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Current Welfare Of The 1966 World Cup Winners

Current Welfare Of The 1966 World Cup Winners

It's been 51 years since England won the 1966 World Cup, but what are the current WC Final starting XI up to, how is their current health and how many survive?

Bobby Moore
Played for West Ham United
Total England caps - 108
Bobby passed away in 1993 from bowel cancer age 51.

Nobby Stiles
Played for Manchester United
Total England caps - 28
Nobby was diagnosed with Alzheimer's five years ago. He is 75-years-old.

Gordon Banks
Played for Leicester City
Total England caps - 73
Gordon announced in 2016 that he was battling kidney cancer. He is 79.

Roger Hunt
Played for Liverpool
Total England caps - 34
Roger will celebrate his 79th birthday on 20 July and as far as we know he is healthy and occasionally tours on the footballers' speakers circuit.

Martin Peters
Played for West Ham United
Total England caps - 67
Age 73, Martin has been suffering from Alzheimer's for the past four years.

Geoff Hurst
Played for West Ham United
Total England caps - 49
The 75-year-old continues on the speakers' circuit.

Jack Charlton
Played for Leeds United
Total England caps - 35
Now aged 82 Jack suffers from memory loss.

George Cohen
Played for Fulham
Total England caps - 37
Age 77 George was diagnosed with bowel cancer at just 36. He recovered, but the disease returned twice. He was finally given the all-clear in 1990.

Ray Wilson
Played for Everton
Total England caps - 63
Ray will celebrate his 83rd birthday a week before Christmas. He was diagnosed with Alzheimer's in 2004.

Alan Ball
Played for Blackpool
Total England caps - 72
Alan died of a suspected heart attack in 2007 while tackling an out-of-control bonfire in his back garden.

Bobby Charlton
Played for Manchester United
Total England caps - 106
Suspected of suffering from the early onset of Parkinson's the 79-year-old continues to busy himself at Old Trafford.

Alf Ramsey
The only ever England manager to have won the World Cup died in April 1999 after suffering from prostate cancer and Alzheimer's.

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Writer:Cresswell
Date:Tuesday June 20 2017
Time: 11:10AM

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