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4 April 2020
From Pickles to Geoff Hurst’s hat-trick – the story of England’s World Cup win
Football came home in 1966 as Alf Ramsey’s ‘Wingless Wonders’ went on to win the World Cup for the first time.
19 February 2020
Jimmy Greaves is the best English forward ever, says Sir Geoff Hurst
Jimmy Greaves, who turns 80 on Thursday, is easily the best English forward of all time according to 1966 World Cup hat-trick hero Sir Geoff Hurst.
5 September 2019
Hurst hails Southgate for giving young England talent a chance
Sir Geoff Hurst feels England’s tremendous journey under Gareth Southgate has proved reward for the manager’s faith in young players who had “hardly kicked a ball” in the Premier League.
West Ham United
6 August 2019
Sir Geoff Hurst: "When West Ham signed Haller, I asked – 'Is he the guy from 1966?'"
The Hammers and England great is optimistic about his old club this season - if their new £45m record signing hits the ground running
1 July 2019
Hurst impressed and surprised by progress of Lionesses
Sir Geoff Hurst admits he would never have expected the next England team to reach a World Cup final to be the Lionesses.
World Cup 1966
5 June 2018
World Cup icons: Geoff Hurst takes the opportunity of a lifetime (1966)
England's enduring triumph might have been different had it not been for an untimely injury to Jimmy Greaves. Steve Morgan remembers Ramsey's immortals of '66
FIFA World Cup
4 June 2018
Ranked! The 21 most shocking World Cup moments EVER
Bites, bust-ups, horrific fouls and one stolen trophy:
counts down the most jaw-dropping events from the world's greatest football tournament
FIFA World Cup
16 May 2018
10 World Cup wildcard picks who shocked the world and shone
Most surprise picks are underused and quickly forgotten, but they can occasionally define a tournament as