Ron Flowers dead: England 1966 World Cup winner passes away aged 87
The Daily Mirror says Ron Flowers, a member of England’s 1966 World Cup winning side, has died aged 87.
Flowers spent the bulk of his career playing in midfield for Wolves and won three top flight titles during the 1950s.
A statement from the club on social media declared: “We are deeply saddened to announce the passing of club legend and vice president Ron Flowers MBE at the age of 87.
“A giant on the pitch and a gentleman off it. There will be many people remembering Ron today and all of our thoughts are with those who knew and loved him.”
Flowers won 49 caps for England, scoring 10 goals. He made his international debut in May 1955 during a friendly defeat to France.
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