Sir Stanley Matthews, aged 50, presents a souvenir ball to the spectators before playing a farewell match for the Stanley Matthews XI against a World XI at Stoke City's Victoria Ground, where he began his career 33 years earlier.
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Sport, Football, Circa 1970, Stanley Matthews at home
Sir Stanley Matthews, aged 50, hangs up his boots for the last time after playing a farewell match for the Stanley Matthews XI against a World XI at Stoke City's Victoria Ground, where he began his career 33 years earlier.
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Stanley Matthews and Nilton Santos during England versus Brazil, an International Friendly at Wembley Stadium, 9th May 1956. England won 4-2.
Sport, Football, 23rd July 1954, A portrait of Blackpool and England's Stanley Matthews wearing his England blazer
November 1954, Stanley Matthews, Blackpool and England, The 'wizard of dribble' played 54 times for England in a long career, spanning with his clubs 36 years
Football, 1953, A group of Blackpool players enjoy aa relaxing bath after the game, they include, Stanley Matthews, Ernest Taylor, and Cole
Stanley Matthews outside-right for England and Blackpool FC, in action during a match for Blackpool.
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Football, 1951, A portrait of Stanley Matthews of Blackpool and England
Blackpool Football Club player Stanley Matthews with his wife and children in Blackpool.