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Former Leeds United and England defender Trevor Cherry has died aged 72, Championship membership proclaims


Former Leeds United defender Trevor Cherry has died on the age of 72, the membership introduced on Wednesday night.

Cherry was a stalwart of Yorkshire soccer having performed for Huddersfield, Leeds and Bradford in a profession that spanned 20 years.

Trevor Cherry performed 27 instances for England
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He additionally made 27 England caps between 1976 and 1980 along with his remaining look coming in its place in opposition to Spain within the 1980 European Championships.

Leeds United introduced the information on their Twitter account on Wednesday night.

They wrote: “#LUFC are shocked and deeply saddened by the information that membership legend Trevor Cherry has handed away. Our ideas are along with his household and pals at the moment.”

Cherry began his profession at Huddersfield in 1965 earlier than being signed by Don Revie at Leeds in 1972 for £100,000.

He gained the First Division title with Leeds within the 1973/74 season and went on to be the membership captain in 1976 when Billy Bremner left.

The defender joined Bradford in 1982 as player-manager and retired from enjoying three years later to focus on administration.

Trevor Cherry was despatched off in a pleasant in opposition to Argentina in 1977
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Cherry helped Leeds win the title within the 1973/74 season[/caption]

Huddersfield City additionally paid tribute to Cherry on Wednesday night following the information of his loss of life.

The membership wrote on Twitter: “Huddersfield City are devastated to be taught of the passing of former participant and director Trevor Cherry.

“The ideas and prayers of everybody at #htafc are with Trevor’s spouse Sue, sons Darren and Ian, daughter Danielle and his 5 grandchildren. RIP.”

Bradford Metropolis wrote: “Our ideas are with the household and pals of former participant and supervisor Trevor Cherry, who has sadly handed away on the age of 72. Relaxation in peace, Trevor.”





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