Winger Bobby Dale, who played for Bury and Colchester United in the 1950s, has died at the age of 75.
The Shakers website reports that he passed away last week after suffering with cancer for a long time.
Born in Irlam, Dale joined Bury from non-League Altrincham in 1951, and scored two goals in 15 appearances before moving to Colchester in 1953.
He then made 128 appearances for the U's before his football career was ended by tuberculosis in 1958.
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