Legendary Chelsea Goalkeeper, Peter Bonetti Is Dead, Aged 78

   Peter Bonetti dead: Former Chelsea and England goalkeeper 'The Cat ...
Former Chelsea goalkeeper Peter Bonetti has passed away at the age of 78 after battling a long term illness, the London club announced.

Bonetti nicknamed ‘The Cat’, played for Chelsea for almost two decades had up to 729 appearances for the Blues from 1959 to 1979 becoming the second-highest all-time appearance maker for the club.

              Legendary Chelsea goalkeeper Peter Bonetti passes away at the age of 78
        
Bonetti won the 1970 FA Cup with Chelsea during his time at the club and made seven appearances for the England national team.

Chelsea’s statement on Bonetti’s death read:
“Chelsea Football Club is hugely saddened to announce the passing today of one of our indisputably all-time great players, Peter Bonetti.

“Our former goalkeeper had been suffering from long-term illness. All at Chelsea wish to send our heartfelt and deepest condolences to Peter’s family and friends.”

                    Legendary Chelsea goalkeeper Peter Bonetti passes away at the age of 78

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