Boys of ’66: Anyone for cricket?
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!