How non-league welcomed the heroes of ‘66

BY the time you read this, England would have won the 1966 World Cup all over again and football fans will be convincing themselves that lifting the Jules Rimet Trophy is merely the start of a golden era of English superiority. Of course, we all know different. I remember, as a young lad, going to Wembley in 1968 and 1969 to see “Sir Alf Ramsey’s World Champions” as they were called. I saw some lack-lustre displays by England against Romania and Bulgaria, but looking back, I can say I saw the bulk of 1966’s heroes perform. And yesterday, I saw … Continue reading How non-league welcomed the heroes of ‘66