Euphoria, triumphant arms in the air and finally a great trophy. Monday’s headlines capture the nation’s vibe after the Lionesses win the European Women’s Football Championship trophy, the first major trophy England have won in 56 years.
All but one newspaper celebrated on the front page the historic 2-1 win over Germany in the Wembley final, after extra-time winner Chloe Kelly repaid the hopes of the eight-time winners to add another title to their list. of honor.
“The creators of history” is splashed on the front page of the Daily Mirror, which is exclusively dedicated to the triumph.
The last page of the newspaper reads “It’s Home”, a tribute to the players singing “It’s Coming Home!” when they broke into Sarina Wiegman’s post-match press conference.
On the front page of the Daily Mail, the headline proclaims “It wasn’t a dream … we beat Germany in a final”. Match winner Kelly is pictured waving her shirt over her head in celebration after scoring the decisive goal in the 111th minute.
The Times has a picture of the Lionesses hoisting the trophy in triumph, with the main article stating that the victory “put the finishing touches on an incredible three and a half weeks, not only for women’s football but also for the sports movement. female in England “.
The Guardian also focuses on what victory will mean for women’s sports moving forward with the “Game Changes” title.
The Sun has an image that wraps the front and back of the sheet, showing the Lionesses celebrating their victory, with the title: “Move, guys .. It’s home!”. The last page also contains a quote from the queen: “You have all set an example that will inspire girls and women of today and for future generations.”
The Daily Star headline “Roarsome” hangs over an image of confetti falling on the ecstatic team, capturing what it feels like for England to end the 56-year wait for a major championship win.
The Daily Telegraph also celebrates the victory with a photo of the Lionesses hoisting the trophy. Follows below with another battle that also consumes the nation of who will triumph as England’s next leader, with headlines: “Sunak Promises 4 Percent Income Tax Cut.”
The Scottish Daily Record is bucking the trend and instead of the Lionesses is a photo of Celtic players celebrating the Scottish Premiership win against Aberdeen. The newspaper opens with a story on the cost of living crisis affecting the country, with the headline “There is nothing left to reduce”.
The Daily Express dedicates the front page to the Lionesses with the title “It’s Home”, while the title of the Independent reads “History” with a close-up photo of the team holding their first major trophy.
The front page of the Financial Times shows Kelly running onto the pitch to celebrate, calling the victory “Stuff of Dreams” in the title. It shares the front page with two main stories: “The West eases the limits of Russian oil as inflation and energy risks rise” and “Property mogul Candy sells luxury property in Surrey for a £ 125 million blockbuster. “.
Metro celebrates the victory on the front page with the title: “No more years of pain”. Above the title is a photo of the elated team with the medals around their necks and the trophy held high.