Former England goalkeeper Gordon Banks dies

England's World Cup-winning goalkeeper Gordon Banks has died at the age of 81, his former club Stoke City have announced.

The news was revealed in a statement from the Banks family on the club's official website, www.stokecityfc.com.

It said: "It is with great sadness that we announce that Gordon passed away peacefully overnight.

"We are devastated to lose him but we have so many happy memories and could not have been more proud of him.

"We...
source: RTE

2019-02-12 11:52
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