66: The World Cup in Real Time

Subtitle:
Relive the Finals as If They Were Happening Today
By:
Ian Passingham
Price:
£14.99
Publication date:
ISBN:
9781785311215
Format:
Hardback
Size:
240 x 160
Pages:
256

Description

66: The World Cup in Real Time retells the story of the iconic 1966 World Cup finals as if they were happening today. Fifty years on, live newspaper-style reports of all the matches and the off-field news brings the tournament back to life for the reader. Tales of players breaking curfews, football's first-ever drug-testing programme, the England WAGS of the day and FIFA under fire. Rewind to 1966 and relive the gripping, controversial and sometimes comical story of England's greatest triumph.

About the author

Ian Passingham is a journalist with more than 30 years' experience in local and national newspapers. Having worked as a news reporter, news editor and sports editor with Essex County Newspapers, he joined the Daily Star in 1994 as a sports sub-editor. In 2003, he moved to The Sun as assistant sports editor and has been a senior SunSport production journalist for the last 12 years.