Gordon Banks

World Cup winner Gordon Banks dies aged 81

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

We take a look back at his truly remarkable career

27th July 1966: Gordon Banks goes the wrong way as Portuguese star Eusebio scores from a penalty, giving Portugal their only goal in the World Cup semi-final at Wembley, which England won 2-1
27th July 1966: Gordon Banks goes the wrong way as Portuguese star Eusebio scores from a penalty, giving Portugal their only goal in the World Cup semi-final at Wembley, which England won 2-1
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Nobby Stiles and Gordon Banks celebrating Englands 2-1 victory over Portugal in the 1966 World Cup semi final at Wembley 27th July 1966. Captain Bobby Moore is in the foreground.
Nobby Stiles and Gordon Banks celebrating Englands 2-1 victory over Portugal in the 1966 World Cup semi final at Wembley 27th July 1966. Captain Bobby Moore is in the foreground.
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30th July 1966: A German shot passing Gordon Banks during the 1966 World Cup final at Wembly which England won 4-2.
30th July 1966: A German shot passing Gordon Banks during the 1966 World Cup final at Wembly which England won 4-2.
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Bobby Charlton raises the Jules Rimet trophy in the air following England's 4-2 victory after extra time over West Germany in the World Cup Final at Wembley Stadium, 30th July 1966.
Bobby Charlton raises the Jules Rimet trophy in the air following England's 4-2 victory after extra time over West Germany in the World Cup Final at Wembley Stadium, 30th July 1966.
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