Mourners pay tribute to Shirebrook World Cup hero Ray Wilson

Mourners paid tribute to Shirebrook's World Cup winner Ray Wilson this afternoon.

Wednesday, 6th June 2018, 3:51 pm
Updated Tuesday, 19th June 2018, 6:06 pm
Ray Wilson Ex Huddersfield Town and Everton

They gathered in Huddersfield where he first made his name as a footballer.

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The 1966 hero was born in Derbyshire before going on to star for Huddersfield Town and Everton.

The left-back, who died after a battle with dementia aged 83, played for England 63 times and was the side’s oldest player in the 4-2 win over West Germany in the World Cup Final.

After he retired from the game he ran an undertakers and enjoyed a low profile live in the Huddersfield area.