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England captain Bobby Moore on shoulders of teammates holding aloft the Jules Rimet trophy in 1966
A look at the England team that won the 1966 World Cup
A look back at Alf Ramsey's team from 1966
Jul 7, 22:58
Sir Geoff Hurst scores England's fourth goal in the 1966 World Cup final
A closer look at five memorable meetings between England and Germany
England host Germany at Wembley in the last 16 of Euro 2020 on Tuesday.
Jun 28, 10:16
England striker Michael Owen celebrates after scoring against Germany on September 1, 2001
A look at some of the standout meetings between England and Germany
There have been some classic encounters between the teams.
Jun 24, 14:38
England's Bukayo Saka celebrates scoring against Austria on June 2, 2021
England Euro 2020 preview - prediction, fixtures, squad, star player
Ahead of this summer's Euros, Sports Mole previews England's chances as they bid to lift the trophy for the first time.
Jun 10, 10:00
Sir Geoff Hurst at the Surrey FA & McDonald's Community Football Day on August 3, 2015
Sir Geoff Hurst "completely understands" reluctance over dementia studies
Five of Sir Geoff Hurst's England teammates from 1966 have been affected by dementia.
Mar 16, 15:18
Sir Geoff Hurst at the Surrey FA & McDonald's Community Football Day on August 3, 2015
Sir Geoff Hurst urges over-70s to get coronavirus vaccine
More than 13 million people have received their first dose of a coronavirus vaccination across the United Kingdom.
Feb 12, 22:42
Sir Geoff Hurst at the Surrey FA & McDonald's Community Football Day on August 3, 2015
Sir Geoff Hurst admits dementia fears following teammate cases
World Cup winners Ray Wilson, Martin Peters, Jack Charlton and Nobby Stiles have died with the neurological disease.
Dec 1, 13:31
England World Cup winner Nobby Stiles pictured in 2008
Nobby Stiles's son: 'Former players are struggling and need help'
Former Manchester United and England midfielder Nobby Stiles died aged 78 last month.
Nov 18, 17:25
Sir Geoff Hurst scores England's fourth goal in the 1966 World Cup final
Sir Geoff Hurst supports ban on children heading footballs
The 1966 World Cup-winner said he hopes to donate his brain to dementia research after his death.
Nov 18, 08:20
England captain Bobby Moore on shoulders of teammates holding aloft the Jules Rimet trophy in 1966
West Ham granted permission to erect Moore, Hurst, Peters statue
The England trio helped the Hammers win the 1965 European Cup Winners' Cup.
Nov 13, 12:19
England captain Bobby Moore on shoulders of teammates holding aloft the Jules Rimet trophy in 1966
A look back at the careers of England's 1966 World Cup luminaries
Nobby Stiles has died at the age of 78.
Oct 30, 17:07
England captain Bobby Moore on shoulders of teammates holding aloft the Jules Rimet trophy in 1966
West Ham reveal plans for statue of Geoff Hurst, Bobby Moore and Martin Peters
It will be unveiled as part of the club's 125th anniversary celebrations.
Jun 30, 12:54
Frank Lampard scores a goal that wasn't given in 2010
On This Day: Frank Lampard's 'goal' that changed everything
Uruguayan referee Jorge Larrionda failed to spot that the ball was well over the line when England trailed Germany 2-1 on June 27, 2010.
Jun 27, 06:01
Aston Villa goalkeeper Orland Nyland catches the ball over the line against Sheffield United on June 17, 2020
Sheffield United join list of football's famous ghost goals
Villa keeper Orjan Nyland looked to have carried the ball over the line from a free-kick.
Jun 17, 20:00
England captain Bobby Moore on shoulders of teammates holding aloft the Jules Rimet trophy in 1966
1966 World Cup final: Who were England's World Cup-winning XI?
Ahead of the 1966 World Cup final being replayed in full, Sports Mole looks at who featured for England on their greatest ever day.
Jun 7, 10:18
England captain Bobby Moore on shoulders of teammates holding aloft the Jules Rimet trophy in 1966
1966 World Cup final: Who took part? What was the score? Where was it held?
Sports Mole answers the key questions surrounding the 1966 World Cup final ahead of it being replayed in support of the National Emergencies Trust Coronavirus Appeal.
Jun 7, 09:00
England captain Bobby Moore on shoulders of teammates holding aloft the Jules Rimet trophy in 1966
1966 World Cup final: The story of the game as England beat West Germany
Ahead of a re-run of the entire 1966 World Cup final, Sports Mole looks back at the story of the match which gave England their greatest ever sporting moment.
Jun 7, 08:30
General view of Lincoln City's Sincil Bank from 2017
Coronavirus roundup: All the latest news from the world of sport on June 3
Sports Mole rounds up the latest coronavirus news from across the world of sport.
Jun 3, 23:39
England captain Bobby Moore on shoulders of teammates holding aloft the Jules Rimet trophy in 1966
England's 1966 World Cup triumph to be replayed in full
Channel 4 will replay the full 1966 World Cup final on Sunday at 1.30pm in support of National Emergencies Trust Coronavirus Appeal.
Jun 3, 11:02
Luis Garcia scores for Liverpool against Chelsea in the 2005 Champions League semi-final
Football's most famous 'ghost goals' on 15th anniversary of Luis Garcia's
From Sir Geoff Hurst to Pedro Mendes, there have been plenty of controversial decisions when it comes to the ball crossing the line.
May 3, 08:47
England captain Bobby Moore on shoulders of teammates holding aloft the Jules Rimet trophy in 1966
Can you name every player in England's 1966 World Cup squad?
On a day which would have been Bobby Moore's 79th birthday, Sports Mole challenges you to name every player in England's 1966 World Cup squad.
Apr 12, 12:00
England captain Bobby Moore on shoulders of teammates holding aloft the Jules Rimet trophy in 1966
A look back on England's iconic 1966 World Cup win
In 1966, Bobby Moore lifted the Jules Rimet Trophy on home soil.
Apr 4, 12:12
Jimmy Greaves pictured in May 2013
Sir Geoff Hurst: 'Jimmy Greaves is the best English forward ever'
Jimmy Greaves scored 366 top-flight goals during an incredible playing career.
Feb 19, 13:26
Martin Peters pictured in 1966
Obituary: Martin Peters, the World Cup hero who was 10 years ahead of his time
The former West Ham and Tottenham midfielder scored England's second goal in the 1966 final against West Germany.
Dec 21, 17:40
England's Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain celebrates on November 14, 2019
Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain expecting "special" Euro 2020 tournament
The midfielder marked his first international start since March 2018 with the opening goal in Thursday's 7-0 thrashing of Montenegro.
Nov 16, 00:53
England captain Bobby Moore on shoulders of teammates holding aloft the Jules Rimet trophy in 1966
England's greatest ever XI including Steven Gerrard, Bobby Moore, Wayne Rooney
Sports Mole selects its all-time England XI ahead of the Three Lions' 1,000th international fixture on Thursday evening.
Nov 12, 22:40
Gareth Southgate pictured in England training on September 2, 2019
Sir Geoff Hurst delighted to see youth get a chance for England
Mount, Maddison and Mings the lastest to benefit.
Sep 5, 11:44
Phil Neville pictured on June 9, 2019
Sir Geoff Hurst "shocked" by England Women's progress
England take on the United States in Tuesday's Women's World Cup semi-final.
Jul 1, 22:34
Wayne Rooney playing for England in November 2014
England's greatest XI: Does Wayne Rooney make the cut?
Ahead of Wayne Rooney's farewell appearance for England, Sports Mole looks at whether the all-time leading goalscorer would make it into his country's best-ever XI.
Nov 13, 10:42
England's Raheem Sterling in action with Sweden's Robin Olsen on July 7, 2018
Zlatko Dalic identifies Raheem Sterling threat
Croatia boss Zlatko Dalic says that his team will have to be wary of Raheem Sterling in Wednesday's 2018 World Cup semi-final with England.
Jul 8, 21:47
England's Raheem Sterling in action with Sweden's Robin Olsen on July 7, 2018
Sir Geoff Hurst hails "terrific" Raheem Sterling
Former England striker Sir Geoff Hurst defends Raheem Sterling, insisting that his performance during the World Cup quarter-final win over Sweden was "terrific".
Jul 8, 16:24
England's Harry Kane celebrates scoring their first goal in the World Cup match against Tunisia on June 18, 2018
Preview: England vs. Belgium - prediction, team news, lineups
Sports Mole provides team news, predicted lineups and a full match preview for England's Group G decider against Belgium at the 2018 World Cup.
Jun 27, 14:00
England's Jesse Lingard applauds their fans as he walks off the pitch after being substituted in the match against Panama on June 24, 2018
England break several World Cup records in Panama thrashing
England break several World Cup records in their 6-1 thumping of Panama on Sunday afternoon.
Jun 24, 22:36
England's Harry Kane scores their second goal from the penalty spot in the match against Panama on June 24, 2018
Gareth Southgate: 'Harry Kane best striker at World Cup'
England manager Gareth Southgate heaps praise on Harry Kane following the striker's hat-trick in the 6-1 win over Panama, taking him to 18 goals in 26 appearances.
Jun 24, 17:08
Arsenal midfielder Jack Wilshere in action during his side's Europa League semi-final against Atletico Madrid on May 3, 2018
Sir Geoff Hurst: 'West Ham United should not move for Jack Wilshere'
West Ham United legend Sir Geoff Hurst wants the East Londoners to invest in "a bit of quality" and keep away from such players as Arsenal midfielder Jack Wilshere.
Jun 16, 18:56
Yaya Toure in action for Manchester City on May 9, 2018
Sir Geoff Hurst: 'West Ham United should not sign Yaya Toure'
West Ham United legend and World Cup winner Geoff Hurst believes that a Hammers move for Manchester City midfielder Yaya Toure would be "a very, very poor decision".
Jun 16, 18:45
The England team lines up ahead of their international friendly with Nigeria in June 2018
World Cup preview: England
Ahead of this summer's World Cup in Russia, Sports Mole previews England's chances at the tournament as they look to banish the demons of Brazil and France.
Jun 8, 09:00
Generic image of a locker room
Gary Speed to be inducted into National Football Museum Hall of Fame
The National Football Museum announces that the late Gary Speed will be inducted into their Hall of Fame on Thursday.
Sep 21, 17:17
England captain Wayne Rooney in action during his side's World Cup qualifier against Scotland at Wembley on November 11, 2016
Geoff Hurst tells Gareth Southgate to forget about Wayne Rooney
Sir Geoff Hurst suggests that England boss Gareth Southgate would be better off omitting Wayne Rooney from his next squad, despite the Everton striker's improved form.
Aug 22, 13:30
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Top 20 England players of all time - #8
Sports Mole's countdown of the top 20 England players of all time continues with number eight - Jimmy Greaves.
Jun 13, 14:37

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ChinaChina29171662
United StatesUnited States22251764
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Monday's key events


ATHLETICS
· There are no Brits in the women's 100m hurdles final, but Puerto Rico's Jasmine Camacho-Quinn, fresh from breaking the Olympic record in the semis, will hope to pip world record holder Kendra Harrison to gold (3.50am)
· The women's 5000m final also has no Team GB representation, but two-time world champion Hellen Obiri of Kenya will be looking to add an Olympic gold to her list of honours (1.40pm)

SAILING
· The women's skiff 49er FX (6.33am) and men's skiff 49er (7.33am) come to their conclusion, with Team GB involved in both medal races

FOOTBALL
· A place in the women's gold medal match is up for grabs, starting with an all-North American semi-final between United States and Canada (9am)
· Australia, who edged past Team GB's in a seven-goal quarter-final thriller, take on Sweden in the second semi-final (12pm)

CYCLING
· The track cycling schedule gets underway, with Team GB holding a particular interest in the team pursuit qualifying. Laura Kenny is part of the women's team (7.54am), while the men's team includes Ed Clancy (9.02am)

ARTISTIC GYMNASTICS
· The Gadirova twins Jessica and Jennifer will both take part in the women's floor final as they look to add to their team bronze (9.57am)

WEIGHTLIFTING
· Newly-crowned European champion Emily Campbell flies the flag for Great Britain in the women's +87kg, but faces stiff competition for medals from China's Li Wenwen and New Zealand's Laurel Hubbard (11.50am)

HOCKEY
· The women's hockey quarter-finals begin, with Team GB last up against Spain (1pm)

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