Liverpool legend Roger Hunt’s funeral details: can the public attend, when does it take place?

The Kop icon will be laid to rest on Thursday and fans are invited to pay their respects.

Roger Hunt, 1938 to 2021.

Liverpool legend Roger Hunt’s funeral will take place tomorrow.

The former striker will be laid to rest after he died peacefully at home at the age of 83 last month.

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Can I attend?

The public is welcome to attend the 1966 World Cup winner’s funeral.

It takes place at 11.00 BST on Thursday, 14 October, at Liverpool Cathedral.

Supporters paying their respects can do so until the cathedral is up to its capacity.

How else can I pay my respects?

Those who cannot attend the service will be able to say their goodbyes to Hunt at Anfield.

As a mark of his respect, his hearse will pause outside Liverpool’s stadium at approximately 10:20 on its way to the cathedral.

Background

Hunt is a Kop icon and etched into Anfield folklore.

Joining Liverpool from Stockton Heath in 1958, Hunt scored 285 goals before leaving for Bolton in 1969.

During his time on Merseyside, he helped the Reds win two First Division titles, the Second Division and the FA Cup.

He was also part of England’s 1966 World Cup-winning squad. He played in all six games for the Three Lions, including the 4-2 defeat of West Germany in the final, and bagged three goals in the tournament.