Memories of '66: the pensioners who remember England's last glory days

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England last lifted a trophy in 1966, 55 years on - celebrations have already started at the Oasis Day Centre in Wisbech ahead of Sunday's game.

Football fans of a certain age will remember when Bobby Moore's England side won the World Cup and the historic Geoff Hurst hat trick at Wembley. 

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George Cross is as patriotic as his name suggests.

He was 26-years-old when England won the World Cup and he had gone down to Wembley on a coach with Wisbech Working Men's Club.

Bobby Moore lifting the trophy in 1966 Credit: Pathe
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Vera Neal remembers watching from home.

As a football referee for 10 years, George is more qualified than most to make this prediction ahead of Sunday's final...

After 55 years without a trophy, maybe - just maybe - they will get to see England bring it home once again.