On This Day – Norman ‘Bite Yer Legs’ Hunter Born

29-10-1943: The fierce tackling Leeds defender Norman Hunter was born on this day in 1943.

Norman Hunter telephoned me once to say that he’d gone home with a broken  leg. I asked him ‘Whose leg is it?’

Les Cocker, Leeds United and England trainer from The Cassell Soccer Companion by David Pickering, 1997

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