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Tony Leighton

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Full nameAnthony Leighton
Date of birth27 November 1939
Place of birthLeeds, England
Date of death4 April 1978(age 38)
Playing positionStriker

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Anthony "Tony" Leighton (27 November 1939 4 April 1978) was a professional footballer who played as a striker for a number of Yorkshire clubs.

Born in Leeds, Leighton played for Doncaster Rovers, Barnsley, Huddersfield Town and Bradford City.

He managed Bradford Park Avenue from December 1970 until October 1973.

Leighton died of Motor Neurone Disease in April 1978, aged only 38.

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