Ray Clemence Dies at the Age of 72 after Battling with Prostate Cancer since 2005
Ray Clemence, former England, Tottenham & Liverpool goalkeeper dies at the age of 72. On Sunday, November 15, Clemence, generally regarded as one of the best football goalkeepers died following a long struggle with sickness.
Clemence who was diagnosed with prostate cancer back in 2005 played 61 times for England. Later on, he was employed to work as part of the England team.
As a Liverpool goalkeeper, Clemence became a three-time European Cup winner and five-time league champion. This were his best career moments in football.
To top it up, during his time at Anfield, Clemence lifted the League Cup, FA Cup, and 2 UEFA Cups.
In 1981, Clemence joined Tottenham after a successful transfer and good stay in Anfield. In 1982, he went to help the Paddys win the FA Cup making it a memorable 1981/1982 season for the Spurs.
Since his death, people have taken it to social media to pay their tribute to the legendary goalkeeper.
“We’re deeply saddened by the passing of one of the greatest-ever goalkeepers, Ray Clemence,” Liverpool posted on Twitter.
“The thoughts of everyone at Liverpool Football Club are with Ray’s family and many friends,” the English champions added.
On their part, Spurs said: “We are deeply saddened to report the passing of legendary former goalkeeper Ray Clemence.”
“We extend our deepest sympathies to Ray’s family and many friends throughout the game at this sad time,” the London club mourned.