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FA Cup final hero Porterfield dies

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The man whose goal produced one of the greatest FA Cup final shocks has died at the age of 61.

Ian Porterfield, who fired Second Division Sunderland to victory over the mighty Leeds at Wembley Stadium in 1973, died at a hospice in Surrey on Tuesday night.

Porterfield was diagnosed with colon cancer earlier this year, but carried on with his duties as manager of Armenia´s national team until just before his death.

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