Fifty years ago World Cup holders England went to Mexico to defend football’s greatest prize. Having negotiated the group stage – despite being undone by a Pele-inspired Brazil – they were ultimately knocked-out by West Germany in an agonising quarter-final.
Were you there? Do you know somebody who was? If so – we want the story!
‘DOWN MEXICO WAY!’ is an on-going web-book with the aim of gathering together the experiences of people who travelled to the 1970 World Cup tournament. The long-term aim is to publish – in book-form – to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the tournament in 2020.
In the meantime, this site will be frequently updated with new stories and fresh memories from existing contributors.