theyflysohigh : Steve Marsh

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2006 FIFA World Cup : Germany ...

The 2006 FIFA World Cup was the 18th FIFA World Cup, the quadrennial international football world championship tournament. It was held from 9 June to 9 July 2006 in Germany, which won the right to host the event in July 2000. Teams representing 198 national football associations from all six populated continents participated in the qualification process which began in September 2003. Thirty-one teams qualified from this process, along with the host nation, Germany, for the finals tournament.


Italy won the tournament, claiming their fourth World Cup title. They defeated France 5–3 in a penalty shootout in the final, after extra time had finished in a 1–1 draw. Germany defeated Portugal 3–1 to finish third.


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Martin Peters, Bobby Moore and Geoff Hurst suited in Burton holding the '66 trophy

Bobby Moore was captain of the only England team to ever win the World Cup in 1966. He died aged 51 of bowl cancer

Burton Retail Ltd

We Can Be Heroes (Postcards)

Class of '66 (Beermat)

Burton Retail Ltd


Football Heroes

Sainsbury's parted from their usual offering of medals for major football events and chose instead this series of 18 Head and shoulder bust models of past and present football heroes. Luckly for us 3 Hammers are represented in the series. Each bronze figure stands approx:- 63mm high.


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Snappy Snaps

Snappy Snaps were offering this 255x204mm Limited Edition "England Memorabilia" photograph to anyone who spent £20.00 in store during the 2006 World Cup Finals.



England Memorabilia : Limited Edition Print


Sprinthead Brewery

Fever Pitch : Beer Pump Clip

Image courtesy of Mark Avenell

2006 WC Logo

Teams: 32

Date: 09 June 2006 to 09 July 2006

Final: 09 July 2006

Matches: 64

Goals Scored: 147 (average 2.3 per match)

Attendance: 3,359,439 (average 52,491)

Winner: Italy

Runners-Up: France

Third: Germany

Fourth: Portugal

adidas Golden Ball: Zinedine ZIDANE (France)

adidas Golden Shoe: Miroslav KLOSE (Germany)

Yashin Award for the Best Goalkeeper: Gianluigi BUFFON (Italy)

Best Young Player Award: Lukas PODOLSKI (Germany)

FIFA Fair Play award: Spain, Brazil

FIFA Award for the Most Entertaining Team: Portugal

ENGLAND Match attax series released to celebrate the 2006 FIFA World Cup. This was the first time that Topps used the brand Match Attax for a series of cards and the only ones to be released in this unusual shape. The cards were designed to play the now familiar football game and feature some of the worlds best footballers.

The Legends sub-set of 6 cards featured Bobby Moore and was only available by request from Topps. The other players were Diego Maradona, Franz Beckenbauer, George Best, Johan Cruyff & Pele.

TOPPS Europe Ltd

England Match Attax : Legends

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Album Mundial : Alemania 2006



Artemis Studio

Art Print example of the many images that were brought out in 2006 to coincide with the World Cup. High resolution print on real 100% Artist Cotton Canvas

Size 250x200mm

Art Print

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Peters, Moore & Hurst holding the Jules Rimet World Cup

England captain Bobby Moore kisses the World Cup

145 Design (Art Prints)

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Title: Bobby Moore

Artist: Lucia Rossi

The print has been professionally printed onto high quality heavyweight photographic paper, and has been signed/numbered by the artist. Size 250 x 170mm

Title: World Cup ‘66

Artist: Lucia Rossi

The print has been professionally printed onto high quality heavyweight photographic paper, and has been signed / numbered by the artist. Size 250x170mm

153rd ART (Art Prints)

All Star Signings 4U Ltd

Autographed World Cup Cards

Autographed Postcards featuring Geoff Hurst & Martin Peters. As far as I'm aware these are only sold via Ebay Auction site.

PRICE GUIDE £5.00 - £10.00 depending on your luck and bidding skills

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The Guardian (Newspaper)

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1966 Geoff Hurst scores in the dying seconds against  West Germany

Black and white series of 16 postcards


The Art Group

Idols Greeting Card


Greeting Card issued in 2006 to coincide with the 2006 World Cup Finals in Germany

Size: 160x160mm


Blossoms & Bows Ltd

Greeting Card

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Stephen Doig

Hero of 66

(Limited Edition Art Prints)

doig004 - Hero of 66 Moore doig003 - Hero of 66 Hurst

World Cup Commemorative Covers

40th Anniversary of the World Champions

wccc001 - First Day Cover

Sporting Profiles

England Players World Cup 1966

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5. Bobby Moore                                                                             8. Martin Peters                                                                          10. Geoff Hurst

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