JOIN the Daily Echo as it takes a trip down memory lane with the help of pictures from July 1990.

With the end of the cricket season in sight, various teams were shot in the area. These included Romsey, Mountbatten School and Hampshire Schools.

While the events in these pictures were taking place locally, this is what was happening nationally:

July 4

England's hopes of triumph in the World Cup were quashed by a penalty shootout defeat in the semi-final against West Germany after a 1-1 draw in Turin.

July 16

Nigel Mansell announced his plans to retire from Grand Prix races at the end of the 1990 season.

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Graham Taylor, the manager of Aston Villa FC, was appointed as the new England manager.

July 17

German food superstore chain Aldi opened its first British store in Birmingham and planned to open 200 stores across the country by 1993.

July 30

British MP and unionist Ian Gow was killed by an IRA car bomb. The assassination took place after Gow assured the IRA that the British government would never surrender to them.

July 31

The England cricket team defeated India in a high-scoring Lord's test match totalling 1,603 runs.