Payback for 1966: England is robbed 

If you’re watching this morning’s England-Germany game in the World Cup, you probably saw that the English were robbed of a goal because the referee and linesman failed to see that the ball entered the goal before bouncing out.

Think of it as revenge for this English “goal” against Germany in the 1966 World Cup finals:

UPDATE: Today’s goal that should have been but wasn’t — like the 1966 goal that shouldn’t have been but was — did not matter to the match’s final result. Germany stomped England, 4-1.

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David Freddoso came to the Washington Examiner in June 2009, after serving for nearly two years as a Capitol Hill-based staff reporter for National Review Online. Before writing his New York Times bestselling book, The Case Against Barack Obama, he spent three years assisting Robert Novak, the legendary Washington... more
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