Terry Neill, former Arsenal and Tottenham manager, dies aged 80 | Football

The former Arsenal and Tottenham manager Terry Neill has died aged 80. Neill led Arsenal to three consecutive FA Cup finals from 1978-80, winning one, and to the 1980 Cup Winners’ Cup final.

Neill played for Arsenal, Hull and Northern Ireland as a defender, joining Hull as player-manager in 1970 at the age of 28. He left Hull to succeed Bill Nicholson at Tottenham in 1974 and was recruited by Arsenal two years later.

He stayed there until his sacking in December 1983 and never managed again even though he was then only 41.

The 1979 FA Cup final win over Manchester United in a dramatic game…

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