Burnley legend Adamson dies
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Burnley's league title-winning captain and manager Jimmy Adamson has died aged 82, the club announced today.

Adamson, who made 486 appearances for the Clarets during a 17-year playing career, is best known for skippering the club to their league title triumph in 1960.

"Burnley Football Club is sad to confirm the passing of a true club legend in Jimmy Adamson," read a statement on the club's website.

"Adamson, a former manager and captain of the club at the peak of its powers, has died at the age of 82. Ashington-born Adamson gave three decades of magnificent service to the Clarets."

Adamson joined Burnley as a 17-year-old in 1947 before making his senior debut in 1951. He was named Footballer of the Year in 1962, after a season which saw him win a place in England's squad for the 1962 FIFA World Cup in Chile, although he never won an international cap.