Geoff Hurst Archives ⋆ An Old International

Scoring in a Final

Scoring a decisive goal in a final of any tournament is an achievement that goes beyond the sporting sphere. The most recent example is Arjen Robben’s late winner against Borussia Dortmund in the Champions League final at Wembley. Not just did it win Bayern the game but also removed the loser tag, attached to the…

Again and again…Football Groundhogday Moments

England’s Under-17 national team lost to Germany 3-2 in the quarterfinal of the World Cup currently held in Mexico, forty-one years after the senior squad lost to Germany on the same score, although in 1970 it was after extra time and England squandered a 2-0 lead. The score in the junior’s game was close as…