Nobby Stiles: Member of England's World Cup-winning team dies aged 78

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Nobby Stiles, a member of England's 1966 World Cup-winning team, has died aged 78.

His family said the midfielder passed away peacefully, "surrounded by his family after a long illness".

Stiles played every minute of the 1966 campaign, and was credited with keeping Portugal striker Eusebio quiet during the semi-final.

His most-match celebration after the final, in which England beat West Germany 4-2, saw him holding the World Cup trophy in one hand and his false teeth in the other.

Stiles was also part of the Manchester United side which became the first English club to win the European Cup two years later, when they beat Benfica in the final at Wembley.

The tough-tackling holding midfielder won league titles with the Red Devils in 1965 and 1967.

Stiles was born during a Second World War air raid in Collyhurst, Manchester, in May 1942, agreeing apprentice terms with United in 1959.