Geoff Hurst

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 Tottenham Hotspur’s Jimmy Greaves has a shot blocked by a Burnley defender at White Hart Lane in 1963. Photograph: Roger Jackson/Central Press/Getty Images

Harry Gregg, for a couple of seconds, was back in goal. He was sitting on his settee miming a goalkeeper’s preparation as a striker readies to shoot. (...)

Martin Peters: technique and opportunism were supreme assets that took him to the World Cup finals. Photograph: Central Press/Hulton Archive/Getty

Martin Peters Born: November 8th, 1943 Died: December 21st, 2019 Martin Peters, who has died aged 76, was a key figure in England’s 1966 World Cu(...)

Martin Peters celebrates after scoring   England’s  second goal during the 1966 World Cup final against West Germany at Wembley. Photograph: PA Wire

Former West Ham and Tottenham midfielder Martin Peters, who scored England’s second goal in the 1966 final against West Germany, has died aged 76 foll(...)

Gordon Banks  makes a save in a match against  Hungary at Wembley in 1965. Photograph: PA/PA Wire.

Gordon Banks, a World Cup winner with England in 1966 whose diving, twisting save to thwart Pelé in 1970 is lauded as one of the greatest feats of goa(...)

 England’s  Fabian Delph controls the ball during the  World Cup Group G  match against  Panama at the Nizhny Novgorod Stadium. Photograph:  Johannes Eisele/AFP/Getty Images

Harry Kane praised his team-mates for the professional manner in which they dealt with Panama as they cruised to a 6-1 victory to qualify for the last(...)

 Robbie Williams performs during the opening ceremony of the World Cup ahead of the  Group A match between Russia and Saudi Arabia at the Luzhniki Stadium  in Moscow, Russia. Photograph: Matthias Hangst/Getty Images

Aaaaaaand: We’re off. We have ourselves a month of pure footballing bliss ahead of us, although it may take that long to come to terms with ITV’s Worl(...)

Sir Geoff Hurst: Seville-based solicitor Fernando Salmerón is taking a case to recover funds invested in a failed Royal Marbella development by the former England footballer, one of the company’s clients

Irish investors in Spanish property who took out a Spanish mortgage and were charged fees while doing so may be due a refund. In its latest purge o(...)

England captain Wayne Rooney walks on the pitch on the eve of the World Cup 2018 football qualification match in Ljubljana. Photograph: Getty Images

England interim manager Gareth Southgate has taken the bold decision to drop captain and record goalscorer Wayne Rooney from the team to face Slovenia(...)

Republic of Ireland manager Martin O’Neill (right) and assistant Roy Keane celebrate qualifying for the round of 16 after the Euro 2016 Group E match at the Stade Pierre Mauroy, Lille. Photograph: John Walton/PA

Would you pay good money to see two grown men kissing? A lot of us would. There was no need to pay last night as Robbie Brady headed home a winner f(...)

Diafra Sakho scored West Ham’s third goal in their 3-0 win over Liverpool at Anfield. Photograph: Getty

Liverpool 0 West Ham United 3 West Ham ended one of the longest winless runs in top-flight history with their first victory at Anfield in almost 52 ye(...)

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