Ron Henry: Former Tottenham and England defender dies, aged 80

Ron Henry
Ron Henry pictured in August 1962

Former Tottenham and England defender Ron Henry has died at the age of 80.

Left-back Henry played in the Spurs side that won the league and FA Cup Double in 1961, the FA Cup in 1962 and the European Cup Winners' Cup in 1963.

Henry, whose grandson Ronnie plays for League Two side Stevenage, made one appearance for England - in a 5-2 defeat by France in February 1963.

He made 247 league appearances for Tottenham, scoring one goal, after signing as a professional in 1955.

Spurs said on their website:external-link "We extend our condolences to his family at this sad time."