Did the 1966 World Cup change England?

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Did the 1966 World Cup change England?

Post by daib0 » Sun Jul 24, 2016 10:59 pm

Did the 1966 World Cup change England?


BBC Sport

England's victory in the 1966 World Cup is now a part of the national legend - an almost mythical time when the nation's footballers could rightly claim to be the world's best. But the England of the 1960s was quite a different place from today. How did it change the country and what was it like to live through it?

http://www.bbc.com/news/uk-england-36858767

An in depth look at the 1960s from the football angle and its social influence - an excellent piece of journalism in my opinion, well worth reading it through though it is extensive ...

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Re: Did the 1966 World Cup change England?

Post by daib0 » Sat Jul 30, 2016 4:37 pm

Most fans wore a suit and tie to watch the 1966 World Cup Final.

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