Alan James Ball MBE (1945 – 2007). Professional English footballer and football club manager. He was the youngest member of England's 1966 World Cup winning team and played as a midfielder for various clubs, scoring more than 180 league goals in a career spanning 22 years.
- "He had that character and charisma that went with his ginger hair
and his squeaky voice. He was just a very special person." http://www.dailymail.co.uk/…/Mick-Channon-speaks-old-friend…
- "Red-haired, combative, though less aggressive than his father, an excellent user of the short pass..." https://www.theguardian.com/football/…/apr/25/thefiver.sport