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Gordon Banks

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Gordon Banks

Person  Male  Born 30/12/1937  Died 12/2/2019

Categories: Sport / Games

Goalkeeper. Born in Sheffield. He played principally for Leicester City and Stoke City. A member of the winning England team in the 1966 World Cup.

In the 1970 Queen's Birthday Honours List he was awarded an OBE for services to Association Football.

He lost an eye in a car crash in 1972 which terminated his professional career.

In December 2015 it was revealed that he was undergoing treatment for kidney cancer. He died in his sleep, aged 81 years, on 12 February 2019 in Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire.

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