Print Edition - 2018-05-17  |  Sports Digest

England’s WCup winner Wilson passes away

LONDON

May 17, 2018-Ray Wilson, a member of the England team that beat West Germany in the 1966 World Cup final, has died aged 83, former club Everton announced. An outstanding left-back, Wilson won 63 caps with 1966 a memorable year for him as he won the FA Cup with Everton at Wembley and a few weeks later the World Cup as hosts England beat West Germany 4-2 at the same stadium. “Everton FCis deeply saddened to learn of the passing of Ray Wilson,” read a statement on the club website. (AFP)

Published: 17-05-2018 08:34

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