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Revealed: Most memorable events in Wembley

PUBLISHED: 15:17 05 June 2015 | UPDATED: 17:11 05 June 2015

Michael Jackson rocks Wembley Stadium at his Bad tour (Pic credit:PA)

Michael Jackson rocks Wembley Stadium at his Bad tour (Pic credit:PA)

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What is your most memorable event in Wembley?

England's triumphant 1966 World Cup final captain Bobby Moore chaired by hat-trick hero Geoff Hurst (L) and Ray Wilson as he salutes the crowd with the Jules Rimet Trophy after the 4-2 victory against West Germany at Wembley (Pic credit: PA Photos)England's triumphant 1966 World Cup final captain Bobby Moore chaired by hat-trick hero Geoff Hurst (L) and Ray Wilson as he salutes the crowd with the Jules Rimet Trophy after the 4-2 victory against West Germany at Wembley (Pic credit: PA Photos)

To mark the open of their new hotel in Wembley, their 503rd in the county, Travelodge asked 2,000 people what event they remember the most about the town which is famous for its stadium.

Unsurprisingly the top 20 list featured sporting and music events with England winning the World Cup at Wembley Stadium in 1966 coming top of the list.

Jessica Jackson, manager of the new hotel in Wembley High Road, said: “We have two hotels close to Wembley Stadium and one of the most popular questions discussed amongst customers and staff is what the most memorable Wembley moment ever is.

“Our findings have revealed that we are a nation obsessed with football, with just three music events making the top 20 listing.”

Paul Gascoigne during the England v Scotland match at Euro 96 (Pic credit: EMPICS Sport)Paul Gascoigne during the England v Scotland match at Euro 96 (Pic credit: EMPICS Sport)

1 World Cup Final 1966 - Geoff Hurst ‘they think it’s all over…. it is now’ goal

2 World Cup Final 1966 - Geoff Hurst’s ‘was it over the line?’ goal

3 1985 - Queen at Live Aid

Carl Froch knocking down George Groves to win the IBF and WBA World Super Middleweight Title fight at Wembley Stadium (Pic credit: PA)Carl Froch knocking down George Groves to win the IBF and WBA World Super Middleweight Title fight at Wembley Stadium (Pic credit: PA)

4 World Cup Final 1966 - Bobby Moore lifts the World Cup

5 Euro 96 – Gazza scores against Scotland

6 Euro 96 – Gareth Southgate’s penalty miss against Germany

7 1953 - FA Cup Final - Blackpool V Bolton The Matthews Final

The women's gymnastic squad representing Belgium do some warm up stretches at the 1948 Olympics in Wembley. (Pic credit: S&G and Barratts/EMPICS Sport)The women's gymnastic squad representing Belgium do some warm up stretches at the 1948 Olympics in Wembley. (Pic credit: S&G and Barratts/EMPICS Sport)

8 Euro 96 – Stuart Pearce’s penalty reaction against Spain

9 1973 - FA Cup Final - Jim Montgomery’s save for Sunderland vs Leeds

10 1988- FA Cup Final - the ‘Crazy Gang’ beat Liverpool

11 1981 - FA Cup Final – Ricky Villa scores for Spurs

12 1956 - FA Cup Final – Bert Trautman plays on with a broken neck

13 1977 – Scotland beat England and the goalposts vanish

14 1948 – London Olympics

15 2014 - Boxing – Carl Froch knocks out George Groves

16 1953 – Hungary beat England 6-3 and stun the nation

17 2007 – Live Earth Concert

18 1923 - FA Cup Final – Billy the White Horse

19 1988 – Michael Jackson’s Bad Tour

20 2013 – Fourth tier Bradford City reach a major Cup Final

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