Former Chelsea forward Baldwin dies aged 78-ZoomTech News


Tommy Baldwin helped Chelsea win the FA Cup for the primary time and elevate their first European trophy

Former Chelsea ahead Tommy Baldwin has died aged 78 following a protracted sickness.

Baldwin started his profession at Arsenal, transferring to Stamford Bridge in 1966 in a part-exchange for George Graham.

He scored 92 objectives in 239 appearances and was a key participant within the first Chelsea aspect to win the FA Cup in 1970.

The next season, he helped the membership elevate a primary European trophy as they beat Actual Madrid after a replay within the Cup Winners’ Cup closing in Greece.

Baldwin additionally performed within the 1967 FA Cup closing and 1972 League Cup closing defeats by Tottenham and Stoke.

He left Chelsea within the mid-Seventies, turning into one in every of a bunch of gamers from England to function within the high-profile North American Soccer League.

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