Norman Hunter

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Former Leeds United and England team mates Jackie Charlton and Norman Hunter pictured in 1965. File photograph: Getty Images

Leeds owner Andrea Radrizzani paid special tribute to Norman Hunter and Jack Charlton in the wake of the club’s Premier League return. United are bac(...)

Leeds United’s Ezgjan Alioski scores his side’s second against Fulham. Photograph: Martin Rickett/PA

Leeds 3 Fulham 0 Leeds returned to the top of the Sky Bet Championship with an emphatic 3-0 home win against promotion rivals Fulham. Patrick Bamfor(...)

Andrew (Andy) O’Halloran.

This article is one of a series about people who have died with coronavirus in Ireland and among the diaspora. Read more at irishtimes.com/covid-19-li(...)

Former England and Leeds defender Norman Hunter has died aged 76. Photograph: PA

Former England and Leeds defender Norman Hunter has died aged 76. Hunter, who made 28 appearances for the Three Lions and was part of the 1966 World (...)

Leeds United’s Norman Hunter slides in to tackle  Liverpool’s Roger Hunt  during the 1965 FA Cup final at Wembley Stadium. Photograph: PA Wire

Leeds say club great Norman Hunter remains “severely unwell” in hospital, having been admitted with Covid-19 last Friday. Hunter, 76, was part of Eng(...)

 Former Liverpool player and manager Kenny Dalglish has tested positive for coronavirus and is in hospital but is showing no symptoms, his family have announced in a statement. Photograph:  Nick Potts/PA Wire

Liverpool legend Kenny Dalglish has tested positive for coronavirus while in hospital for treatment of a different infection, his family have announce(...)

Lamine Fakho of Leeds and Thomas Morgan of Shels in action during the Dublin Tournament at Tolka Park in 2003. Photograph: Kieran Clancy/Inpho

There is the odd diehard out there who gives Joe Casey a slightly tough time on occasion over his devotion to Leeds United but most people who follow (...)

Martin Peters: technique and opportunism were supreme assets that took him to the World Cup finals. Photograph: Central Press/Hulton Archive/Getty

Martin Peters Born: November 8th, 1943 Died: December 21st, 2019 Martin Peters, who has died aged 76, was a key figure in England’s 1966 World Cu(...)

Wales defender Neil Taylor is shown a red card by Italian referee Nicola Rizzoli for his tackle on Seamus Coleman. Photograph: Getty Images

Stop me if you have heard this one before, but Neil Taylor really isn’t that sort of player. Like his fellow Wales full-back Chris Gunter he is one of(...)

Over the years I’d pluck a name from the mind’s eye to describe a young player. We all do. Once in a blue moon I’d nudge Noel O’Reilly, my late partner in crime, and nod towards a tall, languid boy with every skill under the sun, “bit of Cruyff about him .  . .”

Up until 1974 Ireland never feared Holland. We were always expected to beat them. But that World Cup changed perceptions. Back then European teams we(...)

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