Former England and Wolves inside-forward Peter Broadbent has died aged 80
Peter Broadbent has died at the age of 80.
The former England international and FA Cup winner died peacefully at 2am at a nursing home in Himley after suffering from Alzheimer’s Disease for several years.
He was part of England’s 1958 World Cup squad and in total scored two goals in seven appearances for the Three Lions.
Broadbent was part of the Wolverhampton Wanderers side that won the Football League title three times, in 1954, 1958 and 1959 and also the FA Cup in 1960.
Leaving Wolves in 1965, he joined Shrewsbury Town and also played for Aston Villa, Stockport County and Bromsgrove Rovers before hanging up his boots.
Our thoughts are with his family at friends at this sad time.