The Manchester united former left defence man Tony Dunne has died at the age of 78.
Tony Dunne who played on the united team when they lifted their first European cup trophy in 1968 in a win against Benfica. The match which was played in Wembley ended in a 4-1 win got Manchester united their debut trophy in the European cup series.

Tony Dunne

 

 

Tony Dunne, the Ireland international played for Manchester united for 13 years after he was signed for 5000 eoros by Sir Matt Busby in 1960. Dunne succeeded in winning an FA cup title and first two division title while he was playing for the United.

Dunne’s death was announced on twitter by the United labeling him as a iconic man.
According a post on twitter that reads.

 

He also got a condolence message from his former irish club Shelbourne after his passing. The tweet read.

Tony dunne made a total of 535 appearances during his career with the red devils making him seat on the number eight spot in the clubs history.

He later moved to bolton wanderers. In 1978 He was recognized as one of the best after helping them win the second division title. Bolton also paid condolences to the family on the clubs site.

Dunne obtained 33 caps from his home country Republic of ireland. He was also crowned as the Irish footballer of the year in 1969. AFter retirement Dunne went back on signing a two year contract with Bolton as an assistant manager in the year 1982 after which he ventured in his job as a manager Steinkjer in 1982.

Danny Danny Higginbotham, a former united defender was part of those who paid condolence after the passing of Tony Dunne. Danny Higginbotham said on twitter.

Other sports fans has also paid condolence to his family and wishing him RIP.

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