The former head of the youth Academy of Manchester United Eric Harrison has died on 81 year of life
As reported by Sky Sports, has left the life of Eric Harrison, formerly head of the Academy of Manchester United.
Former Academy coach “red devils” died on 82nd year of life, the reason for this was mixed dementia. The disease was discovered by a legendary coach of a youth team , four years ago.
Harrison was appointed major in the Academy of Manchester United in 1981. With his guidance, graduates of the Academy of red steel, one of the most legendary players in England, such as Ryan Giggs, Paul Scholes, David Beckham, Nicky butt, Gary and Phil Nevilles, later this group of students called “Class of 92”.
Recall that In England died one of the best goalkeepers in the football history, Gordon banks. The former goalkeeper of English national team passed away at the age of 81, reports the BBC. The cause of death of the legendary athlete was cancer that he was diagnosed with in December 2015.
Gordon banks famous for playing for England, which in 1966 became the world champion on a home world Cup. This victory at the world championship is still the only one in the history of the English national team.
In addition, in 1968 the goalkeeper in the national team of England won the bronze medal of the European Championship. The save from Gordon banks at the 1970 world Cup after hitting the legendary Brazilian Pele was voted the best in the history of football.
At club level, the English goalkeeper played for Chesterfield, Leicester city and Stoke city in England as well as Cleveland Stokers and Fort Lauderdale Strikers in the USA, Hellenic in South Africa and St Patrick in Ireland.
In the composition of Leicester and Stoke won two football League Cup in 1964 and 1972 respectively. The international Association of football history and statistics (IFFHS) in the list of the best goalkeepers in the world in the twentieth century took Gordon banks second place. Legendary English goalkeeper was second only to Lev Yashin.
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