Boys of ’66: Any­one for cricket?

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When there’s a World Cup fi­nal on the hori­zon, you’ll do any­thing to take your mind off the big match. Re­lax­ing on the lawns of their Roe­hamp­ton train­ing base, Eng­land’s play­ers turned to a spot of cricket for some light re­lief in July 1966. Peter Bonetti pre­ferred to put his nick­name ‘The Cat’ aside and have a bat in­stead of field­ing, as (left to right) Bobby Charl­ton, Alan Ball, Terry Paine, Bobby Moore and Gerry Byrne tried to snaf­fle the goal­keeper’s edge. Catch him!

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