Edgar Rumney, English footballer, died at 78

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Dead. Edgar Rumney, born September 15, 1936 and died on August 18, 2015, he was an English professional footballer who played for Colchester United.

Born in Abberton in Essex, Rumney signed for Colchester in 1957, having been an apprentice at the club.

A full back, he made his debut against QPR on 2 September 1957, and went on to make 49 appearances for the club, before leaving to join Sudbury Town as player-coach in 1964.

After retiring from playing football he became involved with Abberton and District Cricket Club, and became the the club’s record holder for number of appearances (1,627) and wickets taken (1,831), as well as serving as club captain and president.

English footballer Edgar Rumney died August on 18, 2015 at age 78.