The Black-and-White Years: Tom Finney skins Belgian defender at the 1954 World Cup

Ollie Irish

18th, December 2009

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England winger Tom Finney beats Belgian defender Marcel Dries and prepares to cross from the left flank, during England’s opening group game at the 1954 World Cup in Switzerland.

The match in Basel was a thriller and ended 4-4, as a Jimmy Dickinson own goal in the 94th minute robbed the English of the win. England still topped their pool thanks to a 2-0 win over

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