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Gordon Banks
Gordon Banks 2007.jpg
Gordon Banks in 2007
Personal information
Full nameGordon Banks
Date of birth30 December 1937(1937-12-30)
Place of birthSheffield, West Riding of Yorkshire, England
Date of death12 February 2019(2019-02-12) (aged 81)
Place of deathStoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire, England
Height1.85 m (6 ft 1 in)
Playing positionGoalkeeper
Youth career
1953Millspaugh
1953Rawmarsh Welfare
1953Millspaugh
1953–1958Chesterfield
Senior career*
YearsTeamApps(Gls)
1957–1959Chesterfield23(0)
1959–1966Leicester City293(0)
1966–1972Stoke City194(0)
1967→ Cleveland Stokers (loan)7(0)
1971→ Hellenic (loan)3(0)
1977–1978Fort Lauderdale Strikers37(0)
1977St Patrick's Athletic (loan)1(0)
National team
1961England under-232(0)
1963–1972England73(0)
Teams managed
1979–1980Telford United
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
† Appearances (Goals).

Gordon Banks (30 December 1937 – 12 February 2019) was an English footballer. He has played for England national team.

Death

In December 2015, it was announced he was receiving treatment for kidney cancer.[1] Banks died overnight on 12 February 2019 in Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire, aged 81.[2][3]

Club career statistics

[4]

Club performance League
SeasonClubLeague AppsGoals
EnglandLeague
1957/58 Chesterfield Third Division 0 0
1958/59 23 0
1959/60 Leicester City First Division 32 0
1960/61 40 0
1961/62 41 0
1962/63 38 0
1963/64 36 0
1964/65 38 0
1965/66 32 0
1966/67 36 0
1966/67 Stoke City First Division 4 0
1967/68 39 0
1968/69 30 0
1969/70 38 0
1970/71 39 0
1971/72 36 0
1972/73 8 0
United StatesLeague
1977 Fort Lauderdale Strikers NASL 26 0
Republic of IrelandLeague
1977/78 St Patrick's Athletic Premier Division 1 0
United StatesLeague
1978 Fort Lauderdale Strikers NASL 11 0
Country England 510 0
United States 37 0
Republic of Ireland 1 0
Total 548 0

International career statistics

England national team
YearAppsGoals
1963 7 0
1964 7 0
1965 7 0
1966 15 0
1967 4 0
1968 6 0
1969 6 0
1970 10 0
1971 7 0
1972 4 0
Total 73 0

References