Former England World Cup winner Ray Wilson dies aged 83

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England’s 1966 World Cup winning defender Ray Wilson has died aged 83, his former club Huddersfield Town said on Wednesday.

Derbyshire-born Wilson, who made 283 appearances for Huddersfield between 1952 and 1964, was signed by Bill Shankly and went on to establish himself as first-choice left back for both club and country.

At 31, he was the oldest player in England manager Alf Ramsey’s starting lineup which defeated West Germany 4-2 in the 1966 World Cup final at Wembley Stadium.

Wilson, who was capped 63 times by England, was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s...


Former England World Cup winner Ray Wilson dies aged 83


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