World Soccer



Joey BEAUCHAMP (1971-2022)

A legend at hometown club Oxford United, Beauchamp was sold to West Ham United for £1 million in1994 but never settled in East London and ended up back in Oxford a year later. A talented winger, he cemented his status as a cult hero over the following seven years, once scoring a goal that was voted the greatest ever in the club’s history by fans in1999. He retired in 2002 and remains fifth on Oxford’s list of all-time top goalscorer­s.

Hector PULIDO (1942-2022)

Former Cruz Azul and Mexico midfielder who started three of his country’s four games at the1970 World Cup on home soil, winning 43 El Tri caps in total.

Pierluigi FROSIO (1948-2022)

A legend of Italian side Perugia, where he made over 300 appearance­s and captained the club to the Serie B title in1974-75. He remained in Umbria for a decade, starring in the side that finished second in Serie A in1978-79, before later managing the club.

Charles YOHANE (1973-2022)

A Zimbabwe internatio­nal defender who starred in the nation’s first-ever Africa Cup of Nations appearance in 2004.

MAURI (1934-2022)

Former Spain and Athletic Bilbao midfielder who starred in the leaguewinn­ing side of1955-56. Also won three Copas del Rey with the Basque club.

Mate FENYVESI (1933-2022)

Hungarian internatio­nal who went to three World Cups between195­8 and 1966, while also scoring164 goals in 551 games for Ferencvaro­s, including the winner against Juventus in the1965 Inter-Cities Fairs Cup final. After retiring he worked as a vet and later in politics, serving as an MP from1998 to 2006.

Julio MORALES (1945-2022)

In a trophy-laden career, the Uruguay internatio­nal won six league titles and two Copas Libertador­es in two separate spells at Montevideo side Nacional, either side of five years at Austria Vienna, where he won two league titles and reached the European Cup Winners’ Cup final in 1978. Only four players have scored more goals in Libertador­es history. Roger LAMBRECHT (1931-2022) Colourful chairman of Belgian club Lokeren for 25 years before he sold it in 2019. Mark Gleeson

Steve BURTENSHAW (1935-2022)

Burtenshaw worked in football for 50 years as a player, coach, manager, scout and caretaker manager. Despite being a one-club man during his playing career at Brighton, he was best known for his work at Arsenal, where he worked first as manager of the reserves. He took temporary charge of the club in1986 following the departure of Don Howe, and continued under George Graham as chief scout until1996, before taking similar roles at QPR and Manchester City.

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Oxford United legend… Beauchamp
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Burtenshaw…at Arsenal in1970

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