Ronnie Radford, scorer of iconic FA Cup goal for Hereford, dies aged 79 | Football

Ronnie Radford, whose thunderous strike for Hereford United in the quagmire of Edgar Street against Newcastle remains one of the greatest FA Cup moments, has died aged 79.

Television footage of Radford’s equaliser in the 2-1 third-round win against the first division side in February 1972 has become one of the venerable competition’s most treasured and repeated scenes.

“There was my match that was supposed to be a three minute edit at the end of the programme, propelled to the top of the show!”

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