Sir Geoffrey Charles Hurst MBE (born 8 December 1941) is an English former professional footballer.
A striker, he remains the only man to score a hat-trick in a World Cup final, when England recorded a 4–2 victory over West Germany at Wembley Stadium in 1966. Hurst began his career with West Ham United, where he scored 242 goals in 500 first team appearances.
There he won the FA Cup in 1964 and the European Cup Winners' Cup in 1965. He was sold to Stoke City in 1972 for £80,000. After three seasons with Stoke he finished his Football League career with West Bromwich Albion in 1976. Hurst went to play football in Ireland (Cork Celtic) and the USA (Seattle Sounders) before returning to England to manage non-league Telford United. He also coached in the England set-up before a two-year stint as Chelsea manager from 1979 to 1981. He later coached Kuwait SC before leaving the game to concentrate on his business commitments.
In total he scored 24 goals in 49 England appearances, and as well as success in the 1966 World Cup he also appeared at UEFA Euro 1968 and the 1970 FIFA World Cup. He also had a brief cricket career, making one first-class appearance for Essex in 1962, before concentrating on football.
Terry Venables is the popular, outspoken England manager whose side went out of Euro 96 on penalties in the semi final. It was the Londoner’s only major tournament in charge; he had managed England for 23 games, losing only once.
In this iconic image, you have Venables looking over his England team in their famous Euro 96 campaign.
Sven-Goran Eriksson is one of Sweden’s top football managers of all time. He got recognition from the entire football world when he won the Uefa Cup with IFK Göteborg in 1982. Since then he’s won 18 trophies with clubs from Sweden, Portugal and Italy. Winning Serie A with Lazio is one of his greatest accomplishments.
Svennis is also remembered for his time as England manager.
In this iconic artwork, you have an image of Sven-Göran Eriksson on the touchline watching over his Lazio side playing during his time in Italy.
Known as “the man to whom English football owes its finest achievement”, Sir Alf Ramsey led England to victory in the famous 1966 World Cup.
Born on 22 January 1920, as manager of England from 1963 to 1974, Ramsey guided the team to victory in the famous 1966 World Cup, as they beat West Germany 4-2 in the final. He was knighted for his great services to football in 1967.
In this iconic artwork, you have an image of Sir Alf Ramsey in his England tracksuit during the national anthem in the 1966 World Cup.
Kerry Davis (born 2 August 1962) is an English former international women's footballer. During her 16-year international career, Davis represented the England women's national football team in the inaugural 1984 UEFA Championships final and at England's first FIFA Women's World Cup appearance in 1995. She also helped England win the Mundialito tournament in Italy and scored for her country at Wembley Stadium. At club level, Davis spent four seasons playing in Italy, in between spells with Crewe Alexandra Ladies. She later played for Liverpool Ladies and Croydon.