Ray Clemence, Former England and Liverpool Goalkeeper, Dies at the Age of 72

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Former Liverpool and England goalkeeper Ray Clemence passed away at the age of 72. Clemence, a five-time league champion and three-time European Cup winner with Liverpool, was regarded as one of the greatest goalkeepers of his generation and a giant figure between the sticks. He also won the FA Cup and UEFA Cup with Tottenham Hotspur and represented the England national football team in 61 matches. He was diagnosed with prostate cancer in 2005 and died on November 15.

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"With great sadness, we write to let you know that Ray Clemence passed away peacefully today, surrounded by his loving family," Sky Sports quoted a statement from the Clemence family. "After fighting so hard, for such a long time, he's now at peace and in no more pain. The family would like to say a huge thank you, for all the love and support that he's received over the years. He was loved so much by us all and he will never be forgotten."

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Clemence started his career with Scunthorpe United in 1966 and made 46 appearances for them before joining Liverpool a year later. He went to make 665 appearances for Liverpool and was part of five top-division winning sides and also won three European Cups, two UEFA Cups and a European Super Cup, FA Cup and League Cup each with the Reds. He left Liverpool in 1981 and joined Tottenham and played 240 times for them.