Gordon Banks at 80: The World Cup win, waiting for Liverpool and the greatest save

Gordon Banks at 80: The World Cup win, waiting for Liverpool and the greatest save

29-Dec-2017 11:25:20 | Yahoo Sports

England's most famous goalkeeper turns 80 on 30 December. And to celebrate the life of Gordon Banks, Radio 5 live's Sportsweek have done an in-depth interview with the World Cup winner. From his humble beginnings hauling coal in Sheffield to the triumph of the 1966 tournament and that save against Pele in 1970, Banks has a fascinating tale to tell. 'Sorry son, no more school, we need the money' Gordon Banks was born in Sheffield in 1937 and raised in the working class area of Tinsley. He had a short spell with Sheffield Schoolboys and played for amateur side Millspaugh among other clubs. It was while playing for Millspaugh that he was offered a trial by Chesterfield in March 1953. You couldn't

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