A Stoke statement read: “From the family of Gordon Banks It is with great sadness that we announce that Gordon passed away peacefully overnight. We are devastated to lose him but we have so many happy memories and could not have been more proud of him.”
tweeted this morning: “Sad news about Gordon Banks who I had the pleasure to meet on a few occasions. A gentleman and a football legend RIP.”
Banks, 81, is represented by A1 Sporting Speakers.
Director Terry Baker refused to comment when contacted by Express Sport but confirmed an announcement would be made later today.
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