Norman Hunter: The Elland Road hard man who helped turn Leeds into a powerhouse

Norman Hunter/Leeds 1969
(Image credit: PA)

Norman Hunter, who has died at the age of 76, was one of English football’s fiercest competitors in a bygone era renowned for its hard men.

His unflinching tackles earned him the nickname ‘Bite Yer Legs’, but there was more to the former Leeds and England defender than that.

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