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BREAKING NEWS: Reg Harrison, who was the oldest living FA Cup winner, dies aged 97 surrounded by his family at his bungalow in Derby Reg Harrison died at around 9pm on Thursday night in his bungalow  Harrison lifted the FA Cup with Derby in 1946 in the first final after World War II He also served with the Royal Engineers in Northumberland during the war Harrison spent 11 years with Derby between 1944 and 1955, scoring 59 goals 

By Kishan Vaghela For Mailonline

Published: 09:39 BST, 18 September 2020 | Updated: 10:23 BST, 18 September 2020

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Reg Harrison - who was the oldest living winner of the FA Cup - has died at the age of 97.

The former winger lifted the trophy with Derby County back in 1946 following their 4-1 victory against Charlton at Wembley in the first FA Cup final since the second World War. 

Harrison died at around 9pm on Thursday night surrounded by family in the bungalow he had lived in for 54 years.

Former Derby winger Reg Harrison, the oldest living FA Cup winner, has died at the age of 97

Former Derby winger Reg Harrison, the oldest living FA Cup winner, has died at the age of 97

Harrison (right) died at around 9pm on Thursday night surrounded by family in the bungalow

Harrison (right) died at around 9pm on Thursday night surrounded by family in the bungalow

Harrison spent 11 years with Derby between 1944 and 1955, scoring 59 goals in 281 appearances for a club he had joined at the age of 16. 

During the war, he also guested for Sheffield United, Notts County, Charlton Athletic and Hartlepools United, now known simply as Hartlepool United.

He then decided to end his playing career with a two-year spell at Lancashire side Boston United before joining Derbyshire outfit

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