Tuesday 23 January 2018

Legendary Liverpool goalkeeper Tommy Lawrence dies age 77

Former Liverpool goalkeeper Tommy Lawrence
Former Liverpool goalkeeper Tommy Lawrence

Former Liverpool goalkeeper Tommy Lawrence has died at the age of 77, the club have announced.

The Scot made 390 appearances for the Reds between 1962 and 1971, helping Bill Shankly's side win two league titles and an FA Cup.

Lawrence, affectionately nicknamed 'The Flying Pig' due to his ability to make spectacular saves despite his stocky build, subsequently played for Tranmere, and he was capped three times by Scotland.

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