RIP Gordon Banks

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  1. Jussi

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    I don't think many here know Gordon Banks. I didn't watch him live (I'm not that old), but I know he was probably the best english goalie ever. Rest in peace, you will be remembered.
     
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    The tributes speak of Banks as a decent, unassuming man, too, which makes it doubly sad that only last year he was quoted as saying, 'The FA has done nothing for us.'

    Not only the greatest of English goalkeepers (believe it or not, until what once appeared an eternal production line of outstanding talent in that position seized up about 20 years ago the title carried genuine weight), but one of the best produced by any nation. An all-time goalkeeping top 10 without his name on it would deserve to be questioned. I'd put him top five.
     

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