Trevor Cherry experienced the highs and lows of Leeds. He captained
Huddersfield to the Division 2 title in 1970, and was picked up by Don
Revie in summer 1972. He took on just about every position in the
defence, and appeared in the midfield with equal success. He picked up
a League Championship medal in 1974, with most of his appearances that
season coming at left-back. He was famously sent off for England in an
ill-tempered match in Buenos Aires: having had two teeth punched out
by an Argentinian player, the ref sent him off. He captained Leeds
from the departure of Billy Bremner through to his own departure in
Cherry moved to Bradford City where, as player-manager and then manager,
he took them up into Division 2, but fell out of favour and was sacked in
Danielle Cherry says: well what can I say - he's my dad and one of
the greatest guys I know!
steve says: Cherry was always my hero and I couldn't understand why
they kept playing him at the back when he all that skill. Saw him
score sweetly at Highbury to earn a well earned draw in 78?
Richard Jones says: Today 23rd Feb 2004 is Trevor's 56th
birthday. Just 3 days after his 29th birthday he scored the only goal
in the classic 5th round FA Cup tie v Man City at ER when his strength
and never say die attitude meant he got to the ball first to put it
past Joe Corrigan. That edged LU through against a very good City
team. I was there that day and that goal said everything about Trevor
Cherry who was also unlucky not to be chosen to start in the 1975
European Cup Final.
emma b says: apparently he's related to me. he's my dads cousin or
something...dont know if this is true but he's a legend!
jake says: My grandma and grandad lived next door to him on
southfield road in feney bridge