The current generation of English footballing talent is exciting to say the least. Gareth Southgate is piecing together a youthful, energetic, skillful side that will compete against the world’s greatest countries, but it’s always nice to obtain pieces of memorabilia and history in the process.
1966 was the last and only time England won the World Cup. Since then, heartbreak has followed heartbreak and the Three Lions have failed to captivate the country on the pitch. The golden generation in the early 2000s was the most optimistic fans have been of winning silverware, but that optimism was swiftly quashed.
But there have been moments to enjoy. Most will not be old enough to remember the jubilations of beating Germany in the World Cup final. Sir Geoff Hurst’s hat-trick on the world’s biggest stage is an iconic moment in footballing history and we are fortunate that memorabilia exists from England’s history.
Whether you are looking to buy your friends and family a gift, or you just want to treat yourself, here are five pieces of English football memorabilia for you to buy:
England 1966 World Cup Final Signed Presentation Print
Winning the World Cup is the greatest footballing achievement a country can endure. With Bobby Moore as captain back in 1966, England brought football home.
The item includes signed autographs from all 11 members of the World Cup winning squad including Moore, Hurst, Ray Wilson and Bobby Charlton. It also comes with a complimentary frame, making it simple to display in your home. To assist the autographs is a photo of Moore lifting the trophy high in the sky and this is an excellent piece of memorabilia for you to buy.
World Cup Final Programme signed by Sir Geoff Hurst
If you weren’t there for the special occasion, there is still a chance to get your hands on the official matchday programme for the 1966 World Cup final between England and Germany. That alone would be enough for most, but this piece of memorabilia includes Hurst’s signature on the front to add that little bit extra.
This programme is a superb memento from that historic occasion and is certainly something you should keep your eye on.
England FA Retro Heritage Football
If you are a fan of retro memorabilia then this football is the perfect item for you. This leather, heritage football containing signatures with a gold print and embossed crest is a unique gift to purchase. It comes as a size 5 football, has 15 panels and is an official licensed product.
England Classic Kits Football Team Print
This print displays a range of the most iconic kits England players have worn throughout history, ranging from as early as the 1950s all the way up to the present. It is the perfect way to celebrate the footballing history of this country, whether that be as a gift for yourself or any England fan.
England’s Greatest Football Players Print
This product features 16 of the best players from England’s history. It comes with an option to include a frame making it simple for you to display in your home. There has been some excellent talent among the England squad throughout the years and this print perfectly demonstrates those.