Sheffield United: Former Blade passes away

Former Sheffield United goalkeeper John Hope has died, aged 67.

Monday, 18th July 2016, 4:32 pm
Updated Monday, 18th July 2016, 5:34 pm

Hope, who moved to Bramall Lane from Newcastle United in 1971, made over 70 appearances for the club and was a member of the squad that won promotion to the top-flight later that year.

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A United spokesperson said: “The thoughts of the Blades family are with John’s nearest and dearest at this time, the flag at Bramall Lane flies at half mast in tribute.”