Alex Young, Everton, Hearts and Scotland great, dies aged 80

27 February 2017 05:48
• Young, known as The Golden Vision, passed away after short illness• Ken Loach directed 1968 docu-drama about Young and EvertoniansAlex Young, one of the most revered players in Everton’s history, has died at the age of 80.The Golden Vision, as the former Scotland international was known, died in hospital in his native Edinburgh on Monday after a short illness. He scored 89 goals in 275 appearances for Everton, winning the league in 1963 and the FA Cup three years later, but it was his style and skill for which he was idolised during eight years at Goodison Park and beyond. Related: Screen Break: Loach and Boorman prove that footballers were once real people Continue reading. . read full article

Source: TheGuardian


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