World Cup victor and West Ham legend Martin Peters has passed on matured 76, his family have reported.

Diminishes, who joined West Ham matured 15, went through 11 years with the club until he turned into Britain’s first £200,000 player in a transition to Tottenham in 1970.

He scored for England in their 1966 World Cup last prevail upon West Germany.

West Ham said “the 1966 World Cup champ died calmly” on Saturday after “a long and bold fight with disease”.

“He is the fifth individual from English football’s most prominent ever group currently tragically lost – alongside Alan Ball, Ray Wilson, Gordon Banks and his kindred West Ham Academy legend and extraordinary companion, Bobby Moore,” the club included.

Subsides won the European Cup Winners’ Cup with West Ham in 1965 just as the Uefa Cup and two League Cups with Spurs.

Following five years at Norwich he moved to Sheffield United for a season before resigning in 1981.

Subsides, who was granted a MBE for administrations to football in 1978, still consistently went to West Ham games as a club minister.


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