In pictures: Gordon Banks – Sports Mole

A gallery looking at some moments in the goalkeeper’s playing career. Gordon Banks, England’s 1966 World Cup-winning goalkeeper, has died at the age of 81, his former club Stoke have announced. Here, Press Association Sport takes a look back at Banks’ playing career which spanned 20 years. After moving from Chesterfield to Leicester, Gordon Banks made a name for himself in the run to the 1961 FA Cup final (PA) He was back at Wembley two years later, but the Foxes again came out second best, losing 3-1 to Manchester United (PA) Banks, here being introduced to The Earl of Harewood, made his England debut in 1963 against Scotland at Wembley (Press Association) The goalkeeper was selected by manager Sir Alf Ramsey as part of England’s 1966 World Cup squad (PA) Despite being beaten twice ...

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