Soccer Player

Don Revie – Cause of Death, Age of Death, and Other Facts!

Don Revie died at age 61, respectable. Check out the death cause, death date, and more facts about the circumstances surrounding soccer player Don Revie's death.

Biography - A Short Wiki

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.

Information about the death of Don Revie
Cause of deathMotor neurone disease
Age of death61 years
ProfessionSoccer Player
BirthdayJuly 10, 1927
Death dateMay 26, 1989
Place of deathSpire Murrayfield Hospital, Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Place of burialN/A