Rangers legend's verdict on best save he has ever seen

JASON MacPHERSON from Milngavie asked DJ:

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Derek thought that Steve Simonsen's save against Forfar was fabulous but not the best he has seen
Derek thought that Steve Simonsen's save against Forfar was fabulous but not the best he has seen

What is the best save you have ever seen?

Steve Simonsen got a lot of praise for his save against Forfar this week. And rightly so. It was a fabulous block.

But the best save I have ever seen was, without a shadow of a doubt, Gordon Banks against Brazil at the 1970 World Cup in Mexico.

Jairzinho played a wonderful ball in from the right wing and Pele rose brilliantly and headed the ball down at goal.

I was certain it was in. How the England keeper Banks managed to get down and palm it over the crossbar I will never know.

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