Thousands of people around the world today (March 4) paid their respects to Gordon Banks.
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Tributes have continued to pour in after the passing of England’s World Cup winning goalkeeper Gordon Banks. Regarded as one of the greatest ever in his position, the 81-year-old died on Tuesday surrounded by his family.
Stoke City’s goal keeping legend Gordon Banks has received another honour at an awards ceremony in the city.
The 77-year-old World Cup winner, who played for the Potters for five years, received the honorary “Stokie” award at the 6 Towns Radio Awards.
Two of Stoke-on-Trent’s sporting celebrities are to receive the city’s highest honour.
World Cup winning goalkeeper Gordon Banks and former Potters kit man Neil Baldwin will each be given the Freedom of the City at a special ceremony.