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Football: Ex-Liverpool and Chelsea striker Tony Hateley dies at 72

Published on Feb 2, 2014 11:04 PM
 

LONDON (AFP) - Former Liverpool striker Tony Hateley has died at the age of 72 following a period of illness, the Premier League club has announced.

"The thoughts of everyone at Liverpool Football Club go out to his family and friends at this sad time," read a statement published on the Liverpool website.

Hateley joined Liverpool from Chelsea in 1967 for a then club-record fee of 96,000 pounds and spent just over a year at Anfield, scoring 28 goals in 56 games.

He also played for Notts County, Aston Villa, Coventry City, Birmingham City and Oldham Athletic, and retired with 211 league goals.

 
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