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  • Sir Geoff Hurst
    Sir Geoff Hurst delivers verdict on Wayne RooneySource: The Forrester
    Date: November 2016
    Sir Geoff Hurst has told Jose Mourinho that Wayne Rooney still has a big part to play for both Manchester United and England. The striker's situation at United has been a source of much debate this season after a slow start to the campaign for the Red Devils.... [more]

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    Sir Geoff celebrates 50 years of West Dean CharitiesSource: The Forrester
    Date: November 2016
    A MAGNIFICENT turn out celebrated half a century of the West Dean Charities with a special dinner held at Bells Hotel in Coleford. With the league having been formed in 1966, it was apt that guest of honour for the night was World Cup winner Sir Geoff Hurst... [more]

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    Sir Geoff gets his hands back on the '66 ballSource: Daily Mail
    Date: July 2016
    Sir Geoff Hurst was reunited with the ball from the 1966 World Cup final to commemorate the 50th anniversary of England's greatest footballing triumph. Hurst, who netted three times in England's 4-2 win over West Germany, remains the only man to score a hat-trick in a World Cup final... [more]

  • World Cup Ball
    "I didn't get the '66 ball"Source: BT Sport
    Date: 19 March 2016
    Sir Geoff Hurst tells how he did not get the match ball for scoring a hat-trick in the World Cup final because German midfielder Helmut Haller took it.... [more]

  • Jimmy Greaves and Geoff Hurst
    Jimmy Greaves in intensive careSource: Daily Mail
    Date: 4 May 2015
    Former England and Tottenham striker Jimmy Greaves is in intensive care after suffering a severe stroke on Sunday. A statement from Greaves' family confirmed that the 75-year-old had been taken ill... [more]

  • Jimmy Greaves and Geoff Hurst
    Jimmy Greaves in intensive careSource: Daily Mail
    Date: 4 May 2015
    Former England and Tottenham striker Jimmy Greaves is in intensive care after suffering a severe stroke on Sunday. A statement from Greaves' family confirmed that the 75-year-old had been taken ill... [more]

  • Sir Geoff Hurst
    'Kane is England's Thomas Muller!'Source: Goal.com
    Date: 26 March 2015
    England's World Cup hero Sir Geoff Hurst is excited by the Tottenham striker, who is expected to make is Three Lions debut in Friday's Euro 2016 qualifier against Lithuania. [more]

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    Sir Geoff back on the pitch!Source: The FA
    Date: 2 March 2015
    It was the round ball which took centre-stage in the Rugby League stronghold of Castleford on Friday. World Cup winner Sir Geoff Hurst was in town alongside local MP Yvette Cooper to pay a visit and toast a double celebration in grassroots football. [more]

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    Sir Geoff Hurst to visit Castleford schoolSource: Wakefield Express
    Date: 26 February 2015
    World Cup winner Sir Geoff Hurst will be back on the pitch... in Castleford tomorrow (Friday). The hat-trick hero from the 1966 final will be at Castleford Academy on Ferrybridge Road, to help celebrate match funding for a 3G community pitch for both football and rugby.[more]

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    Sir Geoff wishes you a very merry Christmas Source: Sir Geoff Hurst
    Date: 23 December 2014
    Sir Geoff Hurst: I'd just like to wish you a very merry Christmas and send you best wishes for a happy and prosperous new year in 2015. Merry Christmas!

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    Sir Geoff arrives at West Ham on time by rail champs' train Source: Newham Reporter
    Date: 16 December 2014
    England Soccer legend Sir Geoff Hurst arrived by train on time at West Ham station to help rail staff celebrate their own 'hat trick'... [more]

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    Sir Geoff Hurst picks his #One2Eleven Source: Gloucestershire Echo
    Date: 28 November 2014
    Geoff Hurst is one of English football's most famous figures, but who are the best players he played alongside during his illustrious career? [more]

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    Sir Geoff unveils new football training facility Source: Gloucestershire Echo
    Date: 7 November 2014
    Sir Geoff Hurst has opened a new training facility at a football ground in Brockworth. The 1966 World Cup hat-trick hero cut the ribbon at Brockworth Albion FC, in Mill Lane, where he unveiled the club's new 170,000 changing facility. The building has taking 40 years to come to the fore however... [more]

  • Sir Geoff Hurst at Wembley Stadium
    Sir Geoff hosts 'Tech Tea Party' Source: Kilburn Times
    Date: 27 September 2014
    Football legend Geoff Hurst hosted a special tea party in Wembley Stadium aimed at helping Brent pensioners develop their digital skills. At the event, dubbed 'Tech Tea Party', which was organised by the iconic stadium's sponsor EE, guests were given a crash course in using modern technology... [more]

  • Sir Geoff Hurst at Wembley Stadium
    Sir Geoff launches photo exhibition at Wembley StadiumSource: Wembley Stadium
    Date: 4 September 2014
    England World Cup winner Sir Geoff Hurst visited Wembley Stadium yesterday to launch a new exhibition featuring photographs taken at the iconic venue.... [more]

  • Sir Geoff Hurst at The Community Shield
    Manchester and London host Community Football DaysSource: The FA
    Date: 10 August 2014
    Ray Parlour, Dietmar Hamann and Sir Geoff Hurst showed their support for the grassroots game on Saturday as they attended Community Football Days in Manchester and London. Ahead of The Community Shield, supported by McDonald's, the days were held to reflect... [more]

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    Sir Geoff backs Hampshire Clinic's health campaignSource: Basingstoke Gazette
    Date: 24 July 2014
    England football World Cup legend Sir Geoff Hurst is backing a Basingstoke hospital's health campaign. The 1966 hat-trick hero has lent his support to BMI The Hampshire Clinic's campaign which is aimed at helping people to combat the UK's five biggest preventable killer diseases. [more]

  • World Cup 2014
    Why it's OK to support Germany: Geoff leads the chargeSource: Daily Mail
    Date: 13 July 2014
    Just a few years ago, finding an England football fan openly supporting the German team would have been almost unheard of. So it is perhaps surprising that, for tomorrow's World Cup final, English fans are flocking to support the old rival Germany against a newer rival in Argentina. [more]

  • Sir Geoff Hurst
    Sir Geoff: 'match fixing should carry a lifetime ban'Source: Daily Telegraph
    Date: 30 May 2014
    The hero of England's World Cup victory at Wembley in 1966 says that match fixing must carry a lifetime ban for players involved as he debated football's most pressing issues with Osvaldo Ardiles, Ricardo Villa, and Alan Smith at the Hay Festival. [more]

  • Sir Geoff Hurst with Philip Cotterell, MD of Icon Books
    Sir Geoff's Fifty Greatest Footballers'Source: Icon Books / ITV
    Date: 29 May 2014
    Fans of all ages will be keen to know if Franz Beckenbauer tops England's heroic Bobby Moore in Geoff's book due out this autumn, 'The Fifty Greatest Footballers of All Time'? Or whether Messi managed to edge ahead of his countryman Maradona? Will Bale or Suarez have done enough to make the cut? [more]

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    Sir Geoff breezes to victory in the Amazing GreysSource: Brentwood Gazette / ITV
    Date: 2 May 2014
    West Ham legend Sir Geoff Hurst breezed to victory in a penalty challenge on ITV's gameshow the Amazing Greys... [more]

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    Sir Geoff Hurst on Big Sam, Moyes and how Manchester United failed to buy him for £200,000Source: Daily Mail
    Date: 22 March 2014
    There were no tantrums. No endless summer saga of speculation and certainly no sign of a transfer request. Just a telegram which read: 'No, thank you'... [more]

  • Huffington Post - Sir Geoff Hurst
    In this World Cup year, remember the true football heroesSource: Huffingtonpost.co.uk
    Date: 4 February 2014
    In December last year I was in Costa do Sauipe on the Brazilian coast to help with the draw for the FIFA World Cup 2014. The excitement around the tournament has been growing steadily since qualifying for the competition began and now, some 130 days from kick-off...[more]

  • Sir Geoff Hurst - World Cup Draw, Brazil
    Sir Geoff in Brazil for World Cup 2014 DrawSource: FIFA
    Date: 6 December 2013
    After spending a week in the Costa do Sauipe gathering interviews with some of the game's most distinguished characters, FIFA.com presents some selected highlights...[more]

  • Sir Geoff Hurst - World Cup Draw, Brazil
    Sir Geoff Hurst: How football has changedSource: FIFA
    Date: 5 December 2013
    If you want to know how much football has changed since 1966, the example I would give is this: the night before the World Cup Final... [read more]

  • Sir Geoff Hurst - Everton FC
    Sir Geoff talks Alan Ball, Brian Labone and Ross BarkleySource: Everton FC
    Date: 11 October 2013
    England World Cup hero Sir Geoff Hurst was guest of honour at Goodison Park on Saturday as Everton paid homage to football the way it used to be...[more]

  • Sir Geoff Hurst - Training Video
    Six Goal Hurst!Source: The Ark
    Date: 11 October 2013
    Back in 1968, a certain young man set a record on the football pitch that still stands today. No, not that one! This one. A double hat-trick scored during the West Ham v Sunderland game...[more]

  • June Kelly - Pride of Britain 2013
    Pride of Britain: June KellySource: The Mirror
    Date: 8 October 2013
    In the year The Football Association celebrates its 150th anniversary, this determined grassroots volunteer, June Kelly, proves the nation's favourite sport has the power to transform people's lives for the better, using football to promote numeracy and literacy, and to steer youngsters away from gangs, drugs and crime...[more]

  • Stoke City - The Waddington Years and Geoff Hurst
    Stoke City: The Waddington Years and Geoff HurstSource: The Sentinel
    Date: 22 August 2013
    1972: Not content with buying one World Cup-winner in Gordon Banks, Stoke went and got themselves a second in Geoff Hurst. "I felt Hurst could teach us a few techniques from his vast experience. He had a supreme natural temperament, fully in control of his mental pressures...[more]

  • Sir Geoff looks back to 1969
    FAtv: Sir Geoff remembers his first international goal against the 'Auld Enemy'Source: FAtv
    Date: 12 August 2013
    Sir Geoff Hurst has fond memories of previous home internationals against Scotland. England's World Cup hero netted his first in 1967 at Hampden and scored a brace against the 'Auld Enemy' at Wembley in 1969, with his West Ham team-mate Martin Peters also scoring twice....[more]

  • Wembley date with Sir Geoff for junior football club
    Wembley date with Sir Geoff for junior football clubSource: Newspostleader.co.uk
    Date: 17 July 2013
    Seaton Delaval Dynamo Junior FC have been named winner of the prestigious FA Charter Standard Club of the Year Award and will head to Wembley on Sunday, August 11, to collect their accolade in front of football legends including Sir Geoff Hurst, Pat Jennings and The FA's director of football development, Sir Trevor Brooking...[more]

  • Sir Geoff inspires grandson to open gym
    Sir Geoff inspires grandson to open gymSource: Southwestbusiness.co.uk
    Date: 17 July 2013
    World Cup winner Sir Geoff Hurst has inspired his grandson to open a gym in Cheltenham. Jack Driver, grandson of the only footballer to score a hat trick in a World Cup final, and his friend Michael Daldry have united to create a fitness centre in Alstone....[more]

  • Huffington Post - Sir Geoff Hurst
    Grassroots heroes need your supportSource: Huffingtonpost.co.uk
    Date: 8 July 2013
    In his column for the Huffington Post, Sir Geoff highlights the importance of the grassroots game and urges everyone to find out about their local heroes...[more]

  • High praise for volunteer winnerSource: Hereford Times
    Date: 27 June 2013
    England World Cup winner Sir Geoff Hurst has praised the dedication of volunteer Paul Flitney, co-ordinator of Ross Juniors FC and winner of the West Midland's Volunteer-of-the-Year Award... [read full story]

  • Class of '66 reunionSource: Shropshire Star
    Date: 18 June 2013
    One of the questions Sir Geoff is most often asked is if he keeps in touch with his '66 team mates. The answer is consistent because, at the very least, once a year the team get together for a reunion... [read full story]

  • A blast from the pastSource: Geoffhurst.com
    Date: 7 June 2013
    The immediacy of Twitter is well documented but sometimes a tweet brings about a blast from the distant past that requires more than 140 characters... [read full story]

  • Barry school heading to top thanks to McDonald'sSource: Barry District News
    Date: 3 June 2013
    A school recently threatened with closure is heading to the top of the league thanks to a sporting donation. Pupils at Oak Field primary, in Gibbonsdown, took delivery of a set of footballs donated by McDonald's to help them improve their skills. [read full story]

  • Stoke City's 150th Birthday
    Legends mark Stoke City's 150th birthdaySource: The Sentinel
    Date: 13 May 2013
    Stoke City legends Gordon Banks OBE and Sir Geoff led a day of celebrations at the Britannia Stadium to mark 150 years of the club. The former England duo joined 80 other ex-City players in a grand parade yesterday afternoon before the last home game of the season against Tottenham Hotspur. [read full story]

  • Sir Alex Ferguson
    Sir Alex Ferguson to retireSource: BBC
    Date: 8 May 2013
    "Those are some very big shoes to fill!" commented Sir Geoff on hearing the news that Sir Alex Ferguson is to leave his managerial role at Manchester United after 26 years at the helm. "Sir Alex has engineered amazing success for his team and leaves them is great shape having just won the Premier League for the 13th time. I wish him a very well earned retirement although I think he'll still keep busy! It will be interesting to watch what happens in the coming days, weeks and months but my money's on David Moyes to be the one to try to fill the gap! [read full story]

  • Huffington Post - Sir Steve Redgrave
    Oarsome!Source: Mirror.co.uk
    Date: 2 April 2013
    Sir Steve Redgrave has backed West Ham's move to the Olympic Stadium. The rowing legend is happy the venue for London 2012 will live on in renovated form rather than being ripped down and replaced...[more]

  • Huffington Post - Sir Geoff Hurst
    Sir Geoff gets the Huff!Source: Huffingtonpost.co.uk
    Date: 26 March 2013
    Growing the Grassroots Game... Sir Geoff blogs for the Huffington Post to comment on the tremendous progress that has been made with 10 years of investment in grassroots football...[more]

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    Sporting giantsSource: Peterboroughtoday.co.uk
    Date: 16 February 2013
    Sir Geoff Hurst, Martin Peters MBE and Gordon Banks OBE - three members of England's 1966 World Cup winning team - are part of the line-up of sporting giants including Sir Steve Redgrave, Geoffrey Boycott and Jason Leonard to appear across several dates in 2013 to talk about their life and career in sport....... [more]

  • FA 150 Year Celebratory Crest
    The crest is historySource: thesun.com
    Date: 17 January 2013
    To celebrate their 150th anniversary the FA have unveiled a one-off commemorative crest featuring the greatest moments in England's football history. From Bobby Moore and our boys winning the World Cup in 1966 to famous goals by Michael Owen, David Beckham and Wayne Rooney, it's the ultimate trip down memory lane for fans... [more]

  • Andy Murray
    Andy Murray talks football with fans on TwitterSource: Fifa.com
    Date: 12 November 2012
    There's little doubt that Andy Murray will remember 2012 fondly. Not only did he win his first Grand Slam title, but he also claimed an Olympic gold medal in London. The Scottish star is also a keen football fan, so FIFA.com let the 25-year-old take over our official Twitter feed, @FIFAcom, and let his fans ask the questions... [more]

  • Steven Gerrard
    Knight fever: Centurion Gerrard gets highest praise from Sir GeoffSource: Mirror.co.uk
    Date: 12 November 2012
    England's 1966 World Cup hero names the Liverpool and Three Lions captain Steven as the Premier League player he'd happily fork out to watch... [more]

  • FA Community Awards, NEIL Barber
    Football stalwart Neil Barber hailed by Sir Geoff HurstSource: Grimsby Telegraph
    Date: 4 October 2012
    NEIL Barber's voluntary work has been heralded by football legend Sir Geoff Hurst - after he scooped one of the The FA Community Awards' top prizes. The 65-year-old from Grimsby will collect the prestigious Volunteer of the Year gong at Wembley on Friday, October 12 at the annual grassroots football awards ceremony. [more]

  • Boris Johnson, London Mayor
    Boris scores an own goalSource: LBC
    Date: 28 September 2012
    Video: Boris Johnson tripped up on a football question when he was quizzed about modern British history during a radio chat on Friday. Guess what the answer should have been? [more]

  • St George's Park
    "A world class facility. Wonderful"Source: FAtv
    Date: 9 September 2012
    Video: Sir Geoff visits at St George's Park, the home of the new National Football Centre. [more]

  • BBC Radio FiveLive Interview
    Sir Geoff backs West Ham's bid to lease Olympic StadiumSource: BBC
    Date: 9 September 2012
    Radio: Sir Geoff talks to BBC Sportsweek about West Ham's bid for the Olympic Stadium[more]

  • West Ham and the Olympic Stadium
    West Ham's proposed move to Olympic StadiumSource: Geoffhurst.com
    Date: 21 August 2012
    Sir Geoff comments on West Ham's proposed move to the Olympic Stadium. [read more]

  • Tom Cleverley
    Tom Cleverley is England's hopeSource: Daily Express
    Date: 18 August 2012
    Sir Geoff believes Tom Cleverley should be in the England team for the World Cup qualifiers. [read more]

  • Fair play, football and the love of the game
    Fair play and footballSource: Geoffhurst.com
    Date: 15 August 2012
    Sir Geoff comments on fair play, football and the love of the beautiful game. [read more]

  • London 2012 Olympic Games
    Congratulations to Heather Stanning and Helen GloverSource: Geoffhurst.com
    Date: 1 August 2012
    As Team GB celebrates its first gold medal at London 2012, Sir Geoff has sent his personal congratulations to Heather Stanning of the 32nd Regiment Royal Artillery and her rowing partner Helen Glover. [read more]

  • London 2012 Olympic Torch
    Sir Geoff honoured to help Amesbury celebrate Olympic Torch processionSource: Geoffhurst.com
    Date: 12 July 2012
    Sir Geoff Hurst was the special guest of the British Army and Amesbury Town Council for the Olympic Torch procession yesterday[read more]

  • Sir Geoff Hurst
    Sir Geoff Hurst takes managerial role at Euro2012Source: McDonald's/Geoffhurst.com
    Date: 28 June 2012
    Roy Hodgson's job is still safe but Sir Geoff, as Director of Football at McDonald's, has travelled to Poland to take on a managerial role with the UK teams competing in the Euro Cup 2012 [read more]

  • Goal line technology
    Was it in?Source: Geoffhurst.com
    Date: 1st June 2012
    Sir Geoff comments on goal line technology and the options available to end the 'Was it in?' debates. [read more]

  • Geoff Hurst and Gary Lineker - Caption Competition
    Sir Geoff, Gary Lineker and the shoeSource: Geoffhurst.com
    Date: 30th May 2012
    Take a look at this photograph of Sir Geoff and Gary Lineker taken while filming for the National Football Museum and tell us what you think is going on. [read more]

  • Forget playing the West Ham way, result is what really counts
    Forget playing the West Ham way, result is what really countsSource: Express.co.uk
    Date: 21st May 2012
    Read Sir Geoff's column in the Daily Express and find out what he really thought about the play-offs final, Sam Alladyce, Wembley and being a fan of West Ham... [read more]

  • West Ham back in the Premiership
    Congratulations to West Ham UnitedSource: Premierleague.com
    Date: 19th May 2012
    West Ham United have secured an immediate return to the Barclays Premier League after beating Blackpool in the Championship play-off final at Wembley. Striker Ricardo Vaz Te was the Hammers hero, rifling into the roof of the net after the ball... [read more]

  • Sir Geoff Hurst takes a penalty for FA Community Awards
    Sir Geoff has a spring in his stepSource: FA.com
    Date: 8th May 2012
    Time is nearly up for nominating your local grassroots football heroes, so England's own 1966 World Cup hat trick hero, Sir Geoff Hurst, made a hat trick of trips to Sheffield, Nuneaton and Maidstone, to encourage people to get involved with the FA Community Awards... [read more]

  • Sir Geoff Hurst
    Sir Geoff joins Facebook and TwitterSource: Sir Geoff Hurst
    Date: 27th April 2012
    It's official, Sir Geoff Hurst has joined Facebook and Twitter. Many unofficial accounts have appeared over the years but Sir Geoff now has an official page on both social networking sites...[read more]

  • Sir Geoff Hurst
    Sir Geoff supports FA Community Football AwardsSource: FA
    Date: 2nd April 2012
    2012 will mark the third year of The FA Community Awards presented by McDonald's. The awards aim to recognise and reward people across the country who make a difference to grassroots football in their local community...[read more]

  • Sir Geoff Hurst
    Sir Geoff to stand in for Jimmy Greaves at MBN eventSource: MBN Events
    Date: 21st March 2012
    Sir Geoff is to stand in for Jimmy Greaves at the MBN Soccer Speaker of the Year this Friday, 23rd March 2012. Sir Geoff will be joining Ray Parlour (Arsenal) and Chopper Harris (Chelsea) at the Grange St Paul's Hotel, London...[read more]

  • Payback Season
    Sir Geoff Hurst Interview Source: RedCarpetNews TV
    Date: 7th March 2012
    Video: Sir Geoff Hurst talks to us on the red carpet at the UK Premiere of new film Payback Season. The England and West Ham legend plays a football agent in the new film, making his big screen debut....[view video]

  • Sir Geoff Hurst - The Sun - Webchat
    Webchat: Sir Geoff Hurst answers your questionsSource: The Sun
    Date: 1st March 2012
    FOOTBALL legend Geoff Hurst spoke about his film debut, the England team and Wayne Rooney in a Sun webchat. With the Euros around the corner, it was the perfect time to quiz the World Cup '66 legend on the current England line-up... [read more]

  • Sir Geoff Hurst - Talksport
    Welbeck, Sturridge and who should be England's next bossSource: Talksport
    Date: 1st March 2012
    World Cup winner, Geoff Hurst joined H & J to talk England's striking options, who should be the next boss, and discusses how he got on in his debut acting role in Payback Season... [read more]

  • Payback Season
    A first for HurstSource: The Sun
    Date: 6th February 2012
    Sir Geoff Hurst has followed fellow ex-footie pros Eric Cantona and Vinnie Jones onto the big screen. The World Cup '66 legend makes his acting debut in gritty football flick Payback Season... [read more]

  • Payback Season
    February 6th: Payback SeasonSource: Geoffhurst.com
    Date: 6th February 2012
    There is a buzz building around a new movie featuring Sir Geoff Hurst as football agent, Adam Avely. Payback Season tells the story of Jerome Davies, played by Bafta nominated...[read more]

  • West Ham United
    January 15th: On this daySource: West Ham
    Date: 15 January 2012
    West Ham United progressed to the fourth round of the FA Cup with a 2-1 win over Luton Town in this tense encounter. 32,099 were in the Boleyn Ground as Geoff Hurst put the Hammers in front after just 91 seconds...[read more]

  • Jonny Wilkinson
    Carling: Jonny is the Geoff Hurst of rugbySource: The Sun
    Date: 13 December 2011
    AS an English sporting icon, Jonny Wilkinson deserves to be ranked right up there with our other World Cup-winning hero Geoff Hurst...[read more]

  • Sir Geoff Hurst
    Interview: Sir Geoff on Euro 2012Source: Football.co.uk
    Date: 12 December 2011
    Football.co.uk caught up with Sir Geoff Hurst at The McDonald's Coaching Masterclass event at Wembley Stadium, he gave us his exclusive insight on the National Team's chances at Euro 2012...[read more]

  • Healey: Jonny Wilkinson - rugby's answer to Geoff HurstSource: Daily Mirror
    Date: 12 December 2011
    History will fondly remember Jonny Wilkinson as the Geoff Hurst of rugby, the man who kicked England to World Cup glory. It will also view him as...[read more]

  • Think he's 70? He is now! Source: Daily Express
    Date: 8 December 2011
    As Sir Geoff celebrates his 70th birthday, he has warned the Premier League's pampered stars that unless they back their careers up with international success, in 45 years they will just be a bunch of Brian Wards. Brian Ward? Who's he? [read more]

  • Sir Geoff to be reunited with iconic '66 ballSource: Press Release
    Date: 4 December 2011
    Sir Geoff Hurst is to be reunited with one of the most famous icons of English sporting history, the ball from the '66 World Cup Final, as part of his 70th birthday celebrations on 8th December, 2011.[read more]

  • Shocking death of Gary Speed is 'a huge loss'Source: Sir Geoff Hurst
    Date: 20 November 2011
    Sir Geoff Hurst: "This is a terrible shock. My thoughts are with his family and friends, it's tragic. I didn't know Gary personally but he was a big part of the football world and will be hugely missed." [read more from Henry Winter, Telegraph]

  • Sir Geoff backs Zamora for Euro 2012Source: The Sun
    Date: 17 November 2011
    Sir Geoff Hurst has laid down the gauntlet to Bobby Zamora to force his way into Fabio Capello's Euro 2012 squad. Hurst insists the Fulham striker should be among the 23-man party Capello takes to Poland and Ukraine next summer...[read more]

  • Sir Geoff talks shop with Garry RichardsonSource: BBC.co.uk
    Date: 20 November 2011
    Sir Geoff Hurst reflects on his career and predicts the current side's chances at Euro 2012. Sir Clive Woodward also joins us to discuss Martin Johnson's resignation as England team manager... [read more]

  • Sir Geoff reveals his top six England goals everSource: Mirror.co.uk
    Date: 16 November 2011
    And THAT one isn't one of them. Should anyone match Sir Geoff Hurst's feat in 1966, it is unlikely that they would join their team-mates on a works outing at the cinema to watch Those Magnificent Men In Their Flying Machines the night before the World Cup final... [read more]

  • Wembley celebrates Sir GeoffSource: Wembley Stadium
    Date: 15 November 2011
    England's legendary World Cup winning hero Sir Geoff Hurst has been honoured at Wembley Stadium with a personalised stone laid in celebration of the hat-trick hero and fans are being invited to join him... [read more]

  • Sir Bobby Charlton and Sir Geoff Hurst turn out for topping out ceremonySource: Manchester Evening News
    Date: 15 November 2011
    World Cup winners Sir Bobby Charlton and Sir Geoff Hurst laced up their boots for a kickabout at a new 'home from home' for the families of seriously ill children... [read more]

  • Sir Geoff welcomes soldiers home to SalisburySource: Various
    Date: 10 November 2011
    The army's 'eye in the sky' regiment, 32 Regiment Royal Artillary, were greeted by cheering crowds in Salisbury today. Sir Geoff was invited along as special guest and friend of the regiment.... [read more]

  • Sir Geoff on England, Rooney and Euro 2012Source: Thesun.co.uk
    Date: 5 November 2011
    Legendary forward Sir Geoff Hurst has insisted that England CAN win Euro 2012 next summer, even without star man Wayne Rooney. Comparing the forthcoming tournament to the 1966 World Cup - which culminated with Hurst bagging a hat-trick in the final - the 69-year-old was upbeat about the Three Lions' chances in Poland and Ukraine.... [read more]

  • Letter suggests three West German players doped in '66Source: Telegraph.co.uk
    Date: 5 October 2011
    News has broken of a letter, written by the former chairman of Fifa's medical committee, Yugoslav Mihailo Andrejevic, claiming three West German players were possible drug cheats... [read more]

  • Look what get's brushed under the carpetSource: Geoffhurst.com
    Date: 5 September 2011
    Clearing out an old cottage recently, it was a a huge surprise to find Sir Geoff hiding under the carpet... [read more]

  • England v Bulgaria: Sir Geoff on watching England trainSource: Eurorivals.net
    Date: 3 September 2011
    Sir Geoff discusses watching England train, the urge to play, and being a fan of England... [watch video]

  • Grabbing opportunity by the scruff of the neckSource: ESPN.com
    Date: 25 August 2011
    In the space of a month, English cricketer Stuart Broad has gone from a man struggling for form to the man of the moment. Inspired by Broad's performance, ESPN have picked ten examples of sports stars making the most of an unexpected opportunity... [read more]

  • On Your Marks: Sir Geoff supports Asda fun day for SparksSource: Geoffhurst.com
    Date: 12 August 2011
    As part of his role as Life President of Sparks children's charity, Sir Geoff will be at Asda Logistics' biggest charity event of the year this weekend. The 'On Your Marks' family fun day in Leicestershire has been raising money for children's charities for the last 10 years. [download poster]

  • Sir Geoff on Daybreak with Volunteer of the YearSource: Geoffhurst.com
    Date: 5 August 2011
    It is to be a busy weekend for Sir Geoff Hurst. The Community Shield promises to be a match to remember with a Manchester derby kick starting the 2011/12 season at Wembley on Sunday, 7th August.
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Sir Geoff Hurst MBE secured a unique place in the history of football when he became the first and, over 45 years later, still the only player to score a hat-trick in a World Cup Final.

Knighted in 1998 and inducted into the English Football Hall of Fame in 2004, Sir Geoff holds a special place in the hearts of football fans and has become an iconic sporting figure.