Former Liverpool winger Peter Thompson dies aged 76

Former Liverpool and England winger Peter Thompson has died at the age of 76, the Premier League club have announced.

Signed by Bill Shankly from Preston in 1963, Thompson went on to become a mainstay on the left flank for the Reds as he racked up more than 400 appearances and two First Division titles during his decade-long stay at Anfield.

Liverpool wrote on their official Twitter feed: "We're deeply saddened by the passing of former winger Peter Thompson. RIP Peter." 311159 DEC 18