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Mike Rowbottom: Fifty years on, England’s World Cup victory is still a divisive issue

Mike Rowbottom: Fifty years on, England’s World Cup victory is still a divisive issue

How long will the lyrics of "Three Lions" need updating? The "30 years of hurt" referred to in the Skinner/Baddiel/Lightning Seeds song that was an aural backdrop to the 1996 European football Championships are about to become "50 years of hurt" - and counting - as the anniversary of those fabled 1966 World Cup finals, in which England claimed the trophy on home soil, falls this Sunday.