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?
5. Lovely times at the Lex
The Lex Cinema in Hartlepool which was demolished in 1966 after 56 years of trading. Do you remember this Whitby Street favourite?
6. Out on the pier
The skeleton pier pictured in 1966. Remember it?
7. Braving the Boxing Day cold
Action from a football match at Grayfields on Boxing Day.
8. You could get to the matches by train
More advice on the 1966 World Cup matches you could see on Hartlepool's doorstep - just by taking a short train ride.