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Died former England goalkeeper, the participant of two world Championships

8 December on 80-m to year of life died former England goalkeeper and «Sheffield United» Alan Hodgkinson, reports The Star.

Alan Hodgkinson defended gate «Sheffield United» in the years 1954-71. Conducted 576 appearances for the club.

In 1957-60, he played five matches in the national team of England. He was a member of two world Championships – in 1958 and 1962. On the margins of Sweden, and Chile he’s not spent a single match.

At the world championship in 1962 Alan was Hodgkinson changer Ron Springett.

At the end of his playing career he was a goalkeeping coach at many British clubs, including «Glasgow Rangers», «Everton», «Aston Villa», «Manchester city».

In 2008 Alan Hodgkinson became a knight of the Order of the British Empire.




Died former England goalkeeper, the participant of two world Championships 09.12.2015

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