Tag Archives: World Cup 1966

England Greats

England Greats: Jimmy Greaves

Modern football is all about money. Whether it’s non-league clubs unable to find £70 to replace a light fitting, Manchester City supporters taking umbrage at the cost of a ticket for their team’s visit to the Emirates, or Fernando Torres being sold for £50m, the almighty dollar is never far away.

But the truth is that football has only one currency that matters, and, as far as England Greats go, few men have mastered goals more richly than Jimmy Greaves.

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England Links

England Links: phone-hacking, Raheem Sterling’s commentary and Jack Wilshere is our saviour

That goal Emile Heskey scored this morning, that wasn’t a bicycle kick. Seriously. Anyway, here’s all of this week’s England news wrapped up into one bitter and sarcastic post.

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England Links

England Links: Polish motorways, Stevie G hotel, Phil Neville joins England and Swansea City upset

A new kit, a new manager and a new squad. All in a week’s work for the England national football team.

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Umbro

Umbro: Icons Reissued

Some rather lovely new/old England gear is on the market from Umbro, the official England kit supplier.

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England Greats

England Greats: Nobby Stiles

With this site named after him, it would be inappropriate to kick off the England Greats feature with anybody other than legendary World Cup winner Nobby Stiles. Stiles’ England career was relatively short but during his national team tenure he enjoyed amazing success with both England and Manchester United, the club he supported as a youngster and represented for the majority of his playing days.

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