23/02/2000 England great Sir Stanley Matthews dies aged 85
Sir Stanley Matthews Remembered - 1915 - 2000
Sir Stanley Matthews on the famous 1953 FA Cup Final between Blackpool and Bolton Wanderers
SPORTSMAN'S FAREWELL - SIR STANLEY MATTHEWS FAREWELL MATCH - SOUND
Sir Stanley Matthews 100th Birthday Dinner
Stanley Matthews Honoured (1956)
Sir Stanley Matthews is often regarded as one of the greatest British football players. At the age of 85, while on a holiday in Tenerife, Matthews had fallen ill which led to his death. The funeral service took place in Stoke. He was subsequently cremated and his ashes buried beneath the center circle of Stoke City’s Britannia Stadium.