Jimmy Armfield: Football pays tribute to the late England captain

Scarves were laid by the Jimmy Armfield statue at Bloomfield Road before Blackpool faced Charlton in League One on Saturday
Fans draped scarves by the Jimmy Armfield statue at Bloomfield Road before Blackpool's game against Charlton in League One on Saturday was postponed

Tributes have been held for the late England captain Jimmy Armfield, who died of cancer aged 82 on Monday.

Armfield won 42 caps for England including 15 as captain and made a club record 627 appearances for Blackpool.

Blackpool had been due to pay respects in their game against Charlton but it was postponed before kick-off because of a waterlogged pitch.

A minute's silence was held before Yeovil's FA Cup loss to Manchester United on Friday.

Despite Blackpool's game being rained off, a pre-match memorial took place with fans invited into Bloomfield Road.

Tributes were paid to Jimmy Armfield at Bloomfield Road despite Blackpool's game against Charlton being called off
Tributes were paid to Jimmy Armfield at Bloomfield Road despite Blackpool's game against Charlton being called off
Wigan Athletic and West Ham United gather for Jimmy Armfield before Saturday's FA Cup fifth-round tie
Wigan Athletic and West Ham United applaud for Jimmy Armfield before Saturday's FA Cup fourth-round tie
Notts County reflect before their FA Cup game against Swansea City
Notts County reflect before their FA Cup game against Swansea City
Yeovil Town and Manchester United pay respects to Jimmy Armfield before their FA Cup fourth-round tie on Friday
Yeovil Town and Manchester United pay respects to Jimmy Armfield before their FA Cup fourth-round tie on Friday
Swansea and Liverpool held a minute's silence for Armfield before their Premier League fixture on Monday evening
Swansea and Liverpool held a minute's silence for Armfield before their Premier League fixture on Monday evening

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