1966 Fifa World Cup
1966 Fifa World Cup News
A survivor of the Munich Disaster in 1958 that killed several Manchester United players in a plane crash, Sir Bobby Charlton helped revive the team in the wake of the tragedy.
Stiles will forever be remembered for his jubilant jig at Wembley Stadium — performed while holding the World Cup in one hand and his false teeth in the other — after England beat Germany 4-2 in the 1966 final.
England fans had repeatedly witnessed their teams reach latter stages of tournaments and not cross the finishing line - most recently at the 2018 FIFA World Cup. That changed against New Zealand in the Cricket World Cup.
Gordon Banks, who played in every game of the 1966 campaign on home soil, is probably best known for a wonder save he produced to deny Brazilian great Pele in the 1970 World Cup.
Wilson won 63 caps with 1966 a memorable year for him as he won the FA Cup with Everton and the World Cup as hosts England beat West Germany.
Frank Lampard backs Video Assistant Referee but wants match official's decision to prevail in 'grey' areas
Former England midfielder Frank Lampard backed the video assistant referee (VAR) technology but wants the opinion of the match officials to prevail in ‘grey’ situations.
FIFA U-17 World Cup 2017: England's ultimate aim of team is to win senior tournament, says coach Steve Cooper
England U-17 head coach Steve Cooper said that ultimate aim of all these boys is to win the senior trophy, that has eluded them for 52 years.
FIFA World Cup 2018 qualifiers: Japan qualify for the mega event in Russia after beating Australia 2-0
Asano steered home a left-foot volley and Ideguchi sealed the victory with a stunning long-range strike as Japan became the fourth team to reach next year's finals.
England last won a major title in 1966 as a Bobby Moore-led England won the FIFA World Cup at home.