Sunderland legend Charlie Hurley dies aged 87

Ex Sunderland player Charlie Hurley takes the crowds applause during the Premier League match between Sunderland and Hull City at Stadium of Light on November 19, 2016
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Sunderland have announced that Club legend Charlie Hurley has died aged 87.

Known as The Player of the Century, Hurley captained the Black Cats to their first ever promotion in the 1963-64 season and made over 402 appearances in red and white.

The iconic centre-back also had spells at Millwall and Bolton Wanderers alongside a managerial stint at Reading.

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