Has peter lorimer died?

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Peter Patrick Lorimer was a Scottish professional footballer, best known for his time with Leeds United and Scotland during the late 1960s and early 1970s. An attacking midfielder, he was renowned for his powerful strikes from distance.

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Also, What illness did Peter Lorimer die of?

Leeds United's top ever goalscorer, Peter Lorimer has passed away at the age of 74 after the Scotsman battled a long-term brain illness for many months.

Secondly, Who has died from Leeds United?. Former Leeds United player Terry Cooper has died aged 77, the club have announced. The former midfielder made 351 appearances for the club in all competitions, scoring 11 goals between 1964 and 1975.

Also asked, Which Leeds footballer died?

Former Leeds United and England player Paul Madeley has died at the age of 73 after a long battle with Parkinson's disease, British media reported on Monday.

Why is the BBC moving to Leeds?

The BBC has expanded its three-year partnership with the National Film and Television School in Leeds with the aim to strengthen diversity across the UK through 20 funded bursaries. ... The move will follow the relocation of Channel 4's national headquarters to Leeds.

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Who is Leeds United all time top scorer?

Record goalscorers
  • Allan Clarke 151.
  • Tom Jennings 117.
  • Billy Bremner 115.
  • Johnny Giles 114.
  • Mick Jones 111.
  • Charlie Keetley 110.
  • Jack Charlton 96.
  • Russell Wainscoat 93.

Was Peter Lorimer married?

He is survived by his second wife, Susan, and by two sons, Simon and Jamie, from his first marriage to Gillian (nee Price), which ended in divorce.

Who did Peter Lorimer marry?

WIFE The Leeds united striker was married to Linda Gray though less is known about her and they had two children together. CHILDREN Peter and Gill had two children together tho less information about them is known.

Did Peter Lorimer have the hardest shot in football?

Peter Lorimer, who has died aged 74, is Leeds record scorer with 'hardest shot in football' clocked at 90mph.

Did Peter Lorimer own a pub?

Description - This is Peter Lorimer, a famous ex footballer who who played for Leeds United in the 60s and 70s. These days he runs The Commercial pub in Holbeck around the corner from where I work.

How long has Peter Lorimer been ill?

On 26 February 2021, it was announced that Lorimer had been placed under hospice care due to a long-term illness. He died on 20 March 2021, aged 74.

How many goals did Peter Lorimer score for Leeds?

In his two spells with Leeds United Lorimer amassed a grand total of 676 appearances, scoring 238 goals.

What pub did Peter Lorimer have?

When he was 40, Lorimer hung up his boots but Leeds remained an integral part of his life. He combined running a pub in Holbeck, close to Elland Road, with football punditry on local radio and serving as the fans' representative on the Leeds board.

What happened to Terry Yorath?

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Has managed Swansea (twice), Bradford City, Bradford City, Sheffield Wednesday, Wales, Lebanon and most recently in 2009 Margate. Daughter Gabby is a television presenter who is married to former rugby star Kenny Logan.

Who is Man United biggest rival?

A 2003 poll by the Football Fans Census showed that while Leeds fans still consider Manchester United to be their main rivals, Manchester United fans consider Liverpool to be their main rivals, followed by Manchester City, Chelsea and Arsenal.

Who is Everton's all-time top scorer?

All-Time Top Scorers
  • Dixie Dean (383)
  • Graeme Sharp (159)
  • Bob Latchford (138)
  • Sandy Young (125)
  • Joe Royle (119)

Is BBC moving to Leeds?

Two BBC News teams will move to Leeds; the Learning and Identity team and some of the new UK Insight team. The move is part of the wider “BBC Across the UK” plan and aligns with the government's commitment to 'levelling-up' the north of England and other parts of the UK.

Who passed away in 2020?

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Who passed in 2020?

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