Players' chief leads support for campaign to knight England legend Billy Wright

Billy Wright leads England on to the field before defeating Scotland 1-0. They carried Billy Wright shoulder high from the field after this, his 100th match for England. Had it been any othe occasion the honour must have gone to Bobby Charlton. For it was the football fantasy of Charlton that bewildered Scotland in one of the most closely-balanced and in many ways best matches between the countries in the last decade. This was Charlton's match, his ascendancy sharply distilled into his goal, scored after an hour's play. He came surging up at ferocious speed, reaching for a Douglas cross. It seemed a fraction too far in front of him. But with an arching, hurtling, quite incredible leap he got to it, got above it, headed the ball down, tantalisingly, past the goalkeeper's feet into the net. No man could have stopped that ball.

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