Leeds United celebrate winning the FA Cup: (left-right) Mick Bates, Paul Madeley, Eddie Gray, Paul Reaney, Johnny Giles, Jack Charlton, Allan Clarke, Billy Bremner, Peter Lorimer, Norman Hunter and David Harvey.

In Pictures: Peter Lorimer, former Leeds and Scotland midfielder, dies aged 74

Peter Lorimer, former Leeds and Scotland midfielder, dies aged 74

Saturday, 20th March 2021, 11:55 am

The Elland Road club’s record goalscorer and former Scotland international died on Saturday after a long illness.

A statement issued on Leeds’ official website said: “It is with great sadness, Leeds United has learned of the passing of club legend Peter Lorimer this morning at the age of 74 following a long-term illness.The Scottish Football Association said it was “deeply saddened” at his death, while the English Football League called him a “true legend of the game”

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