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Gordon Banks' England International Football Cap 1966 World Cup

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Gordon Banks' England International Football Cap 1966 World Cup
Gordon Banks' blue World Cup 1966 International cap, representing the matches against Uruguay, Mexico, France, Argentina, Portugal and West Germany. The above International cap was awarded to Banks and commemorates all six of his appearances for England during the World Cup Tournament, 1966. On their way to this historic World Cup win, England played a total of six matches during the tournament. In the first match against Uruguay, played on 11th July before 87,148 spectators, England and Uruguay drew 0-0. In the second match against Mexico, played on 16th July before 92,570 spectators, England defeated Mexico 2-0. In the last Group 1 match against France, played on 20th July before 98,270 spectators, England defeated France 2-0. In the Quarter-final match against Argentina, played on 23rd July before 90,584 spectators, England defeated Argentina 1-0. In the Semi-final against Portugal, played on 26th July before 94,493 spectators, England defeated Portugal 2-1. This was the first goal that Banks had conceded in the tournament. In the final against West Germany, played on 30th July 1966 before 96,624 spectators, England defeated West Germany 4-2. Sold at auction for £27,025. Copyright
Posted on July 20, 2008

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