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Club statement: Harold Hassall

31 January 2015

Official club statement announcing the passing of former Bolton player Harold Hassall

Bolton Wanderers are saddened to hear of the passing of former player Harold Hassall.

Harold passed away on Friday after battling illness. He still lived locally and was actively supporting his beloved Bolton Wanderers through his later years.

Harold was born in Tyldesley on 4 March 1929. He would go on to represent Huddersfield before then playing over 100 games, including the 1953 FA Cup final, for Bolton Wanderers.

During his time at Bolton he also represented England on the international scene.

Everyone at Bolton Wanderers would like to pass on our deepest condolences to his family and close friends at this difficult time. 

Further details regarding the club’s tribute to Harold will follow in due course.

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