Norman Hunter

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Norman Hunter
Norman Hunter.jpg
Hunter in 1969
Personal information
Date of birth (1943-10-29)29 October 1943
Place of birth Eighton Banks, Gateshead,
County Durham, England
Date of death 17 April 2020(2020-04-17) (aged 76)
Place of death Leeds, West Yorkshire, England
Height 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m)
Playing position Centre back
Youth career
1959–1962 Leeds United
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1962–1976 Leeds United 540 (18)
1976–1979 Bristol City 108 (4)
1979–1982 Barnsley 31 (0)
Total 679 (22)
National team
1965–1974 England 28 (2)
Teams managed
1980–1984 Barnsley
1985–1987 Rotherham United
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Norman Hunter (29 October 1943[1] – 17 April 2020) was an English former footballer. He played for Leeds United, Bristol City, Barnsley and England.

Hunter was hospitalised for COVID-19 in Leeds on 10 April 2020.[2] He died on 17 April from the infection, aged 76.[3]

References[change | change source]

  1. "England players: Norman Hunter". englandfootballonline. 6 April 2016. Retrieved 16 July 2018.
  2. "Norman Hunter: Leeds United legend dies after contracting coronavirus". BBC News. 17 April 2020. Retrieved 17 April 2020.
  3. Ouiza, Malik (17 April 2020). "Norman Hunter dead: Leeds United legend dies aged 76 after contracting coronavirus". Evening Standard. Retrieved 17 April 2020.