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Nobby Stiles, 1966 World Cup winner with England, dies aged 78

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• The ‘toothless Tiger’ was a skilful and creative midfielder
• Stiles won the European Cup with Manchester United in 1968

Nobby Stiles, one of England’s 1966 World Cup winning heroes, has died aged 78 after a sustained period with prostate cancer and advanced dementia.

A European Cup winner with Manchester United in 1968, Stiles will be forever remembered for his victory jig at Wembley two years earlier, clutching the Jules Rimet trophy in one hand, the “Toothless Tiger’s” false teeth in the other, after England had beaten West Germany in the World Cup final.

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Written by Jamie Jackson
This news first appeared on https://www.theguardian.com/football/2020/oct/30/nobby-stiles-world-cup-winner-with-england-1966-manchester-united-dies under the title “Nobby Stiles, 1966 World Cup winner with England, dies aged 78”. Bolchha Nepal is not responsible or affiliated towards the opinion expressed in this news article.

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