Les Rosbifs Hall of Fame Finalist: Gordon Banks

It’s fair to say that Gordon Banks’ stint as a footballing export isn’t among the most memorable aspects of his career. He was a 1966 World Cup winner, and best known around the world for his “impossible save” from Pele at the 1970 tournament. But, after a tragic accident had seemingly ended his career, Banks made a remarkable comeback in the NASL, becoming one of the biggest stars of that classic US league…

Read the full profile, and those of the other finalists, at Les Rosbifs.

 

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