the atmosphere will be like on sunday night because you have gone through it yourself. paint a picture? well, i was right behind geoff hurst, amazingly enough. i was right in line and i could see it in the back of the net. it was great. and tonight, 55 years on, do it all again. let's just hope there's another english ball in the back of the net — orfour. jayne mccubbin, bbc news. england four, italy one. that's not a score prediction but a handy way to summarise the population of bedford, where one in five people are of italian descent. jon ironmonger has been to the town which will be celebrating tonight, whatever the result. there is a possibility the final
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bell party in bedford with civilised, quiet celebrations. but it is unlikely. if the previous games are anything to go by, there will be huge crowds of england fans in the centre of town... and italy turns on the river embankment, because bedford is like the little italy of england, around one in five people here are italian and everyone apparently is a football fan. italia! tonight's match will be a culture clash, joanne and her husband alfonso are only too sure. england. italy. we have had this conversation before. they england. italy. we have had this conversation before.— conversation before. they have invited me _ conversation before. they have invited me to _ conversation before. they have invited me to their— conversation before. they have invited me to their pizza - conversation before. they have invited me to their pizza rear i conversation before. they have j invited me to their pizza rear to see how easily one family from two
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famous footballing nations can get along. english rose among thorns. laughter . how you going to cope? it laughter . how ou auoin to coe? , . how you going to cope? it is so nice, a win-win _ . how you going to cope? it is so nice, a win-win situation. - . how you going to cope? it is so nice, a win-win situation. so - . how you going to cope? it is so| nice, a win-win situation. so nice nice, a win—win situation. so nice for the culture to come together. someone has to lose.— for the culture to come together. someone has to lose.- i i someone has to lose. exactly. i wouldn't dare. _ someone has to lose. exactly. i wouldn't dare. he _ someone has to lose. exactly. i wouldn't dare. he will. - because of the concentration of italians— because of the concentration of italians and being in bedford, it is so important, we are both in the final, _ so important, we are both in the final, the — so important, we are both in the final, the perfect final, it can go either_ final, the perfect final, it can go either way, _ final, the perfect final, it can go either way, that is how we had to see it _ either way, that is how we had to see it. .. either way, that is how we had to see it. ., ., ~ ., . see it. you will take on the chin ethical and _ see it. you will take on the chin ethical and when? _ see it. you will take on the chin ethical and when? i— see it. you will take on the chin ethical and when? iwill- see it. you will take on the chin ethical and when? i will have i see it. you will take on the chin ethical and when? i will have to come it will— ethical and when? i will have to come it will be _ ethical and when? i will have to come it will be a _ ethical and when? i will have to come it will be a matter - ethical and when? i will have to come it will be a matter below. | ethical and when? i will have to - come it will be a matter below. will ou come it will be a matter below. will you release — come it will be a matter below. will you release an _ come it will be a matter below. it you release an english themed pizza? definitely not.
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you release an english themed pizza? definitely not-— definitely not. good idea. i have to draw the line _ definitely not. good idea. i have to draw the line somewhere. - jon ironmonger reporting there. let's go now to another place which knows how to enjoy a football tournament — the kirby estate in bermondsey. matt graveling is there. i guess it is no surprise who is being supported there, which team they are punting for.— being supported there, which team they are punting for. welcome to the lace mat, they are punting for. welcome to the place mat. it — they are punting for. welcome to the place mat. it is _ they are punting for. welcome to the place mat, it is england _ they are punting for. welcome to the place mat, it is england against - place mat, it is england against italy. good morning. —— kirby estate. welcome to bermondsey, we been here a future times, the residents coming together, one of those are charlie who joins me now. we have the final today, how is everyone feeling? they are excited, like, come on, england, it is coming home. a few special flags.— like, come on, england, it is coming home. a few special flags. names for the eo - le home. a few special flags. names for the people we — home. a few special flags. names for the people we have _ home. a few special flags. names for the people we have lost _ home. a few special flags. names for the people we have lost in _ home. a few special flags. names for the people we have lost in the - home. a few special flags. names for the people we have lost in the past, i the people we have lost in the past, my dad. _ the people we have lost in the past, my dad, dale, steve. it is
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the people we have lost in the past, my dad, dale, steve.— my dad, dale, steve. it is not 'ust enalish my dad, dale, steve. it is not 'ust english fansfi my dad, dale, steve. it is not 'ust english fans living i my dad, dale, steve. it is not 'ust english fans living here, i my dad, dale, steve. it is not 'ust english fans living here, a i my dad, dale, steve. it is not 'ust english fans living here, a a h my dad, dale, steve. it is notjust english fans living here, a a few i english fans living here, a a few other flags, english fans living here, a a few otherflags, but english fans living here, a a few other flags, but we english fans living here, a a few otherflags, but we have 120 different flats with a flag outside, and if you have a little look around they had been putting on these flags, each major tournament, for the last few, and how incredible does it luke? today's team and opponents are the italians in the final, semifinalist twice in the last 20 years. is it always the bridesmaid, neverthe last 20 years. is it always the bridesmaid, never the bride? what i will say is we have got an italian here who will tell us, how is this being received and prepared, hyped in italy? being received and prepared, hyped in ital ? ~ , being received and prepared, hyped inital? , , in italy? well, everyone is very nervous right — in italy? well, everyone is very nervous right now. _ in italy? well, everyone is very nervous right now. everyone i in italy? well, everyone is very. nervous right now. everyone will watch _ nervous right now. everyone will watch it — nervous right now. everyone will watch it with _ nervous right now. everyone will watch it with friends _ nervous right now. everyone will watch it with friends and - nervous right now. everyone will watch it with friends and family. nervous right now. everyone willi watch it with friends and family at home, _ watch it with friends and family at home, and — watch it with friends and family at home, and getting _ watch it with friends and family at home, and getting really- watch it with friends and family at home, and getting really excited, but trying —
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home, and getting really excited, but trying to — home, and getting really excited, but trying to avoid _ home, and getting really excited, but trying to avoid bad _ home, and getting really excited, but trying to avoid bad luck. - home, and getting really excited, but trying to avoid bad luck. the i but trying to avoid bad luck. the italians have _ but trying to avoid bad luck. italians have told me if but trying to avoid bad luck. tip; italians have told me if they but trying to avoid bad luck.- italians have told me if they give me a score prediction, that is bad luck, but we want to get penalties out the way right now. geraldine, take the first kick. let see how we get on. i am not 100% sure... we also have alessandra from italy, you have got to level this up for a bit of pride. 0h! cheering. an incredible atmosphere here on the estate. .. .. an incredible atmosphere here on the estate. ., ., ., an incredible atmosphere here on the estate-_ 0ne - an incredible atmosphere here on the i estate._ one person estate. come on, england! one person i do want to — estate. come on, england! one person i do want to introduce _ estate. come on, england! one person i do want to introduce you _ estate. come on, england! one person i do want to introduce you to _ estate. come on, england! one person i do want to introduce you to now - estate. come on, england! one person i do want to introduce you to now is - i do want to introduce you to now is hussain, who is paying a very special poem, it is hard to know what to say, how did you find the words? in what to say, how did you find the words? . ., , , , what to say, how did you find the words? . . , ,, ., , words? in all alysse, the words found me. _
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words? in all alysse, the words found me, was _ words? in all alysse, the words found me, was watching - words? in all alysse, the words found me, was watching the i words? in all alysse, the words i found me, was watching the game words? in all alysse, the words - found me, was watching the game and was blown _ found me, was watching the game and was blown away by the companionship and sportsmanship, the way they were working _ and sportsmanship, the way they were working as _ and sportsmanship, the way they were working as a _ and sportsmanship, the way they were working as a team, but also what it is doing _ working as a team, but also what it is doing for— working as a team, but also what it is doing for the country and the people. — is doing for the country and the people, this is amazing, multiculturalism, bringing everyone together, _ multiculturalism, bringing everyone together, that is what football is really _ together, that is what football is really about. together, that is what football is really about-— really about. there is a lot of pressure _ really about. there is a lot of pressure on _ really about. there is a lot of pressure on the _ really about. there is a lot of pressure on the players - really about. there is a lot of. pressure on the players tonight, really about. there is a lot of - pressure on the players tonight, you have written a lot of poetry, but did you feel pressure? {iii have written a lot of poetry, but did you feel pressure? of course, every time _ did you feel pressure? of course, every time they — did you feel pressure? of course, every time they write _ did you feel pressure? of course, every time they write something i every time they write something there _ every time they write something there is— every time they write something there is pressure, 100%, and they wrote _ there is pressure, 100%, and they wrote recently and was asked to do this last _ wrote recently and was asked to do this last night so i feel like i get to feel— this last night so i feel like i get to feel a — this last night so i feel like i get to feel a little bit of the nerves that the — to feel a little bit of the nerves that the players feel. fantastic, at these times _ that the players feel. fantastic, at these times it _ that the players feel. fantastic, at these times it is _ that the players feel. fantastic, at these times it is very _ that the players feel. fantastic, at these times it is very difficult - that the players feel. fantastic, at these times it is very difficult to i these times it is very difficult to find ways to say about you a lot better with words than i am, so playing out bbc breakfast on this historic day, take it away. b, playing out bbc breakfast on this historic day, take it away.- historic day, take it away. a new wave has sped — historic day, take it away. a new wave has sped across _ historic day, take it away. a new wave has sped across the - historic day, take it away. a new| wave has sped across the nation, after— wave has sped across the nation, after 16— wave has sped across the nation, after 16 months of trials, test and lock the _ after 16 months of trials, test and lock the england european championship final for the first
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time _ championship final for the first time in — championship final for the first time in 55 years is spearheaded with the courage and passion of the three lions— the courage and passion of the three lions with _ the courage and passion of the three lions with wembley as the location. a moment _ lions with wembley as the location. a moment of memorable and historical, now that it is way more than _ historical, now that it is way more than possible through every moment and every— than possible through every moment and every obstacle, the companionship, sportsmanship of the england _ companionship, sportsmanship of the england euro squad in 2020. it is honourable, atmosphere, electric, going _ honourable, atmosphere, electric, going right — honourable, atmosphere, electric, going right across the country, off the scale — going right across the country, off the scale of every metric and even if it rates— the scale of every metric and even if it rates let it poor, because it is lovely. — if it rates let it poor, because it is lovely. it— if it rates let it poor, because it is lovely, it is coming home, ask anyone, — is lovely, it is coming home, ask anyone, trust me, the adrenaline pumping. — anyone, trust me, the adrenaline pumping, homeless buzzing, streets loving. _ pumping, homeless buzzing, streets loving, that's why we cannot let you feel isolated and alone because for the first— feel isolated and alone because for the first time in 55 years, england, football— the first time in 55 years, england, football is — the first time in 55 years, england, football is coming home. cheering and applause. it's coming home!
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this is bbc world news. our top stories: on the brink of history — england's footballers prepare to take on italy in tonight's final of euro 2020 — their biggest match in more than half a century. their resilience and experiences as a team have really prepared them well for this moment. good morning from wembley way, where the countdown continues. 60,000 fans are expected in the stadium behind me is ordination holds her breath and asks for one more england win. the italians have not had to wait 55 years for a major final — but there's plenty of excitement there too, with fans gearing up for the big night. away from football — britain's health secretary warns that the number of people on hospital waiting lists in england
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