"And here comes Hurst. He's got... some people are on the pitch, they think it's all over. It is now!"
-- BBC Commentator Kenneth Wolstenholme on the final goal
Leach was the first Muggle-born to be appointed as Minister for Magic and was suspected of using magic to ensure the outcome of the match, as a supporter of England. Nothing was ever proven (Pm).
From the Web
Writing by J K Rowling: Ministers for Magic
The final of the 1966 FIFA World Cup (Wikipedia)
England 1966: International Federation of Association Football (FIFA Fédération Internationale de Football Association)