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Terry Cooper

Terry Cooper

Clubs played for: Leeds United, Middlesbrough, Bristol City, Bristol Rovers, Doncaster Rovers, Bristol City (1963-1984).

Born: 1944

Birthplace: Brotherton, Yorkshire

Position: Left-back

Biography: Battling England international full back with 20 caps to his name. Became the country's first player/director while with Bristol City, who he also managed until early 1988. Most recently had a second term of office at Exeter City, after an interlude at Birmingham City. having previously guided them to the Third Division title in 1990, He returned to St James's Park in January 1994, but resigned due to ill health in June 1995, spent a year living in Tenerife before joined the Southampton coaching staff. He now acts as a scout for the south coast club. (Scored the winner in the 1968 League Cup final)

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Cooper, Terry Myself and my brother were going to a Leeds home match 73 or 74 , went into a shop and there was Terry negotiating the sale of a second hand torch with a customer.
12-04-23 Rory Mackle

Cooper, Terry RIP LEEDS LEGEND. Taken too soon.
01-08-21 Mac

Cooper, Terry I have been a Leeds United fan since I was a little boy and am now 70, Terry Cooper was one of the Leeds United greats and has joined some of his great teammates in heaven. RIP Terry. Another legend gone to his heavenly home.
01-08-21 Pat Ryan

Cooper, Terry Totally genuine guy. Did so much for Bristol City when they were in there darkest hours. Total legend for us. Memorable times.
04-09-20 Ian davis

Cooper, Terry Like every other man in the famous Leeds team of the late 60s and early 70s, Terry was a legend. A hard man (no surprises there) but a gentle, well loved bloke off the field.
31-08-20 Sean O'Connell

Cooper, Terry I first saw Terry Cooper play for Leeds in the 60's and 70's. He was part of the brilliant Don Revie team, often said to be the best club side in the world at that time. I can remember reading that Terry started off as a winger, but the great Don, moved him to left back, where he became IMO the best attacking left back of that era. He was so quick and would take the ball past opposing players before passing or crossing the ball. His most memorable goal, was the one he scored against Arsenal in the League Cup final at Wembley, which was one of the first trophies for the Don Revie side. I also saw him play for England at Wembley, and was again impressed wth his skill and pace. Injuries, including a broken leg robbed him of more appearances, like many skilful players them days, he was unprotected by referees from dirty and unfair tackling. What I did see of him I will always treasure, great player and a gentleman. MOT

20-08-20 Derek Walker

Cooper , Terry I saw Terry play in the 1970 world cup finals in Mexico. He was and still is the best attacking Left-back I ever watched. He could take the ball around any opponent and he was simply a joy to watch.

Cooper , Terry Great manager at Birmingham. I taped some of the brmb radio soccer forums he did. I still have them now. Knowledgeable man great to listen to and I think he could have took Birmingham City to great things. Barry Fry took over and was nowhere near as good. Loyally stuck with Birmingham when they were in a mess. Terry should have been our manager for years. Respect

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