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Former Striker Alf Wood dies aged 74

Shrewbury Town, Alf Wood

The PFA are saddened to learn of the passing of former Shrewsbury Town and Millwall Striker Alf Wood, aged 74. 

Starting his career at Manchester City as a youth player, Wood joined Shrewsbury Town in 1966, making a total of 258 appearances for the side. Joining Millwall in 1972, Wood was a pivotal part of the Lion's team beating Everton in the FA Cup in 1973, scoring the second goal. During his two years with the club he scored 38 goals. 

A fearless forward, Wood played a total of 488 games during his career which spanned over two decades at 7 clubs. 

All at the PFA send our thoughts and condolences to Alf's family and friends.

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