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Barnsley pay tribute to Norman Rimmington after former goalkeeper, kitman and head coach dies aged 93

  • Norman Rimmington was regarded as 'Mr Barnsley' for his time at the Tykes 
  • The former kitman, head coach and assistant manager passed away on Thursday
  • 'Rimmo' signed professional terms with club in 1945 after working as a miner
  • Former goalkeeper retired aged 29 after three years at Hartlepool United 

By Press Association Reporter

Published: 11:37 EST, 29 December 2016 | Updated: 11:38 EST, 29 December 2016

Norman Rimmington, known affectionately as 'Mr Barnsley' has died aged 93, the Sky Bet Championship club have announced.

Rimmington was a stalwart at the Tykes, having joined as a player in 1945 and still worked as the laundry man into his 90s. His other roles included kitman, head coach, physio, assistant manager and groundsman.

A club statement read: 'Barnsley Football Club is truly devastated today to announce that Norman Rimmington has passed away at the age of 93.

Norman Rimmington became affectionately known as 'Mr Barnsley' for his services to the club Norman Rimmington became affectionately known as 'Mr Barnsley' for his services to the club

Norman Rimmington became affectionately known as 'Mr Barnsley' for his services to the club

''Rimmo' was a true club legend and a man who represented the club with the utmost pride and dedication throughout his life.' 

Born in Staincross, Barnsley, Norman was a fearless goalkeeper and first signed professional terms with the club in 1945. He then went on to work for the club in various other roles throughout his life.

'Barnsley Football Club ran through Norman's veins and he embodied everything good about our town and our people.

Rimmington undertook several different roles during his time with Barnsley, including physio Rimmington undertook several different roles during his time with Barnsley, including physio

Rimmington undertook several different roles during his time with Barnsley, including physio

'Through his commitment and service to the club over the decades Norman became affectionately known to the fans as 'Mr Barnsley' - a fitting tribute to a man who devoted his life to the club.

'Norman will be deeply missed by everyone here at Barnsley Football Club and we would like to send our sincere condolences to his family at this sad time.'

Born in the Staincross area of the town, Rimmington, who previously worked as a miner, played 29 times for Barnsley and retired aged 29 after three years at Hartlepool United before returning to Oakwell to coach the reserves. 



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