Former England captain Chris Pusey has died after a long illness at the age of 51. His funeral will take place at Thornton Crematorium, Maghull, Liverpool this Monday, October 14, at 1.30pm.

Peter Collins, who rode alongside him for Belle Vue and England, said: "Chris started at Belle Vue before me and he was my idol. The trips to Australia were probably the highlight of his career."

Pusey had a successful career, most notably with Belle Vue and Halifax.