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England World Cup winner and legendary goalkeeper Gordon Banks dies aged 81 - 3 days ago, 17:14

By: Fred Kennedy

- Gordon Banks has passed on at the age of 81 years after his family announcing his death to the public

- He won the World Cup winner with England in 1966 and was in goal all through the tournament

- Banks played for Stoke City and Leicester City winning, the English League Cup during his spell

Gordon Banks, England's 1966 World Cup winning goalkeeper has died at the age of 81.

The 73 capped shot-stopper who is regarded as the greatest goalie in the world, was named FIFA goalkeeper of the year six times.

He played in every game of the 1966 World Cup as he helped England win the World Cup they hosted.

Banks is famously known for his outstanding save from Pele during England's quarter final match with Brazil in 1970.

He won the League Cup with Stoke City and Leicester City before hanging his gloves ...
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