Association Day – July 30: Celebrating the heroes of World Cup 1966

England’s World Cup win of 1966 should be remembered every year in the form of a one-day celebration of the greatest sporting achievement the country has ever seen. July 30, 1966 was the day England beat West Germany 4-2 at Wembley. The nation has never come close to ever winning another important football competition. Game […]

World Cup 2014: A year, a word – 1966-1986

The World Cup brings many memories and they are not always on the field of play. Nobby Stiles dancing, the ubiquitous “John 3:16” banners in Mexico, Gazza’s tears, England’s penalties. And on the field: Pele, Cruyff, Maradona, Moore, Eusebio, Rossi, Kempes….we’ve seen them all. Here’s a few memories from 1966 to 1986. In the second […]