England V Scotland; Win Tickets to See the Big Wembley European Championship Showdown

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England V Scotland; Win Tickets to See the Big Wembley European Championship Showdown


AT LAST, it's almost here. The Euro 96 soccer carnival is only weeks away and the Daily Mail has teamed up with Snickers, the official snack food of the tournament, so you could be there to witness football history in the making.

We have five pairs of tickets for England v Scotland at Wembley - one of the most eagerly anticipated matches of the tournament - on Saturday June 15th.

Five lucky Daily Mail readers, each with a companion, will be able to soak up the atmosphere at this fantastic fixture - simply by entering our Euro 96 competition. We also have some superb runners-up prizes to give away.

A further five readers will each win a football signed by the England team and a signed England shirt.

The competition is easy to enter, so start collecting your tokens today for your chance to share in the excitement of Euro 96.

Snickers is committed to the support and development of the nation's favourite sport at all levels, from prestigious tournaments such as the European Championships and World Cup 98 through to grass-roots football; ensuring the development of the England stars of the future.

Whether you're playing football or watching Europe's best players in action this summer, Snickers is guaranteed to tackle your hunger in a big way.

HOW TO ENTER

FOR your chance to win one of our superb Euro 96 prizes, you need to collect and send in two of our three special tokens. The first appears below, the second will be in tomorrow's Daily Mail, and the final token will be in the Daily Mail on Wednesday.

You can obtain one token per application by sending a stamped, addressed envelope to Snickers Euro 96 Token Requests, PO Box B231, Huddersfield HD8 0YU, or you can collect it from the Reception Desk, Northcliffe House (Young Street entrance), Kensington, London; Chequers, Woodsome Park, Huddersfield; or 197 Albion Street, Glasgow, between 10am and 4pm Monday to Friday.

All requests must be received by Tuesday, May 7th.

In Tuesday's and Wednesday's Daily Mail we shall also publish the address to which you should send two tokens. If you have any queries about the draw, please phone 01484 604156 between 9.30am and 4pm Monday to Friday.

Rules

1. No purchase is necessary.

2. There are 5 pairs of tickets to the England v Scotland match on 15th June 1996 to be won. These will be awarded to the first 5 complete entries drawn at random after the closing date. The next five complete entries drawn will each receive a signed footballs and an official signed England shirt.

3. There is no limit to the number of entries from any individual.

However, every entry must contain two tokens, enclosed in a separate envelope with the entrant's name and address. Only original tokens can be accepted. There are no alternative prizes.

4. Entries can be accepted only from readers resident in the United Kingdom, Channel Islands and the Isle of Man. Entrants must be aged 18 or over.

5.Standard Daily Mail rules apply. For a copy send a stamped, addressed envelope to Euro 96 rules, Promotions department, Associated Newspapers Ltd, Northcliffe House, 2 Derry Street, London W8 5TT.

6. All entries for the draw must be received by noon on Monday, May 20 .

Did England play well against Croatia

I COULD see a team forming, I sensed what they were trying to do, players looked comfortable. I was certainly encouraged to believe that we will progress from this.

I felt especially comfortable with the defensive set-up. It's never easy to implant a new system on players and expect them to cope as well as Gary Neville, Mark Wright and Stuart Pearce did. If the back isn't right, the team isn't right but there was never a sense that the three defenders were troubled. Not, I have to say, that Croatia were particularly adventurous after the first 20 minutes.

You could see the confidence start to spread once everyone felt assured of their positions and responsibilities.

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