July 22, 2019

Gordon Banks: Funeral for England World Cup winner

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  1. Fans assemble on cortege route
  2. Heaps of of fans inside of stadium applaud arrival of cortege
  3. Funeral starts at 13:30 after procession by contrivance of Stoke-on-Trent
  4. Jack Butland, Joe Anyon, Kasper Schmeichel and Joe Hart to relieve coffin
  5. Updates on Monday 4 March 2019
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By Vanessa Pearce and Allen Cook

All cases acknowledged are UK

  1. The funeral cortege has arrived now at Stoke Minster, forward of the provider.

    Most modern goalkeepers Jack Butland of Stoke Metropolis, Joe Anyon of Chesterfield, Leicester’s Kasper Schmeichel and England stalwart Joe Hart waited outside as they’ll raise his coffin:

    Funeral cortege arrives

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    Pall bearers and clergy staring at for cortege

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  • England and Manchester United sage Sir Bobby Charlton has arrived for the funeral provider at Stoke Minster, Stoke-on-Trent:

    Sir Bobby Charlton arrives

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    Brother of Sir Bobby, Jack Charlton’s also arrived:

    Jack Charlton

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    Whereas diverse goalkeeping stars gain also come for the funeral provider – Peter Shilton, Pat Jennings, Ray Clemence and David Seaman:

    Peter Shilton

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    Pat Jennings, Ray Clemence and David Seaman

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  • The funeral of England World Cup winner Gordon Banks is being lined by media organisations from all over the nation:

  • Neatly-known names from the enviornment of soccer gain started arriving in Stoke-on-Trent for the funeral of Gordon Banks.

    They included Roger Hunt, a member of England’s 1966 World Cup winning aspect.

    Retired footballer Roger Hunt

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    Also arriving at Stoke Minster for the provider were typical Stoke Metropolis supervisor Tony Pulis and typical Potters’ striker Ricardo Fuller:

    Tony Pulis

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    Ricardo Fuller

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    BBC Sports editor

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  • Applause greeted the appearance of the funeral cortege of England World Cup winner Gordon Banks at the Stoke Metropolis stadium this afternoon.

    Or now not it is now heading all over the metropolis on a route that can also pause at Stoke Minster for the funeral provider.

    Cortege at stadium

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    Cortege stopped at stadium

    Copyright: Reuters

  • A smartly-organized crowd of fans is now inside of the Stoke Metropolis stadium to greet the appearance of the hearse carrying Gordon Banks this afternoon.

    They chanted “England’s #1” and applauded because it arrived.

    Fans inside of the stadium

    Copyright: Stoke Metropolis FC

    Fans at the stadium

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  • Since the loss of life of Gordon Banks final month, there used to be an outpouring of tributes, now not least in his adopted dwelling metropolis of Stoke-on-Trent.

    Tributes to Gordon Banks at Stoke Metropolis stadium

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    Having moved to Stoke Metropolis in 1967, the goalkeeper made a 194 appearances for the Potters and wrote himself into folklore by helping them employ the League Cup in 1972.

    He went on to turn out to be president of the membership in 2000 and in 2014 used to be given the freedom of Stoke-on-Trent, the put he’d made his dwelling.

    Most modern Stoke Metropolis chairman Peter Coates acknowledged Banks “made his dwelling in Stoke, and used to be very a lot phase of the fabric of the membership”.

    He added: “You produce now not gain too many adore him, and he used to be immensely modest for all his talent.”

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