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Football » Football Books » Tournament Football Books » ENGLAND'S WORLD CUP TRIUMPH



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Football book. A record of the 1966 World Cup finals, with full reports of all England's games and summaries of the other matches, building up to the host country's victory against West Germany. The last chapter, 'The Past and the Future', reflects on the tournament and the lessons that should be learnt.

 8vo. 111pp. 23 b/w photographs. Dust-wrapper, lightly rubbed with small area of surface loss to front. A very good copy.


Davies Books

£12.00 (Code: 62035)

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