Tony Millington, Welsh footballer, Died at 72

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Dead, Tony Millington, born 5 June 1943 and died August 5, 2015 is a retired Welsh footballer who played as a goalkeeper for West Bromwich Albion, Crystal Palace, Peterborough United and Swansea City in the 1960s and 1970s and made 21 international appearances for Wales.

His career ended in 1975 following a car accident and he is now the disability officer at Wrexham.

He is the brother of Grenville Millington, who played in goal for Rhyl and Chester.

Millington left the Football League in the summer of 1974 and moved to Northern Ireland to work in his father-in-law’s business, turning out occasionally for Glenavon.

His football career was ended by a car crash in 1975; his injuries resulted him being wheelchair-bound for the rest of his life and in need of constant care.

He settled in Wrexham where he helped found a club for Wrexham Football Club’s disabled supporters, going on to become the football club’s disability officer.