Thursday, April 1, 2021

Tributes-Part 26 (January 2021 through March 2021)

 

Tributes:     Bernard Guignedoux (January 31, 1947-January 1, 2021)

Clinton William Boulton (January 6, 1948-January 1, 2021)

Yuri Vasilyevich Saukh (September 14, 1951-January 2, 2021)

Colin Bell (February 26, 1946-January 5, 2021)

Jose Carlos Silveira Braga ‘Brandaozinho II’ (January 24, 1930-January 5, 2021)

Tiberiy Karponai (July 15, 1958-January 5, 2021)

Tom Docherty (April 15, 1924-January 2021)(Death announced on January 6th)

Mircea Bolba (October 30, 1961-January 6, 2021)

Robert Sydney William Kellard (March 1, 1943-January 10, 2021)

Christopher Maboulou (March 19, 1990-January 10, 2021)

Pedro Casado Bucho (November 20, 1937-January 10, 2021)

Trevor Chamberlain (July 11, 1934-January 10, 2021)

Josep Antoni Noya Bou (August 23, 1939-January 10, 2021)

Fabio Enzo (June 22, 1946-January 11, 2021)

Walter Taibo Martinez (March 7, 1931-January 11, 2021)

Ferenc Arok (January 20, 1932-January 12, 2021)

Aleksandr Borisovich Nikitin (February 4, 1961-January 14, 2021)

Geoffrey Colin Barnett (October 16, 1946-January 15, 2021)

Vicente Cantatore Socci (October 6, 1935-January 15, 2021)

Gyorgy Handel (March 20, 1959-January 16, 2021)

Sergei Aleksandrovich Rodin (January 24, 1981-January 16, 2021)

Roger Machin (April 26, 1926-January 17, 2021)

Daniel Shmulevich-Rom (November 29, 1940-January 18, 2021)

Jose Alves dos Santos (August 10, 1934-January 19, 2021)

Gustavo Pena Velasco (November 22, 1942-January 19, 2021)

John Joseph Jeffers (October 5, 1968-January 20, 2021)

Peter Swan (October 8, 1936-January 20, 2021)

John Robert Williams (March 26, 1947-January 21, 2021)

Luton George Kishawn Shelton (November 11, 1985-January 22, 2021)

Peter Gillot (July 20, 1935-January 23, 2021)

Ron Rafferty (May 6, 1934-January 24, 2021)

Johannes Edvaldsson (September 3, 1950-January 24, 2021)

Tocantinense Aviation Disaster with Palmas Futebol e Regatas:

Ranule Gomes dos Reis (May 14, 1993-January 24, 2021)

Marcus Vinicius Molinari Reis (December 30, 1997-January 24, 2021)

Guilherme Afonso Noe (April 5, 1992-January 24, 2021)

Lucas Praxedes Carvalho (February 3, 1997-January 24, 2021)

Lucas Meira (?-January 24, 2021)

 

Barrie Horace Mitchell (March 15, 1947-January 24, 2021)

David Bright (June 13, 1956-January 25, 2021)

Maryan Synakowski (March 14, 1936-January 25, 2021)

Hernan ‘Chic’ Borja (August 24, 1959-January 25, 2021)

Jozef Venglos (February 18, 1936-January 26, 2021)

John Mortimore (September 23, 1934-January 26, 2021)

Mehrdad Minavand (November 30, 1975-January 27, 2021)

Edward Devlin Connachan (August 27, 1935-January 29, 2021)

Yvon Douis (May 16, 1935-January 29, 2021)

Roberto Fernando Frojuelo (November 8, 1937-January 29, 2021)

Justo Tejada Martinez (January 6, 1933-January 31, 2021)

John Grant (June 16, 1931-January 2021)(Death announced on January 31st)

John Ronald Gibbons (April 8, 1925-January 31, 2021)

Peter Hindley (May 19, 1944-February 1, 2021)

Ali Ansarian (July 5, 1977-February 3, 2021)

Benito Boldi (February 16, 1934-February 3, 2021)

Nilson Borges (December 16, 1941-February 3, 2021)

Ben Hannigan (September 3, 1943-February 4, 2021)

Abdelkhalek Louzani (July 13, 1945-February 6, 2021)

Santiago Damian Garcia Correa (September 14, 1990-February 2021)(Death announced on February 6th)

Mario Ignacio Osben Mendez (July 14, 1950-February 7, 2021)

Anthony Norman Collins (March 19, 1926-February 8, 2021)

Graham Day (November 22, 1953-February 8, 2021)

Yisa Sofoluwe (December 28, 1967-February 9, 2021)

Enrique Perez Diaz ‘Pachin’ (December 28, 1938-February 10, 2021)

William David ‘Dai’ Davies (April 1, 1948-February 10, 2021)

John Brian James (October 24, 1948-February 11, 2021)

Celso Fredy Guity Nunez (July 13, 1957-February 12, 2021)

Leopoldo Jacinto Luque (May 3, 1949-February 15, 2021)

Joe Felix Pedrozo Bogarin (April 21, 1982-February 15, 2021)

Marti Verges Massa (March 8, 1934-February 17, 2021)

Ozcan Arkoc (October 2, 1939-February 17, 2021)

John Joseph Manning (December 11, 1940-February 17, 2021)

Mauro Belluggi (February 7, 1950-February 20, 2021)

Lamberto Leonardi (August 8, 1939-February 22, 2021)

Juan Carlos Masnik Hornos (March 2, 1943-February 23, 2021)

Willy Braciano Ta Bi (December 5, 1999-February 23, 2021)

Ton Thie (October 28, 1944-February 25, 2021)

Rafi Levi (February 22, 1938-February 25, 2021)

Desmond McAleenan (1967 or 1968-February 26, 2021)

Horacio Morales (June 27, 1946-February 26, 2021)

Dante Crippa (March 10, 1937-February 27, 2021)

Sabah Abdul-Jalil (July 1, 1951-February 28, 2021)

Glenn Victor Roeder (December 13, 1955-February 28, 2021)

Zlatko Kranjcar (November 15, 1956-March 1, 2021)

Ian St John (June 7, 1938-March 1, 2021)

Peter Grosser (September 28, 1938-March 2, 2021)

John Philip Chisnall (October 27, 1942-March 4, 2021)

Tengiz Sichinava (May 15, 1972-March 4, 2021)

William Murdoch Morrison Whigham (October 9, 1939-March 4, 2021)

Michael Lewis (February 15, 1965-March 5, 2021)

Anton Urban (January 16, 1934-March 5, 2021)

Chi Shangbin (September 19, 1949-March 6, 2021)

Miguel Eduardo Miranda Campos (August 13, 1966-March 6, 2021)

Mirko Pavinato (June 20, 1934-March 7, 2021)

Roman Mykhaylovych Pokora  (February 22, 1948-March 8, 2021)

Michael John Brown (April 11, 1944-March 9, 2021)

Tommy Brian Troelsen (July 10, 1940-March 9, 2021)

Agustin Alberto Balbuena (September 1, 1945-March 9, 2021)

Ronald James Phoenix (June 30, 1929-March 10, 2021)

Mirko Bazic (November 2, 1938-March 10, 2021)

Mario Boccalatte (May 4, 1933-March 10, 2021)

Rostyslav Ihorovych Bahdasarov (May 24, 1993-March 13, 2021)

Gilmar de Lima Nascimento, Gilmar Fuba (August 1, 1975-March 15, 2021)

Yuri Ivanovich Shikunov (December 8, 1939-March 15, 2021)

Kristof Delorge (February 26, 1986-March 15, 2021)

Daniel Eon (December 20, 1939-March 15, 2021)

Ahmed Mghirbi (June 17, 1946-March 16, 2021)

Erhan Onal (September 3, 1957-March 16, 2021)

Aaron Gamal Aguirre Fimbres (January 8, 1959-March 16, 2021)

Boris Andreyevich Rassikhin (April 27, 1937-March 16, 2021)

Laurent Madou Zahui (August 10, 1960-March 16, 2021)

Stephen Jagielka (March 10, 1978-March 17, 2021)

Peter Patrick Lorimer (December 14, 1946-March 20, 2021)

Alan Peter Slough (September 24, 1947-March 22, 2021)

Barnabas Imenger (May 15 1975-March 22, 2021)

Frank Stewart Worthington (November 23, 1948-March 22, 2021)

Rateb Al-Awadat (October 13, 1970-March 26, 2021)

Alexander Anderson Kiddie (April 27, 1927-March 27, 2021)

Park Kyung-ho (January 1, 1930-March 29, 2021)

Maurizio Moretti (March 3, 1945-March 30, 2021)

Lee Harvey Collins (September 28, 1988-March 31, 2021)

Erwin Piechowiak (November 15, 1936-March 31, 2021)

 


Bernard Guignedoux

Bernard Guignedoux was a French forward from the 60s and 70s.

He had spells at Paris St. Germain and Monaco among others.

He was the first ever goalscorer in the history of Paris St. Germain.

He passed away on January 1st, 2021 aged 73.

 

Clinton William Boulton

Clinton William Boulton was an English defender from the 60s and 70s.

He had spells at Port Vale, Torquay United and Minehead.

He passed away on January 1st, 2021 aged 72.

 

 

Yuri Vasilyevich Saukh

Yuri Vasilyevich Saukh was a Soviet defender from the 70s and 80s.

He had spells at SKA Rostov-on-Donu and CSKA Moscow among others.

He earned 2 caps in 1976 for the Soviet Union.

He passed away on January 2nd, 2021 aged 69.

 

Colin Bell

Colin Bell was an English midfielder from the 60s and 70s.

He had spells at Bury, Manchester City and San Jose Earthquakes.

He was a member of England’s 1970 World Cup squad.

He earned 48 caps between 1968 and 1975.

He passed away on January 5th, 2021 aged 74.

 

Photo From: FKS 68/69

(Colin Bell)



 

Jose Carlos Silveira Braga ‘Brandaozinho II’

Jose Carlos Silveira Braga ‘Brandaozinho II’ was a Brazilian striker from the 40s into the 60s.

He had spells at Santos, Monaco and Celta Vigo among others.

He passed away on January 5th, 2021 aged 90.

 

Tiberiy Karponai

Tiberiy Karponai was a Ukrainian Fotballer from the 80s.

He had spells at Karpaty Lviv, Torpedo Lutsk and Kremin Kremenchuk.

He later managed Kremin Kremenchuk.

He passed away on January 5th, 2021 aged 62.

 

Tom Docherty

Tom Docherty was an English Footballer from the 40s and 50s.

He had spells at Norwich City and Newport County among others.

His death was announced on January 6th, 2021 aged 96.

 

Mircea Bolba

Mircea Bolba was a Romanian midfielder from the 70s into the 90s.

He had spells at Steaua Bucharest and Politehnica Timisoara among others.

He passed away on January 6th, 2021 aged 59.

 

Robert Sydney William Kellard

Robert Sydney William Kellard was an English midfielder from the 60s and 70s.

He had spells at Crystal Palace and Portsmouth among others.

He passed away on January 10th, 2021 aged 77.

 

Christopher Maboulou

Christopher Maboulou was an active Congo Footballer.

He had spells at Bastia and Nancy among others.

He passed away on January 10th, 2021 aged just 30 from a heart attack.

 

 

Pedro Casado Bucho

Pedro Casado Bucho was a Spanish defender from the 50s into the 70s.

He had spells at Real Madrid and Sabadell among others.

He earned a solitary cap for his Nation in 1961.

He passed away on January 10th, 2021 aged 83.

 

Photo From: 68-69 - RUIZ ROMERO

(Pedro Casado Bucho)



 

Trevor Chamberlain

Trevor Chamberlain was an English forward from the 50s and 60s.

He had spells at Fulham, Dover Athletic and Gravesend & Northfleet.

He passed away on January 10th, 2021 aged 86.

 

Josep Antoni Noya Bou

Josep Antoni Noya Bou was s Spanish forward from the 50s into the 70s.

He had spells at Sabbadel and Atletico Madrid among others.

He passed away on January 10th, 2021 aged 81.

 

Photo From: 69-70 - RUIZ ROMERO

(Josep Antoni Noya Bou)


Fabio Enzo

Fabio Enzo was an Italian striker from the 60s and 70s.

He had spells at AS Roma and Verona among others.

He passed away on January 11th, 2021 aged 74.

 

Photo From: Calciatore Panini 66/67

(Fabio Enzo)



 

 

Walter Taibo Martinez

Walter Taibo Martinez was a Uruguayan goalkeeper from the 50s and 60s.

He had spells at Nacional, Huracan, Wanderers and Penarol.

He was a member of Uruguay’s 1966 World Cup squad.

He earned 30 caps between 1955 and 1966.

He passed away on January 11th, 2021 aged 89.

 

Photo From: 66  - Album Alemao-Die Weltmeisterschaft 1966 in England

(Walter Taibo Martinez)



 

Ferenc Arok

Ferenc Arok was a Yugoslavian footballer from the 50s.

He had a long spell at FK Jedinstvo.

He later became a manager and managed the Australian National Team in the 80s among others.

He passed away on January 12th, 2021 aged 88.

 

Aleksandr Borisovich Nikitin

Aleksandr Borisovich Nikitin as a Russian Footballer from the 70s into the 90s.

He had spells at Rotor Volgograd and SKA Rostov-on-Don among others.

He passed away on January 14th, 2021 aged 59.

 

Geoffrey Colin Barnett

Geoffrey Colin Barnett was an English goalkeeper from the 60s and 70s.

He had spells at Everton, Arsenal and Minnesota Kicks.

He passed away on January 15th, 2021 aged 74.

 

Vicente Cantatore Socci

Vicente Cantatore Socci was an Argentinean midfielder from the 50s and 60s.

He had spells at San Lorenzo and Santiago Wanderers among others.

He later had a career as a Manager and managed the Chilean National Team as well as clubs in Spain among others.

He passed away on January 15th, 2021 aged 85.

 

Gyorgy Handel

Gyorgy Handel was a Hungarian forward from the 80s and 90s.

He had spells at MTK and Raba Eto among others.

He earned a solitary cap for his Nation in 1987.

He passed away on January 16th, 2021 aged 61.

 

Sergei Aleksandrovich Rodin

Sergei Aleksandrovich Rodin was a Russian midfielder from the 90s and 2000s.

He had spells at CSKA Moscow and Anzhi Makhachkala among others.

He passed away on January 16th, 2021 aged just 39.

 

Roger Machin

Roger Machin was a French International referee active in the 60s and 70s.

 He passed away on January 17th, 2021 aged 94.

 

 

Daniel Shmulevich-Rom

Daniel Shmulevich-Rom was an Israeli striker from the 50s into the 70s.

He spent his career at Maccabi Haifa.

He earned 29 caps for his Nation.

He passed away on January 18th, 2021 aged 80.

 

 

Jose Alves dos Santos

Jose Alves dos Santos was a Brazilian forward from the 50s and 60s.

He had spells at Botafogo, Corinthians and America.

He passed away on January 19th, 2021 aged 86.

 

Gustavo Pena Velasco

Gustavo Pena Velasco was a Mexican defender from the 60s and 70s.

He had spells at Oro Guadalajara and Monterrey among others.

He was a member of Mexico’s 1966 and 1970 World Cup squads. He later managed the Mexican National Team in 1979.

He earned 82 caps between 1961 and 1974.

He passed away on January 19th, 2021 aged 78.

 

Photo From: 66  - Album Alemao-Die Weltmeisterschaft 1966 in England

(Gustavo Pena Velasco)



John Joseph Jeffers

John Joseph Jeffers was an English Footballer from the 80s and 90s.

He had spells at Port Vale and Stockport County.

He passed away on January 20th, 2021 aged 52.

 

Peter Swan

Peter Swan was an English defender from the 50s into the 70s.

He had spells at Sheffield Wednesday and Bury.

He was a member of England’s 1962 World Cup squad.

He earned 19 caps between 1960 and 1962.

He passed away on January 20th, 2021 aged 84.

 

Photo From: England, Player by Player, Author Graham Betts

(Peter Swan)



 

John Robert Williams

John Robert Williams was an English defender from the 60s and 70s.

He had spells at Watford, Colchester United and Margate.

He passed away on January 21st, 2021 aged 73.

 

 

Luton George Kishawn Shelton

Luton George Kishawn Shelton was a Jamaican Footballer from 2000s and 2010s.

He had spells at Sheffield United and Valerenga among others.

He earned 75 caps between 2004 and 2013.

He passed away on January 22nd, 2021 aged just 35 amyotrophic lateral sclerosis.

 

Peter Gillot

Peter Gillot was an English defender from the 50s and 60s.

He had spells at Barnsley and Chelmsford City among others.

He passed away on January 23rd, 2021 aged 85.

 

 

Ron Rafferty

Ron Rafferty was an English forward from the 50s and 60s.

He had spells at Grimsby Town and Aldershot among others.

He passed away on January 24th, 2021 aged 86.

 

 

Johannes Edvaldsson

Johannes Edvaldsson was an Icelandic defender from the 60s into the 80s.

He had spells at Valur and Celtic Glasgow among others.

He earned 34 caps between 1971 and 1983.

He passed away on January 24th, 2021 aged 70.

 

 

Photo From: TOPPS 1976

(Johannes Edvaldsson)



 

Tocantinense Aviation Disaster on January 24, 2021 with Palmas Futebol e Regatas:

Palmas Players:

Ranule Gomes dos Reis (aged 27)

Marcus Vinicius Molinari Reis (aged 23)

Guilherme Afonso Noe (aged 28)

Lucas Praxedes Carvalho (aged 23)

Palmas President:

Lucas Meira (aged 32)

 

Barrie Horace Mitchell

Barrie Horace Mitchell was a Scottish forward from the 60s and 70s.

He had spells at Dunfermnline, Aberdeen and Preston North End among others.

He passed away on January 24th, 2021 aged 73.

 

David Bright

David Bright was a Botswana Manager from the 90s into the 2010s.

He managed the National Team in different spells.

He passed away on January 25th, 2021 aged 64.

 

Maryan Synakowski

Maryan Synakowski was a French defender from the 50s into the 70s.

He had spells at Reims and Sedan among others.

He earned 13 caps between 1961 and 1965.

He passed away on January 25th, 2021 aged 84.

 

Hernan ‘Chic’ Borja

Hernan ‘Chic’ Borja was a USA Footballer from the 80s and 90s.

He had spells at New York Cosmos and Wichita Wings among others.

He earned 11 caps between 1982 and 1988.

He passed away on January 25th, 2021 aged 61.

 

 

Jozef Venglos

Jozef Venglos was a Slovakian midfielder from the 50s and 60s.

He represented Slovan Bratislava at club level.

He later became a Manager and managed Czechoslovakia National Team in two different spells as well as the Slovakian National Team and Aston Villa and Celtic Glasgow among others.

He passed away on January 26th, 2021 aged 84.

 

Photo From: Panini Euro 1980

(Jozef Venglos)


 

 

John Mortimore

John Mortimore was an English Footballer from the 50s and 60s.

He had spells at Woking, Chelsea and Queens Park Rangers.

He later managed the likes of Portsmouth and Benfica among others.

He passed away on January 26th, 2021 aged 86.

 

Mehrdad Minavand

Mehrdad Minavand was an Iranian midfielder from the 90s and 2000s.

He had spells at Perspolis and Sturm Graz among others.

He was a member of Iran’s 1998 World Cup squad.

He earned 67 caps between 1996 and 2003.

He passed away on January 27th, 2021 aged 45 after being hospitalized from COVID-19.

 

Edward Devlin Connachan

Edward Devlin Connachan was a Scottish goalkeeper from the 50s into the 70s.

He had spells at Dunfermline and Falkirk among others.

He earned 2 caps between 1960 and 1961.

He passed away on January 29th, 2021 aged 85.

 

Yvon Douis

Yvon Douis was a French striker from the 50s and 60s.

He had spells at Lille, Le Havre, AS Monaco and Cannes.

He was a member of France’s 1958 World Cup squad.

He earned 20 caps between 1957 and 1965.

He passed away on January 29th, 2021 aged 85.

 

Photo From: Football Magazine, Issue 38, March 1963

(Yvon Douis)



 

Roberto Fernando Frojuelo

Roberto Fernando Frojuelo was a Brazilian Footballer from the 50s and 60s.

He had spells at Sao Paulo and River Plate among others.

He passed away on January 29th, 2021 aged 83.

 

Justo Tejada Martinez

Justo Tejada Martinez was a Spanish forward from the 50s and 60s.

He had spells at both Barcelona and Real Madrid.

He earned 8 caps between 1958 and 1961.

He passed away on January 31st, 2021 aged 88.

 

John Grant

John Grant was a Scottish defender from the 50s and 60s.

He had spells at Hibernian and Raith Rovers.

He earned 2 caps in 1958.

His death was announced on January 31st, 2021 aged 89.

 

John Ronald Gibbons

John Ronald Gibbons was an English forward from the 40s and 50s.

He had spells at Queens Park Rangers and Ipswich Town among others.

He passed away on January 31st, 2021 aged 94.

 

 

Peter Hindley

Peter Hindley was an English defender from the 60s into the 80s.

He had spells at Nottingham Forest, Coventry City, Peterborough United and Burton Albion.

He passed away on February 1st, 2021 aged 76.

 

Ali Ansarian

Ali Ansarian was an Iranian Footballer from the 90s into the 2010s.

He had spells at both Perspolis and Esteghlal among others.

He later became an Actor.

He earned 8 caps between 1998 and 2007.

He passed away on February 3rd, 2021 aged 43 after being hospitalized from COVID-19.

 

Benito Boldi

Benito Boldi was an Italian defender from the 50s and 60s.

He had spells at Juventus and SPAL among others.

He passed away on February 3rd, 2021 aged 86.

 

Nilson Borges

Nilson Borges was a Brazilian Footballer from the 60s and 70s.

He had spells at Portuguesa and Atletico Paranense among others.

He passed away on February 3rd, 2021 aged 79.

 

Ben Hannigan

Ben Hannigan was an Irish forward from the 60s into the 80s.

He had spells at Shelbourne and Dundalk among others.

He passed away on February 4th, 2021 aged 77.

 

Abdelkhalek Louzani

Abdelkhalek Louzani was a Moroccan Footballer from the 60s into the 80s.

He had spells at Anderlecht, Crossing Elwijt and Olympic Charleroi.

He passed away on February 6th, 2021 aged 75.

 

Santiago Damian Garcia Correa

Santiago Damian Garcia Correa was an Uruguayn striker from the 2000s onwards.

He had spells at Nacional and Atletico Paranaense among others.

His death was announced on February 6th, 2021 aged just 30 from an apparent suicide.

 

Mario Ignacio Osben Mendez

Mario Ignacio Osben Mendez was a Chilean goalkeeper from the 70s into the 90s.

He had spells at Union Espanola and Colo Colo among others.

He was a member of Chile’s 1982 World Cup squad.

He earned 36 caps between 1979 and 1988.

He passed away on February 7th, 2021 aged 70.

 

Photo From: Panini World Cup 1982

(Mario Ignacio Osben Mendez)



 

Anthony Norman Collins

Anthony Norman Collins was an English footballer from the 40s into the 60s.

He had spells at Watford and Torquay United among others.

He passed away on February 8th, 2021 aged 94.

 

Graham Day

Graham Day was an English defender from the 70s and 80s.

He had spells at Bristol Rovers and Portland Timbers.

He passed away on February 8th, 2021 aged 67.

 

Yisa Sofoluwe

Yisa Sofoluwe was a Nigerian defender from the 80s.

He had spells at Abiola Babes Abeokuta, ILCC Ibadan and Gateway FC Abeokuta.

He earned 40 caps for his Nation.

He passed away on February 9th, 2021 aged 53.

 

Enrique Perez Diaz ‘Pachin’

Enrique Perez Diaz ‘Pachin’ was a Spanish defender from the 50s into the 70s.

He had spells at Real Madrid and Real Betis among others.

He earned 8 caps between 1960 and 1963.

He passed away on February 10th, 2021 aged 82.

 

William David ‘Dai’ Davies

William David ‘Dai’ Davies was a Welsh goalkeeper from the 60s into the 80s.

He had spells at Everton and Swansea City among others.

He earned 52 caps between 1975 and 1982.

He passed away on February 10th, 2021 aged 72.

 

Photo From: Official Match Programme, Scotland v Wales, 1982

(William David ‘Dai’ Davies)



 

John Brian James

John Brian James was an English striker from the 60s and 70s.

He had spells at Port Vale and Tranmere Rovers among others.

He passed away on February 11th, 2021 aged 72.

 

Celso Fredy Guity Nunez

Celso Fredy Guity Nunez was a Honduran striker from the 70s and 80s.

He had spells at Marathon and Sula.

He earned 11 caps for his Nation.

He passed away on February 12th, 2021 aged 63.

 

Leopoldo Jacinto Luque

Leopoldo Jacinto Luque was an Argentinean striker from the 60s into the 80s.

He had spells at River Plate and Union de Santa Fe among others.

He was a member of Argentina’s 1978 World Cup winning squad.

He earned 43 caps between 1975 and 1981.

He passed away on February 15th, 2021 aged 71.

 

Photo From: World Cup 78, by Phil Soar

(Leopoldo Jacinto Luque)



 

Joe Felix Pedrozo Bogarin

Joe Felix Pedrozo Bogarin was a Paraguayan defender from the 2000s and 2010s.

He had spells at Sol de America and Deportes Antofagasta among others.

He killed in  aTraffic Accident on February 15th, 2021 aged just 38.

 

Marti Verges Massa

Marti Verges Massa was a Spanish midfielder from the 50s and 60s.

He had spells at Espana Industrial and Barcelona.

He was a member of Spain’s 1962 World Cup squad.

He earned 12 caps between 1957 and 1962.

He passed away on February 17th, 2021 aged 86.

 

Ozcan Arkoc

Ozcan Arkoc was a Turkish goalkeeper from the 60s and 70s.

He had spells at Fenerbahce and SV Hamburg among others.

He earned 9 caps between 1959 and 1962.

He passed away on February 17th, 2021 aged 81.

 

Photo From: 1974-75 Bergman

(Ozcan Arkoc)



 

John Joseph Manning

John Joseph Manning was an English Footballer from the 60s and 70s.

He had spells at Norwich City and Crewe Alexandra among others.

He passed away on February 17th, 2021 aged 80.

 

Mauro Belluggi

Mauro Belluggi was an Italian defender from the 60s into the 80s,

He had spells at Internazionale Milano, Bologna, Napoli and Pistoiese.

He was  a member of Italy’s 1978 World Cup squad.

He earned 32 caps between 1972 and 1980.

He passed away on February 20th, 2021 aged 71.

 

Photo From: World Cup 78, by Phil Soar

(Mauro Belluggi)



 

Lamberto Leonardi

Lamberto Leonardi was an Italian midfielder from the 50s into the 70s.

He had spells at Roma and Juventus among others.

He passed away on February 22nd, 2021 aged 81.

 

Photo From: Calaciatore Panini 1963/64

(Lamberto Leonardi)




Juan Carlos Masnik Hornos

Juan Carlos Masnik Hornos was an Uruguayan defender from the 60s and 70s.

He had spells at Nacional and New York Cosmos among others.

He was a member of Uruguay’s 1974 World Cup squad.

He earned 26 caps between 1967 and 1974.

He passed away on February 23rd, 2021 aged 77.

 

Photo From: Panini World Cup 1974

(Juan Carlos Masnik Hornos)



 

Willy Braciano Ta Bi

Willy Braciano Ta Bi was an active Ivory Coast midfielder registered with Italian side Atalanta.

He earned a solitary cap for his Nation in 2017.

He passed away on February 23rd, 2021 aged just 21 from liver cancer.

 

Ton Thie

Ton Thie was a Dutch goalkeeper from the 60s and 70s.

He had spells at ADO Den Haag and San Francisco Gales among others.

He passed away on February 25th, 2021 aged 76.

 

Rafi Levi

Rafi Levi was an Israeli striker from the 50s into the 70s.

He had spells at Maccabi Tel Aviv, Highlands Park and Sydney Hakoah.

He earned 16 caps between 1958 and 1960.

He passed away on February 25th, 2021 aged 83.

 

Desmond McAleenan

Desmond McAleenan was an Irish-american goalkeeper and later a goalkeeper coach.

He played for Connecticut Wolves and Albany Alleycats in the 90s.

He later became a goalkeeping coach for the likes of New York Red Bulls and the Colombian National Team.

He died on February 26th, 2021 aged 53 from an apparent suicide.

 

Horacio Morales

Horacio Morales was an Argentinean defender from the 60s.

He had spells at Atlanta and Union Santa Fe,

He was a member of Argentina’s 1964 Olympics squad.

He passed away on February 26th, 2021 aged 75.

 

 

Dante Crippa

Dante Crippa was an Italian midfielder from the 50s and 60s.

He had spells at Brescia and Juventus among others.

He passed away on February 27th, 2021 aged 83.

 

Sabah Abdul-Jalil

Sabah Abdul-Jalil was an Iraqi Footballer from the 70s.

He earned caps for his Natin between 1975 and 1979.

He later had a career as a Manager.

He passed away on February 28th, 2021 aged 69.

 

Glenn Victor Roeder

Glenn Victor Roeder was an English defender from the 70s into the 9s0.

He had spells at Queens Park Rangers and Newcastle United among others.

He later managed teams like West Ham United and Newcastle United among others.

He passed away on February 28th, 2021 aged 65.

 

Photo From: Panini England 1984/85

(Glenn Victor Roeder)



 

Zlatko Kranjcar

Zlatko Kranjcar was a Croatian-born Yugoslav striker from the 70s into the 90s.

He had spells at Dinamo Zagreb, Rapid Vienna and St. Polten.

He later had a career as a Manager and managed the likes of Dinamo Zagreb, Rijeka  as well as the National Teams of Croatia and Montenegro.

He earned 11 caps between 1977 and 1983.

He passed away on March 1st, 2021 aged 64.

 

Photo From: Panini Austria 1984/85

(Zlatko Kranjcar)



 

Ian St John

Ian St John was a Scottish forward from the 50s into the 70s.

He had spells at Motherwell and Liverpool among pthers.

He later became a successful broadcaster along with Jimmy Greaves.  

He earned 21 caps between 1959 and 1965.

He passed away on March 1st, 2021 aged 82.

 

Photo From: Soccer Stars 67/68

(Ian St John)



 

Peter Grosser

Peter Grosser was a West German midfielder from the 60s and 70s.

He had spells at Bayern Munich, 1860 Munich and Austria Salzburg.

He earned 2 caps between 1965 and 1966.

He passed away on March 2nd, 2021 aged 82.

 

John Philip Chisnall

John Philip Chisnall was an English forward from the 50s into the 70s.

He had spells at Manchester United and Liverpool among others.

He passed away on March 4th, 2021 aged 78.

 

 

Tengiz Sichinava

Tengiz Sichinava was a Georgian midfielder from the 90s and 2000s.

He had spells at Dinamo Batumi and Lokomotivi Tblissi among others.

He earned 10 caps between 1999 and 2000.

He passed away on March 4th, 2021 aged just 48.

 

William Murdoch Morrison Whigham

William Murdoch Morrison Whigham was a Scottish goalkeeper from the 50s into the 80s.

He had spells at Falkirk and Middlesbrough among others.

He passed away on March 4th, 2021 aged 81.

 

 

Michael Lewis

Michael Lewis was an English midfielder from the 80s and 90s.

He had spells at West Bromwich Albion, Derby County and Oxford United.

He passed away on March 5th, 2021 aged 56.

 

Anton Urban

Anton Urban was a Slovak defender from the 50s and 60s.
He had spells at Slovan Bratislava and Wacker Innsbruck.

He was a member of Czechoslovakia’s 1964 Olympics squad.

He passed away on March 5th, 2021 aged 87.

 

 

 

Chi Shangbin

Chi Shangbin was a Chinese midfielder from the 60s into the 80s.

He represented Liaoning Teamat club level.

He earned 58 caps between 1974 and 1982.

He passed away on March 6th, 2021 aged 71.

 

 

Miguel Eduardo Miranda Campos

Miguel Eduardo Miranda Campos  was a Peruvian goalkeeper from the 80s and 90s.

He had spells at Sporting Cristal and Universitario among others.

He earned 47 caps between 1993 and 2001.

He passed away on March 6th, 2021 aged 54.

 

Mirko Pavinato

Mirko Pavinato  was an Italian defender from the 50s and 60s.

He had spells at Lanerossi Vicenza, Bologna and Mantova.

He passed away on March 7th, 2021 aged 86.

 

Photo From: Calciatore Panini 1963/64

(Mirko Pavinato)



 

Roman Mykhaylovych Pokora  

Roman Mykhaylovych Pokora was a Ukrainian midfielder from the 60s and 70s.

He had spells at Karpaty Lviv, Metallist Kharkiv and Spartak Ivano-Frankivsk.

He passed away on March 8th, 2021 aged 73.

 

 

Michael John Brown

Michael John Brown was an English forward from the 60s and 70s.

He had spells at Millwall and Wealdstone among others.

He passed away on March 9th, 2021 aged 76.

 

 

Tommy Brian Troelsen

Tommy Brian Troelsen was a Danish striker from the 50s and 60s.

He represented Vejle Boldklub at club level.

He earned 16 caps between 1959 and 1968.

He passed away on March 9th, 2021 aged 80.

 

 

Agustin Alberto Balbuena

Agustin Alberto Balbuena was an Argentinean striker from the 60s and 70s.

He had spells at Colon de Santa Fe and Independiente among others.

He was a member of Argentina’s 1974 World Cup squad.

He earned 8 caps for his Nation.

He passed away on March 9th, 2021 aged 75.

 

Ronald James Phoenix

Ronald James Phoenix was an English footballer from the 50s and 60s.

He had spells at Manchester City, Rochdale and Altrincham.

He passed away on March 10th, 2021 aged 91.

 

Mirko Bazic

Mirko Bazic was a Croatian midfielder from the 50s and 60s.

He had spells at Metalac Zagreb, NK Nehaj and Kozara Gradiska.

He passed away on March 10th, 2021 aged 82.

 

Mario Boccalatte

Mario Boccalatte was an Italian midfielder from the 50s and 60s.

He had spells at Biellese and Reggiana among others.

He passed away on March 10th, 2021 aged 87.

 

Rostyslav Ihorovych Bahdasarov

Rostyslav Ihorovych Bahdasarov was a Ukrainian defender from the 2010s.

He had spells at Shakhtar Donetsk among others.

He passed away on March 13th, 2021 aged just 27 from heart disease.

 

Gilmar de Lima Nascimento, Gilmar Fuba

Gilmar de Lima Nascimento, Gilmar Fuba was a Brazilian midfielder from the 90s and 2000s.

He had spells at Corinthians and Fluminense among others.

He passed away on March 15th, 2021 aged just 45.

 

Yuri Ivanovich Shikunov

Yuri Ivanovich Shikunov was a Russian midfielder from the 50s and 60s.

He had spells at Torpedo Taganrog, Rostov-on-Don and Rostselmash.

He was a member of USSR’s 1964 Euros  squad.

He passed away on March 15th, 2021 aged 81.

 

Kristof Delorge

Kristof Delorge was a Belgian Footballer from the 2000s.

He had a spell at St Truidense among others,

He passed away on March 15th, 2021 aged just 35.

 

Daniel Eon

Daniel Eon was a French goalkeeper from the 50s into the 70s.

He had spells at Nantes, RC Ancenis and Stade Nazairien.

He earned 3 caps between 1966 and 1967.

He passed away on March 15th, 2021 aged 81.

 

 

Ahmed Mghirbi  

Ahmed Mghirbi was a Tunisian defender from the 60s and 70s.

He spent his career at Stade Tunisien.

He earned caps for his Nation between 1966 and 1972.

He passed away on March 16th, 2021 aged 74.

 

Erhan Onal

Erhan Onal was a Turkish defender from the 70s into the 90s.

He had spells at Bayern Munich and Galatasaray among others.

He earned 12 caps between 1979 and 1987.

He passed away on March 16th, 2021 aged 63.

 

 

Aaron Gamal Aguirre Fimbres

Aaron Gamal Aguirre Fimbres was a Mexican defender from the 80s and 90s.

He had spells at Deportivo Neza and Puebla among others.

He earned 2 caps between 1984 and 1985.

He passed away on March 16th, 2021 aged 62.

 

Boris Andreyevich Rassikhin

Boris Andreyevich Rassikhin was a Ukrainian midfielder from the 50s and 60s.

He had spells at Shakhter Stalino, Karpaty Lviv and Naftovyk Drohobych.

He passed away on March 16th, 2021 aged 83.

 

Laurent Madou Zahui

Laurent Madou Zahui was an Ivory Coast defender from the 70s and 80s.

He had spells at Stade d’Abidjan, Toulon and Rodez.

He had caps for his Nation between 1980 and 1988.

He passed away on March 16th, 2021 aged 60.

 

Stephen Jagielka

Stephen Jagielka was an English midfielder from the 90s into the 2010s.

He had spells at Shrewsbury Town and Accrington Stanley among others.

He passed away on March 17th, 2021 aged just 43.

 

Peter Patrick Lorimer

Peter Patrick Lorimer was a Scottish midfielder from the 60s into the 80s.

He had spells at Leeds United and Toronto Blizzard among others.

He earned 21 caps between 1969 and 1976.

He passed away on March 20th, 2021 aged 74.

 

Photo From: FKS 1975/76

(Peter Patrick Lorimer)



 

Alan Peter Slough

Alan Peter Slough was an English midfielder from the 60s into the 80s.

He had spells at Luton Town and Fulham among others.

He passed away on March 22nd, 2021 aged 73.

 

Barnabas Imenger

Barnabas Imenger was a Nigerian midfielder from the 90s and 2000s.

He represented Lobi Bank at club level.

He earned 8 caps between 1993 and 1995.

He passed away on March 22nd, 2021 aged just 45.

 

 

Frank Stewart Worthington

Frank Stewart Worthington was an English forward from the 60s into the 80s.

He had spells at Huddersfield Town and Leicester City among others.

He earned 8 caps in 1974.

He passed away on March 22nd, 2021 aged 72.

 

Photo From: Panini England 1980/81

(Frank Stewart Worthington)



 

 

Rateb Al-Awadat

Rateb Al-Awadat was a Jordanian defender from the 80s into the 2000s.

He spent his club career at Al-Faisaly.

He earned 34 caps between 2001 and 2004.

He passed away on March 26th, 2021 aged 50.

 

Alexander Anderson Kiddie

Alexander Anderson Kiddie was a Scottish footballer from the 40s and 50s.

He had spells at Aberdeen and Falkirk.

He passed away on March 27th, 2021 aged 93.

 

 

Park Kyung-ho

Park Kyung-ho was a South Korean forward from the 50s.

He represented Counter Intelligence Corps FC at club level.

He earned caps for his Nation between 1954 and 1958.

He passed away on March 29th, 2021 aged 91.

 

Maurizio Moretti

Maurizio Moretti was an Italian defender from the 60s and 70s.

He had spells at SPAL, Del Duca Ascoli and Belluno.

He passed away on March 30th, 2021 aged 76.

 

Lee Harvey Collins

Lee Harvey Collins was an English defender from the 2000s and onwards.

He had spells at Port Vale, Northampton Town and Yeovil Town among others.

He passed away on March 31st, 2021 aged just 32.


Erwin Piechowiak

Erwin Piechowiak was a German defender from the 50s and 60s.

He had spells at SV Hamburg and SC Sperber.

He passed away on March 31st, 2021 aged 84.


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