Gordon Taylor has headed up the PFA since 1981For a man who had been in his job for almost four decades, it should hardly come as a surprise that Gordon Taylor was in no rush to hasten the beginning of the end of his tenure. According to those advising him, the Professional Footballers’ Association (PFA)…

Gordon Taylor has headed up the PFA since 1981Gordon Taylor has confirmed that he will leave his role as chief executive of the Professional Footballers’ Association after 38 years.Taylor, 74, has headed up the players union since 1981 after taking over from former secretary Cliff Lloyd.But his departure comes after the organisation announced a “full…

Got a TV Licence?You need one to watch live TV on any channel or device, and BBC programmes on iPlayer. It’s the law.Find out moreSummaryFans assemble on cortege routeHundreds of fans inside stadium applaud arrival of cortegeFuneral starts at 13:30 after procession through Stoke-on-TrentJack Butland, Joe Anyon, Kasper Schmeichel and Joe Hart to carry coffinUpdates…

Gordon Banks was in goal when Leicester lost 2-0 against Spurs in the 1961 FA Cup finalThis article was originally published on 29 December 2017.England’s most famous goalkeeper, Gordon Banks, has died aged 81.To mark his 80th birthday on 30 December 2017, Radio 5 live’s Sportsweek spoke to the 1966 World Cup-winner to reflect on…

Media playback is not supported on this device Watch: Banks makes wonder save to deny Pele at 1970 World CupEngland’s 1966 World Cup-winning goalkeeper Gordon Banks has died aged 81.Regarded as one of the game’s greatest in his position, Banks was named Fifa goalkeeper of the year six times and earned 73 caps for England.He…