England's World Cup winning great Stiles dies aged 78

England's World Cup winning great Stiles dies aged 78

Nobby Stiles. Credit: Reuters file photo

Former England and Manchester United midfielder Nobby Stiles has died aged 78 after a long battle with illness, his family said on Friday.

Stiles won the World Cup with England in 1966 as well as the European Cup with United two years later.