Nobby Stiles has died at the age of 78 after year of battling with illness. He was part of the World Cup-winning England squad of 1966, and won 28 full international caps. He spent the majority of his domestic career with Manchester United.
“We are extremely saddened to learn of the passing of Nobby Stiles MBE.
An integral part of our first-ever European Cup-winning side, Nobby was a titan of the club’s history, cherished for his heart and personality on and off the pitch.
He will be sorely missed by us all” Manchester United wrote on the club’s Facebook page. fb://photo/10158103999197746?set=a.411767862745