5 Facts About Gordon Banks

1. In July 2008, Pele unveiled a statue of Gordon Banks making his famous 1970 World Cup save outside the Britannia Stadium.

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2. In May 2006, Gordon Banks was the first "legend" to be inducted into a new Walk of Fame, by having a plaque installed in the pavement in front of Sheffield Town Hall.

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3. The day before the match Gordon Banks was informed that he had been awarded an OBE.

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4. At the end of the season Gordon Banks was named as the FWA Footballer of the Year, becoming the first goalkeeper to receive the honour since Bert Trautmann in 1956.

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5. In a May 2011 interview, Gordon Banks said that he still felt "cheated" out of a chance to play for the club in an FA Cup final.

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