How England Won The World Cup

  |  Buy to Own: 05/06/2006
Rated TBC by the BBFC


Relive the victorious moments of the 1966 World Cup when England beat West Germany 4-2 and Geoff Hurst became the first footballer ever to score a hat trick in a World Cup Final. The excitement of the match that inspired a nation, took place on 30th July 1966 and saw Captain Bobby Moore climb the steps of Wembley Stadium to collect the trophy from Her Majesty The Queen, is the stuff of legend that still resonates throught English football some 40 years on. This programme includes newly recorded interviews with the ten surviving members of the 1966 World Cup Final team - Alan Ball, Goeff Hurst, Roger Hunt, Bobby Charlton, Martin Peters, Nobby Stiles, Ray Wilson, Gordon Banks, Jack Charlton and George Cohen. Narrated by Sean Bean, the programme illustrates England's journey from the preperation and opening draw against Uruguay to the final epic battle with West Germany at Wembley.