R.I.P. Nobby Stiles.....

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R.I.P. Nobby Stiles.....

Post by 747man » October 30, 2020, 11:06 pm

England World Cup winner Nobby Stiles dies, aged 78, after years of battling with Alzhemier's - leaving only four of the 1966 heroes still alive
Nobby Stiles's family confirmed he passed away peacefully on Friday aged 78
Stiles won the European Cup with Manchester United after they beat Benfica
But his biggest contribution came as being part of 1966 World Cup winning side
He won 28 England caps, the lowest of any of the team that won the World Cup

PUBLISHED: 15:51 GMT, 30 October 2020 | UPDATED: 16:01 GMT, 30 October 2020

Nobby Stiles, part of the England team which won the World Cup in 1966, has died aged 78 after a long illness.

Stiles was also part of the Manchester United side which became the first English club to win the European Cup two years later, when they beat Benfica in the final at Wembley.

A statement issued by the Stiles family read: 'The Stiles family are sad to announce that Nobby Stiles passed away peacefully today (Friday) surrounded by his family after a long illness.

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