I was 12 years old when England won the World Cup on home soil in 1966. Four years later, defending the trophy in Mexico, they made it through the group stages without difficulty and in the quarter final match led West Germany 2-0 with 20 minutes to go. 1,044 more words
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Euro 2016 has just reached the quarter-final stage and every time there is a major football tournament, there is a surge in the issue of stamps featuring footballers – mostly by countries with little of no presence in major competition finals. 269 more words
The last time I was present at a Manchester United versus Leicester City game at Old Trafford was on March 18th, 1967. I have been to Old Trafford many, many times before and since but only ever once when they played Leicester. 686 more words
Stoke City vs. Chelsea : 27 October 2015.
After Saturday’s narrow loss to West Ham United, here was a chance for immediate redemption. A trip to the Britannia Stadium for a Capital One cup tie against Stoke City offered the chance for a little respite from the travails of our surprising implosion in the league. 2,577 more words