English Premiership

Spurs legend passes away

2014-12-28 15:12
Tottenham Hotspur (File)

London - Former Tottenham Hotspur left-back Ron Henry, a member of the club's feted 1961 Double-winning team, has died aged 80, the Premier League side have announced.

Henry played in the Spurs team that won the league and FA Cup double in 1961, as well as the 1962 FA Cup and the 1963 European Cup Winners' Cup.

He played 247 times for Tottenham, scoring one goal, and was also capped once by England.

"It is with great sadness that we record the death of our double-winning left-back Ron Henry who passed away this (Saturday) afternoon at a Harpenden hospice," Spurs said in a statement.

"We extend our condolences to his family at this sad time."

 

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