Leeds United legend Peter Lorimer passes away


English membership Leeds United on Saturday condoled the demise of membership legend, Peter Lorimer.  “Lorimer passed away on Saturday morning at the age of 74 following a long term illness,” stated Leeds United in an official assertion.
Peter made an enormous 705 appearances for the Whites over two spells and is the membership`s report goal-scorer, having netted 238 instances in all competitions. After catching the attention at junior stage in his hometown of Dundee, Leeds beat off various golf equipment to safe his providers in May 1962.
He made his Leeds United debut on September 29, 1962 in opposition to Southampton at Elland Road on the age of 15 years, 289 days, making him nonetheless, the youngest ever participant to have performed for the primary group.
Peter would go on to turn into an all-time nice at Elland Road, profitable each main home honour, beginning with the League Cup in 1968, the First Division in 1969 and 1974, the Charity Shield in 1969 and the FA Cup in 1972.
As effectively as serving to Leeds to home success, he additionally performed key roles in serving to Leeds win the Inter-Cities Fairs Cup in each 1968 and 1971, while lined up for Leeds in each the 1973 European Cup Winners` Cup ultimate and the 1975 European Cup ultimate, within the latter which he controversially noticed a purpose dominated out.
Peter went on to make his worldwide debut for Scotland in 1969, occurring to earn 21 caps, scoring 4 objectives for his nation. He departed Leeds United as a legend in 1979, having netted 219 objectives and had spells overseas with Toronto Blizzard and Vancouver Whitecaps, together with York City, earlier than returning to Elland Road in 1983.
During his second spell, he hit an additional 19 objectives in 87 appearances, taking his tally to 238 earlier than shifting to Whitby Town in 1985. Following his retirement from taking part in, Peter turned an envoy for Leeds United and continued to attend matches up and down the nation.
He was a contributor together with his personal web page within the membership`s matchday programme, persevering with till final month`s match with Aston Villa, the place he turned unwell sufficient to take action. 
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