Norman Rimmington, English footballer, Died at 93


Norman Rimmington was born on November 29, 1923, in Staincros and died on December 29, 2016.

He was an English footballer.

He played in the Football League for Barnsley and Hartlepools United.

He began work in the local pit whilst playing amateur football with Mapplewell Town.

Norman joined Barnsley in 1946 where he spent one season before joining Hartlepools United.

Norman Rimmington spent five years at Hartlepool making 124 league appearances before returning to Yorkshire to play for Denaby United.

At the end of his playing career Barnsley manager Tim Ward handed Rimmington a coaching role at the club.

After that, he worked as a physio and kit man at Oakwell past his 90th birthday.

Norman Rimmington passed away at 93 years old.