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Headed for the Goal

May 16, 1960
May 16, 1960

Table of Contents
May 16, 1960

Derby
What's So Funny
French Finish
Chuck McKinley
Alaska Cruise
Horse Shows
Baseball
Hunting
Acknowledgments
19th Hole: The Readers Take Over
Pat On The Back

Headed for the Goal

For two straight days last week all England was walking on air. On Friday a Princess got married in Westminster Abbey, and on Saturday the World Series of English soccer—the Football Association Cup final-was held at London's Wembley Stadium. Not a foot was on the ground when the center forward of the Wolverhampton Wanderers used his head to rap a shot past a high-jumping defenseman toward the Blackburn Rovers' goal. As 100,000 spectators gasped, the ball neared, then missed the net. Wolverhampton finally scored after 42 minutes of tense, even play and—when a Rover player broke his leg, leaving his team shorthanded under the tough no-substitution rules—went on to win 3-0.

This is an article from the May 16, 1960 issue

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