11,000 Retweets - Gordon Banks Shirt Campaign Wants Premier League Keepers To Wear Blue Kit

Former Stoke and Leicester goalkeeper Gordon Banks died on Tuesday, aged 81. Now a A Twitter campaign to allow Premier League goalkeepers to wear special shirts in memory of England World Cup winner Gordon Banks has gained over 11,000 retweets.



Campaign Wants Premier League Keepers To Wear Blue Shirts in Honor Of Gordon Banks




BBC Broadcaster Danny Baker suggested that each keeper would wear a a blue shirt bearing the number one on the back during the next set of fixtures. He Tweet was very popular, and amongst others, gained the support from Match of the Day presenter Gary Lineker, who said it would be a "perfect tribute".



Gordon Banks made his famous save against Brazil wearing a blue goalkeeper kit, while he most often used a yellow keeper shirt.

The next round of Premier League fixtures starts on Friday, 22 February.



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