World Cup Winners 1966 - England Team With World Cup
The England football team before their international match against Czechoslovakia at Wembley. *Back row (l-r): Harold Shepherdson, Nobby Stiles, Roger Hunt, Gordon Banks, Jack Charlton, George Cohen, Ray Wilson and Alf Ramsay (manager). Front row (l-r): Martin Peters, Geoff Hurst, Bobby Moore, Alan Ball and Bobby Charlton. *07/03/2000: The Queen was today (7th March 2000) honouring the five forgotten heroes of the 1966 World Cup-winning team. More than 30 years after helping England beat West Germany in the final at Wembley, Alan Ball, George Cohen, Roger Hunt, Nobby Stiles and Ray Wilson will be receiving MBEs at an investiture at Buckingham Palace, central London.
Soccer - Northern Football Managers Discuss England National Team - Manchester
England team manager Alf Ramsey at a Manchester Hotel while holding a meeting with Northern Soccer managers to talk over - it is widely believed - the subject of the England team and the forthcoming 1966 World Cup. The managers are (back row, l-r) Trevor Porteous, player-manager of Stockport, Les McDowall (Oldham), Ron Suart (Blackpool), Harry Potts (Burnley), Jimmy Milne (Preston), Matt Busby (Manchester United), Harry Catterick (Everton), Don Revie (Leeds United) and George Poyser (Manchester City). On the front row with Alf Ramsey are (l-r) Alan Brown (Sheffield Wednesday), Jack Marshall (Blackburn Rovers), John Carey (Nottingham Forest) and Dave Russell (Tranmere Rovers).
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Died on this day - KING GEORGE VI (1895-1952)
06/02/1952: Died on this day, King George VI KING GEORGE VI: A portrait of King George VI in RAF uniform. King of Great Britain and Northern Ireland (1936-1952) and the last Emperor of India (1936-1947), he succeeded to the throne after the abdication of his elder brother, King Edward VIII. He died from lung cancer. Picture shows George VI inspecting RAF personnel involved in the Berlin Airlift in the quadrangle of Buckingham Palace, London.
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