The Road to Wembley 1966
Charles Buchan's Football Monthly was the pre-eminent soccer magazine in the 1950's and sixties. Using their extensive articles and photographic archive, this book takes you on a journey from 1951, all the highs and lows for the England national football team ultimately ending in success on July 30th 1966, the most iconic day in England football as Bobby Moore lifted the Jules Rimet Trophy.
This beautiful book is 156 pages long, bound with a traditional dark red linen spine, with gold embossed lettering making it a real collectors item.
Extensively researched and illustrated with many colour images throughout.
If you only buy one book to commemorate the 50th anniversary of England's world cup win, make it this one.
About this book
Saturday 30th July 1966 is still the most iconic day in the history of English football. When skipper Bobby Moore lifted the Jules Rimet Trophy at Wembley Stadium, it marked the culmination of many years of heart break and hard work.
This book, using photographs and articles from the Charles Buchan's Football Monthly archive dating back to 1951, will take you on that post war journey through four World Cups. You will relive all the highs and lows as the England team rediscovered it's pride.
You will also be introduced to a whole host of characters such as Walter Winterbottom and Stanley Matthews who played their part in this journey.
For anyone with even a passing interest in the history of football, this publication provides a fascinating and unmissable opportunity to revisit the days when we really did rule the football world.