Football Legend “Sir Tom Finney”: Former Preston and England winger passed away

Screenshot_8Former Preston and England winger, Sir Tom Finney (91) passed away. Mr. Finney was one of the England’s greatest footballers and the ultimate one-club man. He was famous for his loyalty to his league club, Preston North End for which he made 569 first-class appearances.

 About Sir Tom Finney

Nickname:Preston Plumber.
Played for Preston from 1946 until he retired.
Scored 210 goals in 473 appearances.
Footballer of the year: In 1954 and 1957 (the first player to receive the honor twice).
Appointment: Officer of the Order of the British Empire (OBE) (1961),
Commander of the Order of the British Empire (CBE) in 1992.

  • Knighted in the 1998 Queen’s New Year Honors.
  • President of Kendal Town.

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  • amey
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    this is a really grief news that sir finney passed away.