Former English international player Trevor Cherry dies at 72

Former English international player Trevor Cherry dies at 72

first_imgFormer English international defender Trevor Cherry, a member of the legendary Leeds United that caused a sensation in the 70s, died this Wednesday at the age of 72, according to the club.Cherry, who played nearly 500 games with Leeds and who played in the Inlgaterra team 27 times, died “suddenly and unexpectedly,” notes the note issued by the entity.“Leeds United are shocked and deeply saddened by the news that legendary club player Trevor Cherry passed away suddenly and unexpectedly at the age of 72,” said the statement, in which the English club recalled that the defender played 486 games, between all competitions, with this team between 1972 and 1986. Cherry, born in Huddersfield, where he played in 1965, signed for Leeds, who was then training Don Revie in 1972. The following year, he contributed to the dispute of the final of the 1973 European Cup Winners’ Cup, which he lost to Milan, and of the Cup. England, in which he fell against Sunderland.A season later he played 38 games for Leeds, who won his second English League title and in 1975 played in the European Cup final, which he lost to Bayern Munich. He then became the team captain.last_img

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