Wolves legend Ron Flowers dies aged 87
A member of England’s 1966 World Cup winning team, Ron Flowers, has died at age 87.
Flowers played 49 times for England between 1955 and 1966.
He also featured in 515 games for Wolves – placing him fifth on their list of all-time appearance makers.
In a statement, Wolves said, "We are deeply saddened to announce the passing of club legend and vice president Ron Flowers MBE at the age of 87.
"A giant on the pitch and a gentleman off it. There will be many people remembering Ron today and all of our thoughts are with those who knew and loved him.
Meanwhile, the FA also said, "We are saddened to hear about the passing of former England international, 1966 World Cup winner and FA Cup winner Ron Flowers MBE at the age of 87.
Flowers’ passing means that only three of the World Cup winning squad are still alive, Geoff Hurst, Bobby Charlton and George Cohen.