Kenneth Wolstenholme DFC & Bar (17 July 1920 – 25 March, 2002) was the original football commentator for BBC television in the 1950s and 1960s. Born in Worsley, Lancashire, Wolstenholme flew for the Royal Air Force during the Second World War.
- Some people are on the pitch, they think it's all over [Hurst scored England's fourth goal] It is now!
- Commentary on BBC 1 during the closing seconds of the 1966 World Cup final.
- Oh, that was sheer delightful football!
- After Carlos Alberto's memorable fourth goal for Brazil in the 1970 World Cup final
- There's the man who's really fighting for his Cup medal – can he score the winning goal now?
- On Stanley Matthews, seconds before the veteran winger set up the winner in the 1953 FA Cup final
- And a great tackle, almost on the line!
- Yes, yes, yes - no! The linesman says no! The linesman says no... It's a goal! It's a goal! Oh, and the Germans go mad at the referee! This linesman, at the linesman, who can only speak Russian and Turkish...
- Are we going to see a dramatic ending? Yes we are!
- Seconds before and after Ronnie Boyce scored a last-minute winner for West Ham United in the 1964 FA Cup final.
- A Bobby Charlton goal is always one of the most popular sights at Old Trafford, Manchester.
- That was a goal good enough to win the league, the cup, the Charity Shield, the World Cup and even the Grand National!
- After another Bobby Charlton goal, this time in the 1967 Charity Shield.
- And the Liverpool fans are all saying "If only he'd done it two minutes ago!
- Assessing the reaction of Liverpool supporters after Steve Heighway scored two minutes into the extra-time period during the 1971 FA Cup final
- It's only twelve inches high, solid gold, and it means that England are the world champions!
- Oh, what... what genius!