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Live Reporting

Tom Garry

All times stated are UK

  1. Good bye from us

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    The Netherlands

    That's it from us for today. After 31 games and a historic, record-breaking three weeks for women's football in Europe, the tournament has come to a close.

    It wasn't to be this year for Scotland or England in the end, but it's the Netherlands' time to shine in Enschede.

    They are 4-2 winners over Denmark today, after a thrilling final.

    Thank for your company throughout these Euros. We'll see you again soon for the opening weekend of the Premier League, and we look forward to the Women's World Cup in France in 2019, which will be broadcast across the BBC. It'll be here before you know it!

    Until next time, good bye!

  2. Post update

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    So, for the first time since Norway in 1993, a country that isn't Germany has lifted the Women's European title.

  3. Get Involved


    Jordan Ramsden: Credit to both teams. A brilliant advert for football at all levels. Lads take note from this!!

  4. 'Emotional' Van de Sanden

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    Shanice van de Sanden

    Liverpool and the Netherlands winger Shanice van de Sanden tells Channel 4: "I'm so emotional. This is amazing. I'm so proud of all the people.

    "This is the biggest thing that can happen for women's football in Holland."

  5. 'Proud' Miedema

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    Arsenal and the Netherlands striker Vivianne Miedema tells Channel 4: "It is unbelievable. It was so hard today because Denmark did so well.

    "We changed the game and I'm so proud. I'm so happy that we did it."

  6. England's Taylor wins Golden Boot

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    Jodie Taylor

    Meanwhile, with five goals for the tournament, England and Arsenal striker Jodie Taylor is now confirmed as the winner of the coveted Golden Boot.


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    And together they lift the trophy aloft!

    The fourth different winners of the Women's European Championships are the Netherlands!

  8. Post update

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    Now the Netherlands collect their winners medals, one by one.

    Any second now, joint-captains Sherida Spitse and Reading's Mandy van den Berg will have their hands on the trophy.

  9. Silver medals for Denmark

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    Denmark trudge up to collect their runners-up medals. Sport can be cruel at times.

    But they did themselves proud in their first final.

  10. Martens wins player of the tournament

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    Barcelona winger Lieke Martens is awarded the official Player of the Tournament award.

    She holds the slightly smaller trophy aloft proudly.

    A worthy winner, you have to say. It could arguably have gone to any one of four Dutch players, to be honest. But Martens has been superb on the left flank.

  11. The Netherlands win Euro 2017

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    Tournament ambassador Pierre van Hooijdonk - formerly of Celtic and Nottingham Forest - walks on to the pitch with the silver trophy in his arms.

  12. Record national crowd for the hosts

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    The attendance of 28,182 is another new record for a women's football match in the Netherlands.

    They've all witnessed a terrific game and history for the host nation too.

    On the pitch, the Netherlands players are dancing joyfully. They'll be picking up the trophy soon.

  13. Post update

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    Rachel Brown-Finnis

    Ex-England goalkeeper on BBC Radio 5 live

    This is the perfect ending, having the hosts win it, after they created so much momentum with their fans watching them.

  14. Post update

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    Jonathan Pearce

    BBC Radio 5 live commentator in Enschede

    England will take some consolation from the fact that the only team to beat them at these Championships are the winners at these Championships.

  15. The Netherlands win the Euros

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    Denmark sink to their knees. What an effort from them. They weren't even expected to escape from their group. They put up a great fight this afternoon.

    The hosts go wild. There are tears of joy for Arsenal's Vivianne Miedema, whose two goals sealed victory. The Netherlands substitutes and staff all stream on to the pitch, as the crowd go wild.

    These are memorable, memorable moments for the host nation.


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    That's it! Hosts the Netherlands win the Women's Euros after one of the best finals in the competition's history.

  17. Post update

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    The players on the Dutch bench are hugging. They're ready to celebrate. They're ready for the whistle.

  18. SUBSTITUTION (Netherlands)

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    Reading's central defender Mandy van den Berg gets a chance for the final minute of added time.

    Off goes Kika van Es.

    It's party time for the Dutch.

  19. Post update

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    The hosts are moments away from winning their first ever major women's football tournament.

    It's only the fourth time they've actually reached a major tournament! There's been impressive progress for the Dutch women's game in a short space of time.

  20. SUBSTITUTION (Netherlands)

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    As four minutes of added time are indicated, Liverpool's Shanice van den Sanden goes off to a standing ovation. She's been brilliant down the right flank all game.

    On comes Renate Jansen for stoppage time.