Gordon Banks best known as England’s 1966 World Cup-winning goalkeeper has died aged 81. His family said ” It is with great sadness that we announce that Gordon passed away peacefully overnight”
In December 2015, it was announced he was receiving treatment for kidney cancer.
Gordon played in every game of the 1966 World Cup, and is well known for the 4-2 victory over West Germany in the final at Wembley.
North Staffs TV did an interview with Gordon on 28th September 2014 at Staffs Uni, you can watch the interview below.
From the family of Gordon Banks— Stoke City FC (@stokecity) 12 February 2019
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. pic.twitter.com/mg5GIgSoBb