This edition of the Magazine Archive sees us slap bang in the middle of Euro 96, as Paul Gascoigne and Alan Shearer adorn the cover of Shoot, giving the reaction to England’s 2-0 group win over Scotland.
The first four pages see two double page spreads dedicated to the game.
The rest of the magazine is dedicated to Euro 96’s other games with reviews and analysis.
Meanwhile Roberto Mussi says that Gianlunca Vialli, recently signed for Chelsea, will be a big star in English football.
It didn’t quite work out that way as the signing of fellow Italian Gianfranco Zola saw Vialli mostly used as a substitute, before becoming player-manager of Chelsea in February 1998.
Meanwhile, in Group D news, Turkey star Abdullah Ercan issues a “Come and get me” plea to English Premier League clubs. He never played in the Premier League.