Former Liverpool and Scotland striker Ian St John has died at the age of 82 after a long illness.
St John was a key player in the Liverpool team in the 1960s under Bill Shankly which won two English league titles and an FA Cup.
The former forward made 425 appearances for the club over the course of a hugely successful decade between 1961 and 1971, scoring 118 goals.
St John moved to Merseyside from his hometown team Motherwell in 1961 for a club-record £37,500.
St John scored in extra time to secure Liverpool's first ever FA Cup with a 2-1 win over Leeds United in 1965.
A statement from the St John family said: "It is with a heavy heart that we have to inform you that after a long illness we have lost a husband, father and grandfather.
"He passed away peacefully with his family at his bedside. We would like to thank all the staff at Arrowe Park Hospital for their hard work and dedication during these very difficult times.
"The family would be grateful for privacy at this extremely sad time."
We are deeply saddened by the passing of a true Anfield legend, Ian St John.
The thoughts of everyone at Liverpool Football Club are with Ian's family and friends at this sad and difficult time.
Rest in peace, Ian St John 1938-2021.
— Liverpool FC (@LFC) March 2, 2021
St John left Liverpool in August 1971 and had spells with Hellenic in Cape Town, South Africa and Coventry City before retiring in 1973.
He also won 21 caps for Scotland and managed Motherwell and Portsmouth before he became well known as a pundit alongside another former player, Jimmy Greaves.
The pair hosted the hugely popular Saturday football television show Saint and Greavsie from 1985 to 1992.