Liverpool Legend Ian St John dies at age 82

Former Liverpool and Scotland forward, Ian St John dies at age 82

Former Liverpool and Scotland forward Ian St John has dies at the age of 82 after a long illness. Ian was Liverpool favourite forward  who joined the club  from hometown team Motherwell, Scotland in 1961 for a club record  transfer fee of £37,500.

Liverpool Legend Ian St John dies at age 82
Former Liverpool and Scotland forward Ian St John has dies at the age of 82 after a long illness. Ian was Liverpool favourite forward  who joined the club  from hometown team Motherwell, Scotland in 1961 for a club record  transfer fee of £37,500. He played 425 games for “You will never walk alone”, scoring 118 goals. He won two top-flight titles and scored the decisive goal as Liverpool lifted their first FA Cup in 1965. St John also earned 21 Scotland caps and managed Motherwell and Portsmouth.
He latter enjoyed a successful career as a TV pundit, teaming up with former England striker Jimmy Greaves to front the hugely popular ‘Saint and Greavsie’ show which ran until 1992.

The statement from St John family  said:

It is with a heavy heart that we have to inform you that after a long illness we have lost a husband, father and grandfather. He passed away peacefully with his family at his bedside. We would like to thank all the staff at Arrowe Park Hospital for their hard work and dedication during these very difficult times.

The reigning Premier League champions Liverpool are saddened by the fallen of their Anfield legend, Ian St John.

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