Television, and the introduction of colour in July 1967. Coincidentally, coronation year also saw one of the most exciting of football cup finals, which stirred the sentiments of the country by bringing a winner's medal to one of its best-ever players, the veteran Stanley Matthews, who inspired his team to a gripping second-half victory. Even in black and white, the cup final was drawing over half the population of the British Isles to their screens, and television's sporting revolution was beginning.