Famed Cork goalkeeper Ludzic dies

Renowned Cork League of Ireland goalkeeper Alec Ludzic has died, aged 52.

Renowned Cork League of Ireland goalkeeper Alec Ludzic has died, aged 52.

Ludzic, originally from Derby in England, died unexpectedly at his home in Grange, Cork.

Ludzic first played League of Ireland football with Cork Celtic in 1969, and went on to become a legend in Cork soccer, also playing for Cork Alberts, Cobh Ramblers and Cork City.

He played more than 900 League of Ireland games, winning a league medal in 1974, and was still a member of the Cork City squad right up to the 1990s.

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