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A YORK-BORN post-war footballing hero has been immortalised in his home city.

The first of three streets on the new housing development at the former home of York City - Bootham Crescent - has been named Alf Patrick Court

- after legendary York City goalscorer Alf Patrick who died aged 100 in 2021.

As The Press first reported back in December 2022, following submissions put forward by fans of the club, York-based housebuilder Persimmon got the go-ahead from City of York Council and Royal Mail to name streets, buildings and walkways after former players.


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