Notable names who died in 2005

Discussion in 'The Beautiful Game' started by unclesox, Dec 29, 2005.

  1. unclesox

    unclesox BigSoccer Supporter

    Mar 8, 2003
    209, California
    FC Barcelona
    Names of note that left us in 2005:

    Rinus Michels - coach of Holland '74 team

    Lucien Laurent - scored first ever World Cup goal

    Jair da Rosa Pinto "Jair" - member of 1950 Brazil team

    Toni Fritsch - scored two goals for Austria at Wembley in 1965, placekicker for NFL's Dallas Cowboys in 1970s

    Franco Scoglio - former Genoa and Tunisia coach

    Johnny Haynes - legendary Fulham and England midfielder

    George Best - Manchester United legend, greatest British player ever

    Please add any more names I've missed.
  2. Sid Wilson

    Sid Wilson New Member

    Mar 24, 2005
    Perth, Australia
    Did Johnny Warren die this year or last year? I think it was around november last year.
  3. Xeneize12

    Xeneize12 New Member

    Jan 28, 2005
    La Palma, CA
    Sivori - this year -or was it 2004.

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