Raymond Kennedy Death – Obituary, Cause Of Death

Ray Kennedy, A Former England Midfielder Of Liverpool Died Following A Long Battle With Parkinson’s Disease

Ray Kennedy, a Former England Midfielder of Liverpool died following a long battle with Parkinson’s disease on Tuesday, November 30, 2021, at age 70.

He was an English footballer who won every domestic honor in the game with Arsenal and Liverpool in the 1970s and early 1980s. Kennedy played as a forward for Arsenal and then played as a left-sided midfielder for Liverpool.

He was born on July 28, 1951, in Seaton Delaval, United Kingdom with a Height of 1.8 m. He was a Midfielder and a center-forward. He won league titles with Liverpool and Arsenal. A highlight of his Liverpool career came when he scored a decisive away goal against Bayern Munich in the second leg of the 1981 European Cup semifinals.

Kennedy also played 17 times for England. In 1991, he sold his medals and national team caps to help raise funds for his care. He won the league and FA Cup double with Arsenal in 1971. He joined Liverpool three years later and won five league titles and three European Cups.

Two of Kennedy’s most famous goals for the club came in the European Cup, scoring the second in the memorable 3-1 quarter-final win over St Etienne in 1977 and notching at Bayern Munich to win the 1981 semi-final on away goals.

He later moved to Swansea City, Hartlepool, and Cypriot team Pezoporikos before ongoing health issues ultimately led to a diagnosis of Parkinson’s disease in November 1986.

Be the first to comment

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.


*