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