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1966 and Not All That

Thursday 19th May 19:00 at London - Piccadilly

50 years on from English football’s solitary World Cup victory and expectations are already rising as Euro 2016 approaches. Why did England win in ’66? What kind of England was it back then, on and off the pitch? How did the rivalry with Argentina and Germany unfold in 1966 and after and what does it tell is about versions of Englishness today? A fiftieth anniversary and pre-Euro 2016 evening of football discussion with the Editor Mark Perryman and contributors:

David Goldblatt, author The Game of Their Lives, William Hill Sports Book of the Year Winner 2015

Marcela Mora Y Araujo, Argentine football journalist

Sanaa Qureshi, Football Beyond Borders

Alan Tomlinson, author FIFA : The Men, The Myths, The Money

This event is ticketed, please contact the shop on 02078512400 or piccadilly@waterstones.com to reserve your place. There will be a signing following this event.

London - Piccadilly Waterstones, London - Piccadilly
Thursday 19th May 19:00

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