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Jimmy Armfield: A football gentleman (first broadcast 30/08/17)

First broadcast in August 2017, 5 live's Mark Pougatch speaks to Jimmy Armfield - one of football's most iconic figures. Jimmy sadly passed away on January 22 2018 aged 82.

[First broadcast in August 2017, 5 live's Mark Pougatch speaks to Jimmy Armfield - one of football's most iconic figures. Jimmy sadly passed away on January 22 2018 aged 82]

Jimmy 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. 5 live's Mark Pougatch looks back on one of the English game's most iconic figures.

We also find out how he reflects on playing alongside legends: Stanley Matthews, Alf Ramsey and Bobby Moore, appointing Terry Venables and Glen Hoddle as England managers, football in 2017 and what he feels is his biggest contribution to the sport

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