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12:45 PM 17th April 2020

Comment From The Leader Of Council As Leeds United Legend Passes Away

Norman Hunter
Norman Hunter
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."