Trevor Cherry, former Leeds and England defender, dies aged 72

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  • Leeds ‘shocked and deeply saddened by the news’
  • Cherry was part of club’s 1973-74 title wining team

The former England defender Trevor Cherry has died at the age of 72, his former club Leeds have announced. Cherry began his career with his hometown club, Huddersfield Town, and also played for and managed Bradford. He earned 27 caps for England and captained the national side on his penultimate appearance.

“Leeds United are shocked and deeply saddened by the news that club legend Trevor Cherry has passed away suddenly and unexpectedly at the age of 72,” the club said in a statement.

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