Norman Hunter: Leeds United legend in hospital with coronavirus


Norman Hunter built a reputation as a fearsome tackler

Ex-England defender Norman Hunter is being treated in hospital after testing positive for coronavirus, his former club Leeds United have confirmed.

Hunter, 76, played 726 games in 15 years at Elland Road, won two league titles and played in the 1975 European Cup final defeat by Bayern Munich.

He was also part of Sir Alf Ramsey’s England squad for the 1966 World Cup and went on to win 28 caps in total.

“Keep battling Norman, we are all with you,” a Leeds statement said.

“We would like to take this opportunity to remind the public and the media to respect the wishes of Norman and his family and

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