Nobby Stiles was an enforcer who pioneered the holding midfield role | Paul Wilson

One of the most popular of England’s World Cup-winning team, his years as a regular encapsulate his country’s finest hour

Nobby Stiles was one of the most popular of England’s 1966 World Cup winners, not least because his toothless grin, dishevelled appearance and carefree cavorting around Wembley with the Jules Rimet trophy provided delight at the time and images to last for many decades longer.

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