Jimmy Armfield Died
Former England Captain Jimmy Armfield: dies at the age of 82


Jimmy Armfield played for Blackpool for 17 years. He was the captain of his local clud for more than a decade.


Armfield was given a World Cup winner’s medal in 2009 by Fifa 43 years later.


Armfield had been receiving treatment of cancer for second time when illness returned in 2016.


His family said: “After a long & courageous battle, our beloved husband, father, grandfather and father-in-law Jimmy Armfield, has passed away peacefully surrounded by his immediate family.

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