The Clemence family have released a statement following the deeply sad news of the passing of Liverpool legend Ray Clemence, aged 72.

With great sadness, we write to let you know that Ray Clemence passed away peacefully today, surrounded by his loving family.

After fighting so hard, for such a long time, he’s now at peace and in no more pain.

The family would like to say a huge thank you, for all the love and support that he’s received over the years. He was loved so much by us all and he will never be forgotten.

Rest in peace, Ray Clemence 1948-2020