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Football: England great Sir Tom Finney dead at 91, say Preston

Published on Feb 15, 2014 6:54 AM
 
Football legend Tom Finney, one of England's greatest players who was famously known as the "Preston Plumber", has died at the age of 91, his former club Preston North End said on Feb 14, 2014. -- FILE PHOTO: REUTERS 

LONDON (AFP) - England football great Tom Finney has died at the age of 91, his former club Preston North End said on Friday.

"Preston North End have been informed of the extremely sad news of the passing of Sir Tom Finney," a statement on the English third-tier club's website said.

"Sir Tom was the greatest player to ever play for Preston North End and one of all time greats for England.

"The thoughts of everyone at the club, and those connected with it, are with his family at this time."

 
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