Bob Stokoe

 

 

Age: 73

 

Summary: British leading football (soccer) player for Newcastle United in the 1950's who went on to become one of the best known managers, who in 1973 guided a second division Sunderland side to an F.A. Cup victory over England's top club side (Leeds Utd), which placed him as a folklore legend in the north east of England.

 

 

Cause of Death: Dementia

 

Born: September 21, 1930

 

Died: February 1, 2004

 

Location: Hartepool, England