Former Liverpool FC and Scotland ahead Ian St John dies at age of 82
St. John joined for a club-record payment from Scottish workforce Motherwell whereas Liverpool was within the second division.
Liverpool: Ian St. John, the previous Liverpool ahead who scored the profitable objective to seal the membership’s first FA Cup title and was a key participant of their rebuild underneath Invoice Shankly within the Nineteen Sixties, has died. He was 82.
St. John died on Monday following sickness, Liverpool mentioned on Tuesday.
A Scotland worldwide who later fronted the favored British TV present “Saint and Greavsie” alongside one other former participant, Jimmy Greaves, St. John performed 425 video games for Liverpool from 1961-71 and scored 118 objectives.
No objective was greater than the one he scored in further time to clinch a 2-1 win for Liverpool over Leeds within the 1965 FA Cup ultimate.
We’re deeply saddened by the passing of a real Anfield legend, Ian St John.
The ideas of everybody at Liverpool Soccer Membership are with Ian’s household and pals at this unhappy and troublesome time.
Relaxation in peace, Ian St John 1938-2021.
— Liverpool FC (@LFC) March 2, 2021
St. John joined for a club-record payment from Scottish workforce Motherwell whereas Liverpool was within the second division and, alongside Ron Yeats, was a part of the backbone of a workforce which earned promotion then gained the English league title in 1964 and ’66.
Liverpool described St. John as a “legend” and described his FA Cup ultimate winner towards Leeds as “one of the vital iconic objectives in Liverpool’s historical past.”
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