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World Cup Football Vox pops

Did the Brummies of 1966 have a clue about the World Cup?

News 1966 3 mins

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The flags are flying in Birmingham for the World Cup as the city plays host to three of the teams who will play their matches at Villa Park. Reporter John Wilford takes to the streets to find out the public mood and, where he can overcome the language barrier, the answer to the most important question: who's going to win?