Chesterfield goalkeeper plays a special role as the footballing world says goodbye to World Cup legend Gordon Banks - in pictures

Chesterfield goalkeeper Joe Anyon played a special role as the footballing world said goodbye to the legendary Gordon Banks OBE on Monday.

Wednesday, 6th March 2019, 12:48 pm
Updated Wednesday, 6th March 2019, 1:58 pm
Gordon Banks OBE was laid to rest on Monday

Anyon was one of four goalkeepers asked to carry the England World Cup winner's coffin, at his funeral service at Stoke Minster.

Banks' fellow World Cup legend Sir Geoff Hurst was in attendance.
Stoke's Jack Butland, Chesterfield keeper Joe Anyon, Leicester City number one Kasper Schmeichel and England stalwart Joe Hart were pallbearers.

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International goalkeepers Pat Jennings, Ray Clemence and David Seaman
England and Manchester United legend Sir Bobby Charlton
Jack Charlton was among the mourners
Joe Anyon and the other goalkeepers represented the clubs and the national team that Banks played for in his career
The funeral cortege of former Stoke City and England goalkeeping legend Gordon Banks makes its way along the West Stand in the bet365 Stadium
Mourners turned out in thousands to say goodbye to the England hero
Football fans watch the funeral service
Fans mourned the Sheffield-born goalkeeper, who began his life in the sport at Chesterfield. He died on February 12 at the age of 81.