World Cup ‘66: What happened next?

West Ham United players Bobby Moore, Martin Peters and Geoff Hurst during England's lap of honour at Wembley following the World Cup final in 1966 (Picture: PA Wire).
West Ham United players Bobby Moore, Martin Peters and Geoff Hurst during England's lap of honour at Wembley following the World Cup final in 1966 (Picture: PA Wire).
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GORDON BANKS: Won 73 caps but career was ended when he lost an eye in a car crash in 1972. Had brief stint in management with Telford.

GEORGE COHEN: Made 459 appearances for Fulham but had to retire through injury aged 29. Awarded MBE in 2000.

Bobby Moore: Widely accepted as England’s greatest centre-half, he died aged 51 from bowel and liver cancer in February, 1993.

JACK CHARLTON: Managed the Republic of Ireland to the last 16 of the 1994 World Cup. Still lives in his native North-East.

RAY WILSON: Won the last of 63 caps in 1968 and became an undertaker after his playing career.

ALAN BALL: Died of a heart attack in 2007, aged 61. Managed Portsmouth twice.

NOBBY STILES: Made 392 appearances for Manchester United and later joined club’s youth set-up.

Bobby CHARLTON: Knighted in 1994, he remains on the Old Trafford board.

MARTIN PETERS: Played until 1981 before moving into the insurance business.

ROGER HUNT: Moved into the family haulage firm after more than 400 appearances for Liverpool.

GEOFF HURST: Knighted in 1998 and remains only player to score a World Cup final hat-trick.