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Sheffield United club photographer loses battle with cancer


Martyn Harrison, the official club photographer at Sheffield United Football Club, has lost a year-long battle with cancer.

The freelance sports photographer spend almost 30 years working with the Blades and has dedicated his entire photographic library to the club.

A statement on the club website reads:

“On behalf of all the United family, sincere condolences to Martyn’s family and friends. Rest in peace, Martyn.”

Meanwhile Sheffield United’s co-chairman, Jim Phipps also paid tribute:

“RIP Martyn Harrison, the eyes of Sheffield United for so very many years. We will miss you, Baldy.”

60-year-old Harrison lived in Doncaster and his final match pitch side was Chris Morgan’s testimonial in July before illness prevented him returning.

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