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Sport Leeds legend Terry Cooper dies aged 77

01:36  01 august  2021
01:36  01 august  2021 Source:   skysports.com

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Former Leeds defender Terry Cooper has died at the age of 77 . Cooper made 351 appearances for Leeds between 1962 and 1975 during one of the most successful periods in the club's history. The full-back scored the only goal in the 1968 League Cup final against Arsenal at Wembley and was part of the side that won the First Division title the following season. He also won 20 caps for England and played at the 1970 World Cup in Mexico. Cooper left Leeds for Middlesbrough in 1975 and also had spells at Bristol City, Bristol Rovers and Doncaster Rovers, before retiring from playing after a second spell at

The former Leeds defender Terry Cooper has died at the age of 77 . The left-back, who won 20 caps for England, played 351 times for the club between 1964 and 1975, scoring 11 times. One of those goals was the winning goal in the 1968 League Cup final against Arsenal and he played a key part in A club legend , Cooper amassed 351 appearances for the Whites, scoring 11 goals, during Leeds ’ most successful era to date. “The thoughts of everyone at Leeds United are with Terry ’s family and friends at this difficult time. Rest in peace, Terry .” Cooper made his England debut in 1970 and was

Former Leeds United left-back Terry Cooper has died aged 77.

Cooper, who won 20 caps for England, played 351 times for the club between 1964 and 1975, scoring 11 times.

Terry Cooper smiling for the camera: Former Leeds United defender Terry Cooper has died at the age of 77 © PA Former Leeds United defender Terry Cooper has died at the age of 77

One of those was the winning goal in the 1968 League Cup final against Arsenal and he played a key part in the club's First Division title the following season.

A Leeds statement on their website read: "Leeds United are devastated to learn of the passing of Terry Cooper at the age of 77.

"A club legend, Cooper amassed 351 appearances for the Whites, scoring 11 goals, during Leeds' most successful era to date.

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"The thoughts of everyone at Leeds United are with Terry's family and friends at this difficult time. Rest in peace, Terry."

Cooper made his England debut in 1970 and was the first choice left-back at the World Cup in the same year.

He later went on to manage Bristol Rovers, Bristol City, Exeter (twice) and Birmingham.

Exeter tweeted: "Exeter City is deeply saddened to hear of the passing of Terry Cooper at the age of 77. Terry managed the Grecians to the Fourth Division championship in 1990. Our thoughts are with Terry's friends and family."

Terry Cooper playing a game of frisbee: Terry Cooper scored an iconic goal to help Leeds beat Arsenal in the 1968 League Cup final © PA Terry Cooper scored an iconic goal to help Leeds beat Arsenal in the 1968 League Cup final Terry Cooper smiling for the camera: PA: Terry Cooper, Leeds United.July 1969 © PA PA: Terry Cooper, Leeds United.July 1969

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