Well, akshully I was in a pub in Bootham, York, when our boys beat Germany 50 years ago. And believe it or not there was a telly, very small, b & w but a telly nevertheless. A group of maybe 20 enthusiasts huddled round it and cheered for England.
Tonite, they meet again. In colour. Without Kenneth Wolstenholme (sp?). Not really a friendly. See you there.
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How often have your lot beaten Germany since?
Er, I refer you to my expert colleagues. Never? 😡
Total matches 29
Wins 12 each
Biggest win E 5 G 1 in 2001
Not being a girly ball fan (although in 1966 soccer was a proper game) I was working at my student vacation job as a salesman in the local Halfords branch. Hardly anyone came in but we did tune the car radio demonstration module into the radio commentary.
That’s a brave admission from a rugger chap! 😜
One of the darkest days for football. A goal given that didn’t cross the line then a pitch invasion before the final whistle. They should have been banned for 50 years.
You’re all waiting for a smiley thing. You’re not getting one.
We won, we won! Naehnaehnahnaehnaeh!