This is the story of the World Cup football final between England and West Germany in 1966, written to celebrate the 30th anniversary of the event. The events recorded in the book span 120 minutes, and it comprises a full narrative of the match. But the chronology allows for diversions: flashback, reverie, autobiography, history, jokes, anecdotes and legends. The book explores, among other themes: the nature and appeal of a team; the mood of 1966; the English tradition of being good losers; the bond between kids and fans, ...

4-2 1997, Bloomsbury Publishing PLC, London

ISBN-13: 9780747530916

New edition

Mass-market paperback

4-2 1996, Bloomsbury Publishing PLC, London

ISBN-13: 9780747526308