Ray Wilson: England World Cup-winning defender dies

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Ray Wilson (right) played in all six of England’s games at the 1966 World Cup

Ray Wilson, a member of England’s World Cup-winning side, has died, aged 83.

At 31, the left-back was the oldest player in Sir Alf Ramsey’s starting XI which overcame West Germany 4-2 in the 1966 final at Wembley.

He spent most of his club career at Huddersfield Town before moving to Everton, where he helped the Toffees win the 1966 FA Cup.

Derbyshire-born Wilson, who also played for Oldham and Bradford City, had been diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease.