Comment From The Leader Of Council As Leeds United Legend Passes Away
Leader of Leeds City Council Councillor Judith Blake said:
"I am absolutely heartbroken to hear the tragic news that Norman has passed away. He was a legend on the pitch and an absolute gentleman off it.
"It was a true honour to see him awarded the Freedom of the City with his teammates last December. Along with thousands of people in Leeds and beyond Norman Hunter was a hero of mine and I have treasured memories of watching him play as a child.
"Our thoughts and heartfelt condolences are with his family, friends, former teammates and everyone connected with Leeds United. This is a very sad day for the city of Leeds."