Hundreds of mourners attended the funeral of Gordon West at Liverpool's Anglican Cathedral today, 18th June 2012.
Everton fans, many wearing blue, broke into applause when the keeper's coffin covered in an Everton flag was carried into the Cathedral.
Tributes were paid by Everton president, Sir Philip Carter and former Club chaplain Harry Ross.
There were more than 30 of Westy's former team mates present including Derek Temple, Tommy Wright, John Hurst, Joe Royle, Colin Harvey, Peter Reid, Cliff Marshall, Ronnie Goodlass, Duncan McKenzie, John Bailey, Frank Darcy, George Telfer and Dave Hickson. (18/06/12)
Everton legend Gordon West has died today, 10th June 2012 aged 69. The Everton goalkeeper was a regular in the team that won championship in 1962-63 and in 1969-70 and the FA Cup in 1966.
Everton signed Westy from Blackpool for £27,000, then a British record transfer fee for a goalkeeper. Gordon Also won 3 caps foe England.
As well as playing for Everton for 11 years, making over 400 appearances, Westy became a great favourite with the fans as an after dinner speaker when he finished playing.
Deepest sympathy to all his family and friends from all at Blue Kipper. (10/06/12)
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