Sir Tom Finney's coffin has left Preston Minster after a service attended by 600 invited guests, including the football legend's former England colleagues Sir Bobby Charlton and Jimmy Armfield.
Thousands more watched on outside and at Preston North End's Deepdale stadium as a town paid tributes to one of the nation's greatest-ever players.
Sir Tom Finney always played with pride for Preston North End. Today Preston proudly said goodbye to its favourite son.
Thousands of people are expected to turn out for the funeral of celebrated footballer Sir Tom Finney in Preston today.