Meluki's Celtic Catalog

Celtic Culture in Words and Music

The Anatomy of England

The Anatomy of England
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Publisher: Orion Books

Author: Jonathan Wilson

Having invented the game, for England and its national football team, everything that has followed has been something of an anti-climax. There was, of course, the golden summer of 1966, when Alf Ramsey's radicalism in unveiling his wingless wonders in a World Cup quarter-final paid dividends. And there was the great period of English dominance on the world stage, which fell roughly between 1886 and 1900, when England won 35 of their 40 internationals . . . (hb)