Liverpool legend Ian St John passes away

Liverpool legend Ian St John has passed away at the age of 82.

The forward made 425 appearances for the Reds between 1961 and 1971, scoring 118 goals.

St John scored the winner in the FA Cup final in 1965, as Liverpool beat Leeds United 2-1 after extra time to lift the cup for the first time - you can see his winner at the 5.35 mark here.


He also won league titles with the Reds in 1964 and 1966, and was capped 21 times by Scotland.

St John would later become a successful tv pundit, and hoast the Saint and Greavsie show alongside Jimmy Greaves.

A statement from St John's family reads:

“It is with a heavy heart that we have to inform you that after a long illness we have lost a husband, father and grandfather.

“He passed away peacefully with his family at his bedside.

“We would like to thank all the staff at Arrowe Park Hospital for their hard work and dedication during these very difficult times.

“The family would be grateful for privacy at this extremely sad time.”


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