Former Man City and Bournemouth boss passes away

Former Bournemouth boss John Benson has died at the age 67 following a short illness.

Former Bournemouth boss John Benson has died at the age 67 following a short illness.

Benson, who oversaw 139 games as Cherries boss, passed away at the weekend.

The former right-back also managed Manchester City, Wigan Athletic and Burnley.

The Scot's playing career included six years spent at Torquay United, where he clocked up over 200 appearances.

Benson emerged as a defender at City while he also played at Norwich and enjoyed two spells at Bournemouth.

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