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Re: If you're referring to Roy Vernon he was revered by everyone in my age group. I don't think he
He was certainly my hero back then. He did have a penalty saved away at Spurs on 24 March 1962. That was the only miss in his Everton career.
I saw him have one saved by Dave Gaskell in the 63 Charity Shield but the referee ordered a retake & Roy made no mistake.
ever missed a penalty. He also used to put his ciggy out as he emerged from the tunnel for the kickoff.