Ex-Man City boss John Bond dies aged 79

September 26, 2012
By ESPN staff
John Bond, who led Manchester City to the 1981 FA Cup final, has died at the age of 79.

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The flamboyant Bond, who also had spells in charge of Bournemouth, Norwich, Swansea, Birmingham and Shrewsbury, had a reputation for getting his teams to play free-flowing, attacking football.

As a player, he spent the majority of his career at West Ham, making 444 appearances for them, and when he moved in to management his larger than life style ...

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