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Sir Walter Winterbottom was arguably the most influential man in modern English football. He is best known as the first England team manager, but more than that he was an innovator of modern coaching, sports administrator and a man ahead of his time; a man who had a profound effect on English football and who laid the foundations for England's World Cup success in 1966. Walter managed them all, from Lawton to Charlton, and inspired many to become coaches: Ron Greenwood, Bill Nicholson, Jimmy Hill and Bobby Robson were amongst his disciples and took his gospel to the clubs they managed.

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England v Hungary 60 years on: What lessons have been learned?

25 November, 2013, marked the sixtieth anniversary of England’s 6-3 defeat by Hungary – the first home defeat by a team outside the British Isles. The impact of this watershed match, and Walter Winterbottom’s role, was widely debated in the media.
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Cayman Islands Events - August 2013

  • Books and Books, Camana Bay, Grand Cayman - Interview with Graham Morse on 1 August at 7pm
  • Fidelity Bank, Grand Cayman host and sponsor an evening with Graham Morse on 13 August at 6pm
  • CONCACAF Coaches Conference - The Westin Casuarina Resort, Grand Cayman - Graham Morse speaks on 22 August
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Sir Walter Winterbottom

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