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Angoose
When: 15 Nov 20 16:31
Former Tottenham, Liverpool and England goalkeeper Ray Clemence has died, aged 72.

An £18,000 signing from Scunthorpe by Bill Shankly, Clemence was part of the all-conquering Reds team of the 1970s and early 1980s, winning the First Division five times along with three European Cups and further domestic trophies.

He moved to Spurs in 1981 for a fee of £300,000, picking up a FA Cup winners' medal in his first season and the Uefa Cup two years later. He retird in 1988 and went on to join the Tottenham coaching staff.

He won 61 England caps, which would undoubtedly have been many more had he not been competing with Peter Shilton, who accumulated 125, for the number one shirt.

Clemence is survived by his wife Veronica, son Stephen - a former player himself and now a coach - and daughters Sarah and Julie.
By:
bungalow bill
When: 15 Nov 20 16:35
Very sorry to hear that.

He had been poorly for some time.

RIP Ray.
By:
geordie1956
When: 15 Nov 20 16:45
Another name from my teens who has passed away ... the list gets ever longer
RIP to an excellent keeper ... good enough for Shankly which tells you all you need to know
By:
loui
When: 15 Nov 20 16:49
Our greatest keeper Rip super Ray
By:
Angoose
When: 15 Nov 20 16:50
Former England, Liverpool and Tottenham goalkeeper Ray Clemence has died aged 72 on Sunday.

In a statement, the Clemence family said he "passed away peacefully today, surrounded by his loving family".

"After fighting so hard, for such a long time, he's now at peace and in no more pain."

Clemence, who won five league titles and three European Cups with Liverpool between 1967 and 1981, was diagnosed with advanced prostate cancer in 2005.

He also lifted the FA Cup, League Cup and two Uefa Cups during his time at Anfield.

In total, he made 470 league appearances for Liverpool before joining Tottenham.

During his seven-year spell at Spurs, Clemence helped the club retain the FA Cup in 1982 and clocked up 330 appearances.

The legendary goalkeeper, capped by England on 61 occasions, also worked on Tottenham's coaching staff and was inducted into the club's Hall of Fame in November 2014.
By:
second again
When: 15 Nov 20 16:51
He had a great career.RIPSad
By:
wedge1
When: 15 Nov 20 17:06
a totally likeable man who spent 15 years fighting cancer god rest sir legend
By:
----you-have-to-laugh---
When: 15 Nov 20 17:34
Sad news, top goalie.
By:
sparrow
When: 15 Nov 20 17:43
Excellent keeper. R.I.P. Ray.
By:
1830
When: 15 Nov 20 17:57
1970s
There was  only one Liverpool player id have picked or wanted to have played for my beloved EVERTON,that player was RAY CLEMENCE.
R.I.P to an all time great.
Gutted.
By:
Charlton2005
When: 15 Nov 20 18:16
Along with Keegan, my first hero.

Never forget the reception he got from the Kop when returning with Spurs.

RIP
By:
invicta
When: 15 Nov 20 20:14
very sad news, RIP Ray.
By:
ericster
When: 15 Nov 20 20:27
Charlton2005,
the memory of RC, walking out to face the kop that day will stay with me forever and I'm no football-fan. As he walked toward them, I can see it now, he raised his arms up to the sky in a kind of "V" shape and he got a standing ovation, every one in that stand stood and cheered and saluted him. It was breath-taking. Can you imagine how that must have felt? Talk about coming home.
By:
Capt__F
When: 15 Nov 20 20:38
RIP Ray
Class Legend
By:
Charlton2005
When: 16 Nov 20 18:24
ericster
15 Nov 20 20:27
Joined: 10 Mar 02 | Topic/replies: 2,939 | Blogger: ericster's blog
Charlton2005,
the memory of RC, walking out to face the kop that day will stay with me forever and I'm no football-fan. As he walked toward them, I can see it now, he raised his arms up to the sky in a kind of "V" shape and he got a standing ovation, every one in that stand stood and cheered and saluted him. It was breath-taking. Can you imagine how that must have felt? Talk about coming home.


amazing. brings tears to my eyes reliving it now.
By:
sofaking
When: 16 Nov 20 18:34
RIP.
By:
rommel
When: 16 Nov 20 18:41
was the biggest nutter at the club by all accounts,made to be a keep,rip ray
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