The World Cup Years: Jimmy Greaves Trains With England, 1966

Ollie Irish

19th, May 2010

By Ollie Irish

Photo: PA (Click to enlarge)

June 1966: England striker Jimmy Greaves dribbles through a set of poles in training ahead of the World Cup on home soil.

For my money, Greaves is the greatest forward England has ever produced. What a shame for him that he didn’t get to feature in England’s finest hour.

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