England’s World Cup-winning keeper Banks dead at 81

Soccer Football - England's 1966 World Cup winning goalkeeper Gordon Banks passes away - bet365 Stadium, Stoke-On-Trent, Britain - February 12, 2019 Scarves are left on a statue of Gordon Banks outside the stadium Action Images via Reuters/Carl Recine

STOKE-ON-TRENT, England (Reuters) – Gordon Banks, the goalkeeper in England’s 1966 World Cup-winning team, has died at the age of 81, his former club Stoke City said on Tuesday. Banks won 73 caps for England between 1963 and 1972 and made nearly 200 appearances for Stoke before his playing career was brought to an end […]

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