1966 World Cup

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Liverpool Echo
Everton: Oumar Niasse joins mixed bag of African footballers to play for BluesOumar Niasse was all smiles this week when introduced to the Everton crowd and
Everton: Oumar Niasse joins mixed bag of African footballers to play for Blues
Liverpool Echo / Posted yesterday
Oumar Niasse was all smiles this week when introduced to the Everton crowd and Blues fans will be expecting big things from the Senegalese international who becomes the latest African footballer to follow a rich thread who have graced Goodison... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Memory Lane Will Not Change the Fact That Bafana Bafana Are TerribleWednesday marked the 20th anniversary of Bafana Bafana's African Cup of Nations
Memory Lane Will Not Change the Fact That Bafana Bafana Are Terrible
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
Wednesday marked the 20th anniversary of Bafana Bafana's African Cup of Nations (Afcon) victory in 1996 but MICHAELSON GUMEDE is frustrated by the nostalgia when the reality is so bleak. Exactly 20 years on, here are the goals that made... Read more
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chroniclelive
Durham County FA News: The search is on for North East grassroots heroesThe search for Durham County grassroots heroes has begun as The FA and McDonald
Durham County FA News: The search is on for North East grassroots heroes
chroniclelive / Posted 3 days ago
The search for Durham County grassroots heroes has begun as The FA and McDonald’s have today announced that nominations for the annual FA Community Awards are now open. The Awards aim to recognise and reward grassroots clubs, coaches and volunteers... Read more
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Gazette News
Journalist relives the glory days of '66 - in real timeIT was like when planets align - that moment in time when the elements come tog
Journalist relives the glory days of '66 - in real time
Gazette News / Posted 4 days ago
IT was like when planets align - that moment in time when the elements come together in perfect synergy. In Ian Passingham's case, it was the trinity of his skills as a journalist, his knowledge of football and the 50th anniversary of England's... Read more
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Stoke City FC
Man Utd Travel PackManchester United Sir Matt Busby Way OLD TRAFFORD is the second largest footb
Man Utd Travel Pack
Stoke City FC / Posted 6 days ago
Manchester United Sir Matt Busby Way OLD TRAFFORD is the second largest football arena in England, behind Wembley Stadium, boasting a capacity of 75,811 seats. In the first decade of the 20th century, Manchester United played its matches at a... Read more
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HITC Sport
Photo: World Cup winner and Leeds icon watches Under-21s at Thorp ArchNorman Hunter was at Thorp Arch to watch Leeds United's Under-21s in action on
Photo: World Cup winner and Leeds icon watches Under-21s at Thorp Arch
HITC Sport / Posted 7 days ago
Norman Hunter was at Thorp Arch to watch Leeds United's Under-21s in action on Monday afternoon. Indeed, all remains quiet on the transfer front at Leeds in terms of Deadline Day but their youngsters were heavily involved in footballing... Read more
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thedaisycutter
Mourinho For England? The Media Are In Cloud Cuckoo Land A recent spate of ‘Mourinho for England’ pieces only goes to prove that the m
Mourinho For England? The Media Are In Cloud Cuckoo Land
thedaisycutter / Posted 9 days ago
A recent spate of ‘Mourinho for England’ pieces only goes to prove that the media have their head in the clouds. Paul Cantwell debunks a managerial link that sullies us all. ‘Gardening leave’... Read more
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UEFA News
UEFA EURO 2016Qualified as: Group B runners-up Top scorer: Gareth Bale (7 goals) Qualifying
UEFA EURO 2016
UEFA News / Posted 9 days ago
Qualified as: Group B runners-up Top scorer: Gareth Bale (7 goals) Qualifying record: P10 W6 D3 L1 F11 A4 Pts21 Wales v Slovakia (18.00CET, 11 June, Bordeaux) World Cup P8 W3 D2 L3 F8 A8 Friendlies P0 W0 D0 L0 F0 A0 The only fixtures played... Read more
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express
MK Dons defender Matthew Upson heaps praise on John Terry ahead of Chelsea tieExclusive: IT WAS more than five years ago that Matthew Upson lined up alongs
MK Dons defender Matthew Upson heaps praise on John Terry ahead of Chelsea tie
express / Posted 9 days ago
Exclusive: IT WAS more than five years ago that Matthew Upson lined up alongside John Terry at the heart of the England defence that chilly afternoon in Bloemfontein in... Read more
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chroniclelive
Subbuteo create tribute to Walker boy who asked for a World Cup set in final letter to SantaPaul Trench carefully penned the list on a page of his exercise book when he wa
Subbuteo create tribute to Walker boy who asked for a World Cup set in final letter to Santa
chroniclelive / Posted 10 days ago
Paul Trench carefully penned the list on a page of his exercise book when he was just nine-years-old. He asked for some toy cars, a “toch” (torch) and a Subbuteo set — “England vs Argentina only”. But weeks later he had died as the result of a rare... Read more
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Daily Mail
FA chairman Greg Dyke to leave his post in the summerFA chairman Greg Dyke will leave his post in the summer after deciding not to s
FA chairman Greg Dyke to leave his post in the summer
Daily Mail / Posted 11 days ago
FA chairman Greg Dyke will leave his post in the summer after deciding not to seek re-election for another term Greg Dyke had initially said he would stand for a further year in office Opposition to proposed reforms has made Dyke change his... Read more
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Squawka
8 High-Profile Managers Who Used To Be PE TeachersRemember PE lessons? The combined stench of sweat and Lynx Africa lingering in
8 High-Profile Managers Who Used To Be PE Teachers
Squawka / Posted 11 days ago
Remember PE lessons? The combined stench of sweat and Lynx Africa lingering in the changing room whilst memories of those ice cold showers are enough to give you nightmares for the rest of your life. It’s enough to make anyone wish to never visit... Read more
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Kingston Guardian
Surbiton's 'scooter gran' given honorary doctorate by Kingston UniversitySurbiton's famous “scooter gran” has received an honorary doctorate from Kingst
Surbiton's 'scooter gran' given honorary doctorate by Kingston University
Kingston Guardian / Posted 12 days ago
Surbiton's famous “scooter gran” has received an honorary doctorate from Kingston University. Sandra Coombs, who is in her 70s, has inspired comments on her youthful spirit as she makes her way around the borough on a foot-powered scooter. Ms... Read more
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Kingston Guardian
Surbiton's 'scooter gran' get honorary degree from Kingston UniversitySurbiton's famous “scooter gran” has received an honorary doctorate from Kingst
Surbiton's 'scooter gran' get honorary degree from Kingston University
Kingston Guardian / Posted 12 days ago
Surbiton's famous “scooter gran” has received an honorary doctorate from Kingston University. Sandra Coombs, who is in her 70s, has inspired comments on her youthful spirit as she makes her way around the borough on a foot-powered scooter. Ms... Read more
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Sunderland FC
The Chairmen Sydney Stirling Collinssafc.com take a look at the tenure of Sydney Stirling Collings. Sydney Stirlin
The Chairmen Sydney Stirling Collins
Sunderland FC / Posted 13 days ago
safc.com take a look at the tenure of Sydney Stirling Collings. Sydney Stirling Collings succeeded Stanley Ritson in 1960 to become the next chairman on Sunderland’s all-time list. Under Collings’ reign as chairman the Lads won two FA Youth Cups as... Read more
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Sunderland FC
The Chairmen Sydney Stirling Collinssafc.com take a look at the tenure of Sydney Stirling Collings. Sydney Stirlin
The Chairmen Sydney Stirling Collins
Sunderland FC / Posted 13 days ago
safc.com take a look at the tenure of Sydney Stirling Collings. Sydney Stirling Collings succeeded Stanley Ritson in 1960 to become the next chairman on Sunderland’s all-time list. Under Collings’ reign as chairman the Lads won two FA Youth Cups as... Read more
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The Comet
Sir Geoff Hurst, ‘Chopper’ Harris and Spurs legends including Ossie Ardiles coming to Stevenage for Jimmy Greaves benefit show Jimmy Greaves, in whose aid a benefit show will be held in Stevenage on Febru
Sir Geoff Hurst, ‘Chopper’ Harris and Spurs legends including Ossie Ardiles coming to Stevenage for Jimmy Greaves benefit show
The Comet / Posted 14 days ago
Jimmy Greaves, in whose aid a benefit show will be held in Stevenage on February 26. Famous football names including Sir... Read more
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Daily Mail
Gordon Banks: THAT Pele save was good, but I made a better oneGordon Banks: England were as good as Brazil in 1970 but how come I was the onl
Gordon Banks: THAT Pele save was good, but I made a better one
Daily Mail / Posted 16 days ago
Gordon Banks: England were as good as Brazil in 1970 but how come I was the only one who got poisoned? And THAT Pele save was good, but I made a better one... In July it will be the 50th anniversary of England's World Cup win Backs believes England... Read more
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Leeds United Football Club
Leeds United are delighted to be hosting an exclusive 50th anniversary dinner with m
Leeds
Leeds United Football Club / Posted 17 days ago
United are delighted to be hosting an exclusive 50th anniversary dinner with members of England’s legendary 1966 World Cup-winning side at Elland Road. This unmissable black tie event, the only of its kind to be held in Yorkshire in 2016, will... Read more
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UEFA News
UEFA EURO 2016Qualifying: Group G runners-up Top scorer: Artem Dzyuba (8 goals) Qualifying
UEFA EURO 2016
UEFA News / Posted 18 days ago
Qualifying: Group G runners-up Top scorer: Artem Dzyuba (8 goals) Qualifying record: P10 W6 D2 L2 F21 A5 Pts20 EURO best: winners 1960 (as Soviet Union) Last EURO: 2012 (group stage) EURO appearances: 10 (1960, 1964, 1968, 1972, 1988 (as Soviet... Read more
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chad
A Chelsea star, five-time Scottish League winner, Football League record holder, Spireites legend, Arsenal keepers and a World Cup winner – nine famous Derbyshire footballersDerbyshire has produced its fair share of footballing talent throughout the yea
A Chelsea star, five-time Scottish League winner, Football League record holder, Spireites legend, Arsenal keepers and a World Cup winner – nine famous Derbyshire footballers
chad / Posted 19 days ago
Derbyshire has produced its fair share of footballing talent throughout the years. In fact it would be an exhaustive task to produce a comprehensive list of all the Derbyshire players to have made it to the Football League. Sheffield Wednesday v... Read more
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Derbyshire Times
A Chelsea star, five-time Scottish League winner, Football League record holder, Spireites legend, Arsenal keepers and a World Cup winner – nine famous Derbyshire footballersDerbyshire has produced its fair share of footballing talent throughout the yea
A Chelsea star, five-time Scottish League winner, Football League record holder, Spireites legend, Arsenal keepers and a World Cup winner – nine famous Derbyshire footballers
Derbyshire Times / Posted 19 days ago
Derbyshire has produced its fair share of footballing talent throughout the years. In fact it would be an exhaustive task to produce a comprehensive list of all the Derbyshire players to have made it to the Football League. Sheffield Wednesday v... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Britain's Got Talent judges back campaign to knight England's 1966 LionsSimon Cowell, Alesha Dixon, Amanda Holden and David Walliams joined calls for r
Britain's Got Talent judges back campaign to knight England's 1966 Lions
Daily Mirror / Posted 22 days ago
Simon Cowell, Alesha Dixon, Amanda Holden and David Walliams joined calls for recognition to finally be given to all 11 legendary players in Sir Alf Ramsey’s team that beat Germany at Wembley. This year marks the 50th anniversary of England’s famous... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Which three Premier League stars are Real Madrid eyeing?Sheffield United have extended the loan of Dean Hammond from Leicester until th
Which three Premier League stars are Real Madrid eyeing?
Daily Mirror / Posted 23 days ago
Sheffield United have extended the loan of Dean Hammond from Leicester until the end of the season. Blades boss Nigel Adkins said: “I have said it many times, Dean is an honest, hard-working professional of the highest level and he is a big part of... Read more
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chad
15 more famous people from around Mansfield - Part 2From world-renowned sports people to award-winning actors and musicians, who wo
15 more famous people from around Mansfield - Part 2
chad / Posted 24 days ago
From world-renowned sports people to award-winning actors and musicians, who would have guessed our town would be so full of them? Ric Lee. This music producer and drummer played in blues rock band Ten Years After, who played at Woodstock festival... Read more
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chad
13 more famous people from around Mansfield - Part 2From world-renowned sports people to award-winning actors and musicians, who wo
13 more famous people from around Mansfield - Part 2
chad / Posted 24 days ago
From world-renowned sports people to award-winning actors and musicians, who would have guessed our town would be so full of them? Ric Lee. This music producer and drummer played in blues rock band Ten Years After, who played at Woodstock festival... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Arsenal, Liverpool and Man United January window updatesThe Croatian expects to begin training again this week after he was forced off
Arsenal, Liverpool and Man United January window updates
Daily Mirror / Posted 24 days ago
The Croatian expects to begin training again this week after he was forced off with a hamstring problem in the 1-0 Capital One Cup semi-final first leg win over Stoke. “I cannot say exactly but I’ll be back soon, hopefully this week. We will not... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Parks are getting millions of pounds of lottery funding - is yours on the list?Hirst Park in Ashington, Northumberland will see its pitches restored. Jack, wh
Parks are getting millions of pounds of lottery funding - is yours on the list?
Daily Mirror / Posted 25 days ago
Hirst Park in Ashington, Northumberland will see its pitches restored. Jack, who played alongside his brother in the 1966 World Cup winning team, called it “our very own Wembley”. A total of £32m from the Heritage Lottery and Big Lottery funds is... Read more
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Manchester Evening News
Van Gaal has finally got the best out of Rooney - now surely he'll earn the title of Old Trafford's greatest goal scorerWayne Rooney is back to something like his best - and whether it is because of
Van Gaal has finally got the best out of Rooney - now surely he'll earn the title of Old Trafford's greatest goal scorer
Manchester Evening News / Posted 25 days ago
Wayne Rooney is back to something like his best - and whether it is because of or in spite of Louis van Gaal, the Manchester United striker now looks capable of breaking Sir Bobby Charlton’s scoring record for the second time in one season. Rooney... Read more
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chroniclelive
Sunderland venture uses football to tackle social isolation and lonelinessFootball - as any Newcastle or Sunderland fan will tell you - is a game of ups
Sunderland venture uses football to tackle social isolation and loneliness
chroniclelive / Posted 25 days ago
Football - as any Newcastle or Sunderland fan will tell you - is a game of ups and downs. But as TONY HENDERSON reports, today is most definitely an up. Football divides the Tyne and the Wear - but it also has the power to bring people... Read more
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The World Game
Messi writes final chapter in Ronaldo rivalryWhen Kaka scooped the 2007 Ballon d'Or amid his career zenith at AC Milan, the
Messi writes final chapter in Ronaldo rivalry
The World Game / Posted 27 days ago
When Kaka scooped the 2007 Ballon d'Or amid his career zenith at AC Milan, the Brazil midfielder was the seventh different winner of football's most prestigious individual prize in 10 years. For a decade, the contest was wide open as modern greats... Read more
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soccernews
Ballon d´Or: Messi writes final chapter in Ronaldo rivalryWhen Kaka scooped the 2007 Ballon d’Or amid his career zenith at AC Milan, the
Ballon d´Or: Messi writes final chapter in Ronaldo rivalry
soccernews / Posted 27 days ago
When Kaka scooped the 2007 Ballon d’Or amid his career zenith at AC Milan, the Brazil midfielder was the 10th winner of football’s most prestigious individual prize in as many years. For a decade, the contest was wide open as modern greats such as... Read more
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Soccer Way
Ballon d´Or: Messi writes final chapter in Ronaldo rivalry Ballon d´Or: Messi writes final chapter in Ronaldo rivalry When Kaka scooped t
Ballon d´Or: Messi writes final chapter in Ronaldo rivalry
Soccer Way / Posted 27 days ago
Ballon d´Or: Messi writes final chapter in Ronaldo rivalry When Kaka scooped the 2007 Ballon d'Or amid his career zenith at AC Milan, the Brazil midfielder was the 10th winner of football's most prestigious individual prize in as many years. For a... Read more
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Evening Standard
Lionel Messi wins fifth Ballon d'Orhas won the Fifa Ballon d’Or, a record fifth occasion he has won the crown for
Lionel Messi wins fifth Ballon d'Or
Evening Standard / Posted 27 days ago
has won the Fifa Ballon d’Or, a record fifth occasion he has won the crown for the world’s best player. The 28-year-old has not finished outside the top two for the award since 2008 and ends Cristiano Ronaldo’s two year reign as the best player on... Read more
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Daily Mirror
The 1966 World Cup winners were all heroes and now we demand they be knightedToday we launch a campaign we hope will get the nation roaring approval like a
The 1966 World Cup winners were all heroes and now we demand they be knighted
Daily Mirror / Posted 29 days ago
Today we launch a campaign we hope will get the nation roaring approval like a jubilant Wembley crowd from long, long ago. Like us, they believe that ALL of Sir Alf Ramsey’s legendary team should receive official recognition for their success – and... Read more
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The News & Observer
Spoleto: At 40, historic and hip | News & Observer January 8, 2016 5:07 PM Tickets go on sale this week for
Spoleto: At 40, historic and hip
The News & Observer / Posted 30 days ago
| News & Observer January 8, 2016 5:07 PM Tickets go on sale this week for performances coming in May N.C. choir has role in centerpiece: America’s best-loved opera, ‘Porgy and... Read more
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The Irish Times
Quiz: How Irish are you?With Syrian refugees now arriving in the Republic – six families were housed in
Quiz: How Irish are you?
The Irish Times / Posted a month ago
With Syrian refugees now arriving in the Republic – six families were housed in Co Kerry last month – they’re in for a jarring awakening. As natives know, there’s a gulf between the official version of Ireland and the real one. Our new arrivals can... Read more
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Al-Ahram Weekly
Ronaldo’s record and more FIFA numbers16 UEFA Champions League goals plundered by Cristiano Ronaldo in 2015 is a reco
Ronaldo’s record and more FIFA numbers
Al-Ahram Weekly / Posted a month ago
16 UEFA Champions League goals plundered by Cristiano Ronaldo in 2015 is a record for a calendar year. The Real Madrid man achieved this feat in part due to a stunning start to the 2015/16 campaign, grabbing 11 goals in six group matches, itself a... Read more
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Herald.ie
John Giles: Premier league did not invent footballPackaging of the modern game shows casual disrespect for greats of the past Fo
John Giles: Premier league did not invent football
Herald.ie / Posted a month ago
Packaging of the modern game shows casual disrespect for greats of the past Font Size As an old pro with a long memory, I'm never less than depressed by the aggressive drive to wipe the history of... Read more
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Liverpool Echo
#TBT: 50 years since 1966 World Cup fever hit MerseysideThe golden anniversary of English football's greatest achievement may be six mo
#TBT: 50 years since 1966 World Cup fever hit Merseyside
Liverpool Echo / Posted 1 months ago
The golden anniversary of English football's greatest achievement may be six months away but this week marks 50 years since the first wave of World Cup '66 fever hit Merseyside. England's hosting of the tournament had a notable first in that it was... Read more
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The New Statesman
Blair, Barnes and big reads: the books to look out for in 2016The publishing year begins with fond goodbyes to two writers known for their hu
Blair, Barnes and big reads: the books to look out for in 2016
The New Statesman / Posted 1 months ago
The publishing year begins with fond goodbyes to two writers known for their humanity and, in different ways, their gifts for storytelling. Henning Mankell, the creator of Inspector Wallander, and David Cesarani, an authority on modern Jewish... Read more
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Daily Record
Banned List: Other people Scots might like to see refused entryWhich got us thinking - who else might Scots like to see given the 'your name's
Banned List: Other people Scots might like to see refused entry
Daily Record / Posted 1 months ago
Which got us thinking - who else might Scots like to see given the 'your name's not down, you're not coming in' treatment and be banned from entering the country. Here are our top 10 candidates: 10. Geoff Hurst While it might seem harsh to give a... Read more

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