At the age of 79, the former football player and its president passed away Manchester CityFrances Lee, plunging into their mourning “Piolites”.
“It is with the deepest sadness and the heaviest heart that we announce the death of the former player and president of Manchester City, Francis Lee, at the age of 79,” say the “citizens” characteristically of the death of the club legend.
Francis made 330 appearances for Manchester City, scoring 148 goals. He won a First Division title, an FA Cup, a League Cup, a European Cup Winners’ Cup and two Charity Shields during a glittering eight years as a City player.
Francis later returned to City as club chairman in 1994, spending four years at the… helm of the club.
As stated in the Manchester City announcement “…Lee passed away in the early hours of the morning after a long battle with cancer. His wife Gill and children Charlotte, Jonny and Nick say he will be greatly missed and would like to thank everyone for their kind words.
Everyone at Manchester City would like to send their condolences to Francis’ friends and family at this very difficult time.
As a mark of respect, flags around the Etihad Stadium and the city’s football academy are flying at half-mast.”
It is with the deepest sadness and heaviest of hearts that we announce the passing of former Manchester City player and Chairman Francis Lee.
Everyone at Manchester City would like to send their condolences to the friends and family of Francis at this very difficult time.
— Manchester City (@ManCity) October 2, 2023
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