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Devasted Fans Mourn Footballer Tony Scott’s Death at 80

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It’s with a heavy heart we inform you about footballer Tony Scott’s death at the age of 80. According to reports, the former football player passed away on September 18, 2021.

Anthony Scott was known as a professional footballer who played as a left-winger. Before joining the groundstaff at West Ham United in 1957, Scott played for Huntingdon Boys and St Neots Town.

After three years, and with 12 appearances for England Youth, he made his senior debut on February 6, 1960, against Chelsea.

Devasted Fans Mourn Footballer Tony Scott's Death at 80
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Partnering Phil Woosnam on the left wing, Anthony played 97 games for West Ham before moving to Aston Villa. On September 11, 1965, he played his last game for West Ham against Leicester City.

The Huntingdon native joined Villa for £25,000 and rekindled his partnership with Woosnam. Scott made 57 appearances and scored five goals for the Midlanders until he left the team in September 1967.

Tony then joined Torquay United, where he played under former Hammer Frank O’Farrell and connected with his old teammate John Bond. He moved to Exeter City in June 1972 and scored two goals in 51 League appearances before his retirement in May 1974.

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Tony Scott’s Death Brings Tears to Fans

Heartbreaking news of Tony Scott’s death was revealed on September 18, 2021. There is not any detail surrounding his death cause at this time. His family also has not released any statement surrounding Mraz’s death cause at this time.

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Scott was born on April 1, 1941, in Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire, England. He joined the West Ham United ground staff while he was a teenager. Tony won England youth honors and made his debut in the Hammers’ first team in 1960.

In 1989 Tony emigrated to Australia with his wife Sheila, where he lived before his death earlier this week.

Devasted Fans Mourn Footballer Tony Scott's Death at 80

Soon after the sad news of Tony Scott’s death was revealed, devasted friends and fans stated their condolences on social media and paid poignant tributes to him.

AFC Bournemouth Twitter account stated: “Everyone at #afcb is mourning the loss of former player Tony Scott. Tony was part of our 1970/71 promotion-winning team and made 61 appearances for the club.”

One fan wrote on Twitter: “Tony Scott 80, Who Made 80App For West Ham United Has Passed Away, He Emigrated to Australia in 1989 Bless This Hammer & His Family.”

“RIP Tony Scott, a time to remember what a tremendous part he was Ted n Phil’s success in that wonderful #afcb team. Such exciting times, and watching Tony put the ball on a 6p was a huge part of that period. Sincere condolences to his family and friends,” another fan tweeted.

One Twitter user wrote: “So sad to read of the death of Tony Scott. As a teenager stood on the South End terrace (1/2 way back, behind the LH post), he was a joy to watch and one of my all-time favorite players. That cross!”

It is a difficult time for Scott’s family and friends. Words cannot express our deep sorrow from the passing of the great player, and we ask you all to keep Tony, his family, his friends, and all of his loved ones in your thoughts through this agonizing time.


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