In the meantime, how about some reminders of life in Hartlepool and East Durham the last time England won a major tournament?
We have got 9 flashback photos from 1966 including a beach scene and advice on how you could get to the World Cup matches.
We all remember Bobby belting the ball, and Nobby dancing, but who remembers these Hartlepool and East Durham images?
1. A swimming lesson in the 60s
Seaton baths was a hit with young swimmers in the 60s. Were you among them?
2. Get there by train
Some good advice in the paper on how to get to the 1966 World Cup matches.
3. Steaming through Hartlepool
A steam engine is pictured heading north through West Hartlepool railway station in April 1966.
4. A cold day on the beach
Sea coal lorries on the beach at Horden in November 1966.