WORLD CUP MEMORIES FROM THE 1966 TOURNAMENT AT VILLA PARK

WORLD CUP MEMORIES FROM THE 1966 GAME AT VILLA PARK BETWEEN WEST GERMANY AND ARGENTINA

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A FOOTBALL TALE FROM THE ’66 WORLD CUP – IT WOULDN’T HAPPEN TODAY

As we approach the Russia World Cup in 2018 here are my memories of attending a game involving two of the World Cup’s chief protagonists, Argentina and Germany at Villa Park in the 1966 World Cup

As an 8 year old I went with me Dad Les Bracey a Villa Fan from a long

line of Summer Lane Aston Villa fans to Villa Park for a group game in

the 1966 World Cup between West Germany and Argentina which ended in a

nil-all bore draw on a grey Birmingham Saturday afternoon.

My memories of the day were that an Argentine was sent off in a

bruising game between a tough Argentina team, later dubbed ‘animals’

by an irate Alf Ramsey after the quarter-final against England and a

muscular German side

The other memory I have is that usually…

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