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Non-playing 1966 winners to get medals

The non-playing members of England's 1966 World Cup final squad, including Jimmy Greaves, Peter Bonetti and Jimmy Armfield, will finally receive winners' medals following a rule change adopted by Fifa.
The former sports minister Richard Caborn has led a campaign to have the contribution of the whole squad recognised. Since 1978 all squad members have received winners' medals and yesterday Sepp Blatter, the Fifa president, said all squad members of winning teams from before then - or their families - would also receive medals. The ruling means 122 players from squads between 1930 and 1974 will receive gold medals. Brazil's Pele will get a third medal, for the 1962 final which he missed due to injury.
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