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Wolves legend Ron Flowers' career remembered - GALLERY

Ron Flowers has sadly passed away, aged 87 - take a look at our photo gallery of his life and career.


The midfielder was an integral part of Wolves' most successful era on the pitch, making more than 500 appearances for the club.

He also earned 45 caps for his country and was part of the 1966 England World Cup winning squad.

Take a look at our gallery below:

Wolves skipper Bill Slater lifts the FA Cup at Wembley. Ron Flowers can also be seen.
Former Wolverhampton Wanderers and England footballer Ron Flowers carrying the match ball. (AMA)
Jonathan Hayward, Ron Flowers and John Gough in the directors box. (AMA)
Ron Flowers.
Billy Wright leads out the England team for his 100th cap followed by Ron Flowers (3rd in line) and Peter Broadbent (5th in line).
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Ron Flowers pictured in his youth.
Wolves in 1959, Ron Flowers can be seen in the back line.
Wolverhampton Wanderers goalkeeper Malcolm Finlayson saves from Aston Villa's centre-forward Gerry Hitchens (centre) during the FA Cup semi-final held at The Hawthorns. On the right is Wolves left-half Ron Flowers..
England International Ron Flowers of Wolverhampton Wanderers in action.
Wolverhampton Wanderers FC 1964-65. Ron Flowers can be seen in the middle row.
England's World Cup footballers wave before leaving London Airport. From top: Gerry Hitchins, Stan Anderson, Johnny Haynes, Ron Flowers (left), Jimmy Greaves (right), Bobby Robson, Peter Swan, Ron Springett (face hidden), Bobby Charlton, Ray Wilson (face hidden), Jimmy Armfield, John Connolly, Alan Peacock and Bobby Smith.
Roger Hunt putts watched by Ron Flowers and John Connelly
Members of the England team to meet Austria at Wembley. Left to right: Jimmy Armfield, Ron Flowers, Peter Swan, Ron Springett, Hodgkinson, Stan Anderson, Bobby Moore, McNeil. Front row: John Connelly, Roger Hunt, Ray Crawford, Johnny Haynes, James Melia and Bobby Charlton.
England players Jimmy Armfield, left, and Ron Flowers.
Ron Flowers can be seen in the back row.
Wolverhampton Wanderers who retained their Football League First Division Championship with 61 points from 42 games. Pictured with the trophy are. (back row l-r) Gwyn Jones, Eddie Clamp, Bill Slater, Malcolm Finlayson, Edward Stuart, Ron Flowers, George Showell, John Harris. (front row l-r-) Stanley Cullis (manager), Michael Lill, Peter Broadbent, Colin Booth, Billy Wright, Jim Murray, Bobby Mason, Norman Deeley and Joe Gardiner (trainer).
Wolverhampton Wanderers captain Bill Slater holds the FA Cup aloft as he is chaired by his jubilant teammates: (back row, l-r) Gerry Harris, Malcolm Finlayson, Ron Flowers, Peter Broadbent, Eddie Clamp, George Showell; (front row, l-r) Barry Stobart, Des Horne, Jimmy Murray, Norman Deeley.
England's victorious players carry their captain aloft with the Championship Trophy. (l-r) Bobby Smith, Bobby Robson, Jimmy Greaves, Bryan Douglas, Ron Flowers, Peter Swan, captain Johnny Haynes (with trophy), Jimmy Armfield and Mike McNeil.
Former players association president Ron Flowers and chairman Mike Bailey.
Ron Flowers.
Ron Flowers
Jack Price of Wolverhampton Wanderers shakes hands with Ron Flowers. (AMA)
Ron Flowers