Memories of England’s 1966 World Cup Win

My first football kick in the guts

Joseph Yossarian

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Close up of the union flag of the UK
Come on . . . er, England (Photo by James Giddins on Unsplash)

As I type, I am one of a dwindling number of Englishmen who saw his country win the World Cup, live on television. Of course, that stock may be greatly replenished in the coming days, if England win the tournament.

I was a small boy on the day of the big game, which I viewed on our Sobell black and white…

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Joseph Yossarian

Freelance writer and blogger from the north-east coast of England, specialising in true crime, childhood memories and whatever takes my fancy.