to celebrate England hosting the 1996 European Champions.
The mosaic depicts the crest of the England National football team.
It was Inspired by the song "Three lions on my shirt" which was
a hit during the months leading up to Euro 96, to be held in England.
artist Jeff Challenor is seen presenting the mosaic to Graham Kelly
on the steps of Lancaster Gate. The former home of English Football.
mosaic was featured on BBC 1's childrens news programme "Newsround"
in a feature on Peter Shilton. Peter Shilton was interviewed standing
alongside the mosaic, just before he played is 1000th professional
to see bigger image of mosaic insitu. A smaller mosaic was commissioned
by the Football Association. It was idea to replace the traditional
pennant, to present to the visiting team captain.
Measurements : Length = 20" Width =16". Materials used : Vitmoss
glass and recycled crockery, mahogany shield.
you can see it on display at SOCCER EX 98, (above
was held at the Stadia of France, Paris, two weeks before the FIFA
World Cup 98, which was to be held in France. SOCCER
EX. The Conference and Exhibition where Football and Business
Special Thanks to everybody connected to Soccer Ex especially Duncan
Revie for his help and support. Not forgetting Michael Newman, Henry
Richardson and Steve Jones.