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By Jim Morris

ISBN-10: 1445616556

ISBN-13: 9781445616551

ardour for soccer in England shifted within the moment 1/2 the 20 th century. round forty million spectators entered the turnstiles on the top of the 1948/49 season. within the years that undefined, the attendances different however the soccer simply received larger, prime England to win the realm Cup in 1966. there have been a couple of nice avid gamers that graced the pitches of serious Britain within the Nineteen Sixties and Nineteen Seventies. This ebook tells the tale of 1 of them. Gordon Banks continues to be considered as England s most interesting ever goalkeeper. His membership profession took him to Chesterfield, Leicester urban and Stoke urban. He used to be paid £2 a fit at Chesterfield, and his move from Leicester to Stoke was once for £50,000 good under a few present Premiership avid gamers wages at the present time! Capped seventy-three occasions through England, Gordon went directly to raise the realm Cup as England s goalkeeper and make arguably the keep of the century in Mexico in 1970. The youngest of 4 brothers from Sheffield, Gordon deserted plans to develop into a bricklayer while Chesterfield got here having a look. He used to be later to marry and feature 3 kids. As tv allowed enthusiasts to observe from the relaxation in their personal dwelling rooms or the pub, Gordon Banks was once ever current, and he is still a lot famous and respected to this day.

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