Person    | Male  Born 8/3/1956  Died 15/7/1989

Laurie Cunningham

Categories: Sport / Games

Countries: Spain

Footballer. Born Laurence Paul Cunningham in Archway. One of the first black footballers to be selected for the England football team. In 1974 he made his debut for Leyton Orient moving to West Bromwich Albion in 1977, before transferring to Real Madrid in 1979. Killed in a car crash near Madrid. Londonist has a post with some great pictures and highlighting Cunningham's dance and fashion background.

Credit for this entry to: Alan Patient of www.plaquesoflondon.co.uk

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Laurie Cunningham

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Laurie Cunningham - E10

Laurie Cunningham, 1956 - 1989, football legend, pioneering England internati...

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Laurie Cunningham - N4

Laurie Cunningham, 1956 - 1989, England international footballer lived here. ...

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Laurie Cunningham - Statue

The statue was sculpted by Graham Ibbeson.

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