Jimmy Armfield: A Football Gentleman
A look back on the life of England captain, Blackpool legend, and 'voice of football' Jimmy Armfield who has died aged 82. Including his own reflections on his career.
A look back on the life of England captain, Blackpool legend and "voice of football", Jimmy Armfield who has died today at the age of 82. Jimmy Armfield won 43 caps for England including the World Cup winning squad of 1966. He made a club record 568 appearances for Blackpool, managed Bolton Wanderers and Leeds United and became the voice of football for many. Mark Pougatch hears Jimmy reflect on playing alongside Stanley Matthews, Alf Ramsey and Bobby Moore and what he feels was his biggest contribution to football.