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Umbro Anthem Jacket – England’s 1966 World Cup track top reissued

Umbro Anthem Jacket - England's 1966 World Cup track top reissued
Umbro Anthem Jacket – England’s 1966 World Cup track top reissued

The other day, we featured the return of the England World Cup 1970 shirts, which are actually part of a wider range going  by the name of Umbro Icons. From that same range comes the Umbro Anthem Jacket.

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Categories / Design and Interiors, Sportswear

Slazenger 1966 World Cup special edition match ball


A real talking point, as well as useful thing should you fancy an impromptu kickabout – the Slazenger 1966 World Cup special edition match ball.

You may or may not know that Slazenger produced the ball used in England’s ’66 World Cup triumph and this is a replica of that very same ball. No boffins worked on this particular piece of kit, this is a genuine hand stitched leather ball made up of 25 panels. But it is said to be a little lighter than the original (currently housed in the National Football Museum, wherever that happens to be this week).

Limited edition as you might expect, it sells for £19.66.

Find out more at the Stuarts of London website

Categories / Watches

1966 World Cup watches at Bonhams


There's a World Cup memorabilia auction at Bonhams in Chester, with lots priced with quite reasonable estimates – as these unique 1966 World Cup watches show.

You actually get two watches and a keyfob in the lot, the latter a circular metallic enamelled keyfob designed with World Cup Willie mascot to one side and the Jules Rimet trophy to the other. But it's the watches that are the most interesting – both produced by La Gruyere, the faces feature the World Cup Willie mascot on one side, the World Cup decal on the other.

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Categories / Art and Photography

Scoreline – graphic art showcasing classic goals


Here's something that might not be obvious at first glance, so let us explain Scoreline.

Essentially these are posters that graphically outline goals scored in classic football matches. Every World Cup final since 1934 and soon, FA Cup and League Cup games too.

The one above is obviously the 1966 World Cup Final, producing an image that could be pop art from that very same decade. If you want it, head over to the company's website, where it can be yours for £30.

Find out more at the Scoreline website