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Italy won the 1987 American Football European Championship defeating West Germany 24-22 in the Final in the Olympic Stadium, Helsinki, Finland. Finland took the Bronze Medal, winning 38-22 against Great Britain in the 3rd Place Playoff.
The Tournament was organised by the European Football League and played as a four-team elimination tournament in Helsinki, Finland from the 20th to 23rd of August.
 Rowe, Peter (1987) “Mamma Mia! Germans Fall to Roman Empire” First Down. August 29, 1987. pg. 20
 Rowe, Peter (1987) “Faller at the first” First Down. August 29, 1987. pg. 19
 Anon (1987) “St. Louis scores 3 but Finns take the bronze” First Down. August 29, 1987. pg. 20
 Anon. (1987) “On your Markus Becker KO’s the Finns” First Down. August 29, 1987. pg. 20
Thanks to Kevin Smyth, Ian Collins, Ian Clarke, Tony Meenaghan, John Malone, Robert Gorby, Frank Winters, Fergus C. Ryan, Declan Mulvey, Gareth Quigley and John O’Reilly.
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