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Former deep-lying centre forward who played for a number of teams, most notably the English national team, Manchester City, and Leeds United.
He grew up poor, learning to play soccer using a ball fashioned out of a bundle of rags.
After his playing career was over, he became a manager, leading England’s national team from 1974 to 1977.
How did Don Revie die?
Don Revie's death was caused by motor neurone disease.
The manager featured in the 2009 film The Damned United, which dramatised events at the club when Brian Clough took over from Revie for a period of 44 days in 1974. Revie died of motor neurone disease in 1989, aged 61.
|Cause of death||Motor neurone disease|
|Age of death||61 years|
|Birthday||July 10, 1927|
|Death date||May 26, 1989|
|Place of death||Spire Murrayfield Hospital, Edinburgh, United Kingdom|
|Place of burial||N/A|