Euro 2009 Final: England 2-6 Germany

Germans claim fifth successive title

September 10, 2009
England's hopes of Euro 2009 glory were shattered by ruthless Germany despite a battling effort in a compelling final on Thursday night.

Goals from Karen Carney and Kelly Smith twice kept England in contention in Helsinki but the world champions were ultimately far too strong as they secured a fifth successive continental title.

• Powell has hope for future

Prolific pair Inka Grings - who finished as the tournament's leading scorer with six - and Birgit ...

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