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Glyn Pardoe, title-winning defender with Manchester City, dies aged 73 | Football


Glyn Pardoe, a member of Manchester City’s 1968 title-winning side, has died at the age of 73, the club have announced.

Pardoe spent his entire playing career with City between 1962 and 1976, and scored the winning goal in their 1970 League Cup final victory over West Bromwich Albion.

In total, the full-back made over 300 appearances for City having made his debut for the club aged just 15 years and 314 days old, which remains a record for the youngest player to play for City.

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Everyone at City is deeply saddened to learn of the passing of Glyn Pardoe.

Our thoughts and condolences go out to his friends and family at this difficult time. pic.twitter.com/lfby2aCGj2


May 26, 2020

“Everyone at City is deeply saddened to learn of the passing of Glyn Pardoe,” City wrote on Twitter. “Our thoughts and condolences go out to his friends and family at this difficult time.”





Glyn Pardoe scores Manchester City’s winning goal against West Bromwich Albion in the 1970 League Cup final at Wembley



Glyn Pardoe scores Manchester City’s winning goal against West Bromwich Albion in the 1970 League Cup final at Wembley. Photograph: Bob Thomas/Getty Images

During his time at City, Pardoe also won the FA Cup in 1969 and the Cup Winners’ Cup, as well as the League Cup, 12 months later. He also worked on City’s coaching staff until 1992.





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