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.