Football Legends | The players who built British football
CHANNEL | Radio 5 Live
FIRST BROADCAST | 25 January 1999
DURATION | 20 minutes 14 seconds
Leicester City goalkeeper Gordon Banks secured his legendary status when he stood in goal for England in the 1966 World Cup. In this interview, he reviews his career and shares his feelings about the accident that cost him an eye and his position as England keeper.
Sports commentary removed for copyright reasons.
Gordon Banks was capped 73 times by his country.
One of England's greatest players on his regrets at retiring at 50.
The record-breaking 'Lion of Vienna', who could 'run, shoot and head'.
Football's clown prince and soccer genius.
The Clarets' favourite son.
Tottenham's 'Welsh Wizard'.
Middlesbrough's left-back with the famous moustache.
England's greatest ever centre-forward.
'Last Minute Reilly' - Scotland's greatest striker.
The game's first £100-a-week player.
'It's a funny old game.'
England's 1966 hero recalls the match that changed his life.
How the Leeds and England player could have been a career miner.
The striker fans called 'The King'.
Top goalkeeper Pat Jennings remembers his long career.
The captain of the 'Lisbon Lions'.
The low-profile World Cup hero.
Player, manager and one of the 'Busby Babes'.
England's greatest goalkeeper.
Footballing royalty in conversation.
Honours at Spurs and an Indian summer at Derby County.
Soccer superstar of the 1970s.
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