RIP: Peter Wragg

Last updated : 28 June 2004 By @blades_mad1889

Wragg, who played for Rotherham, Sheffield Utd, York and Bradford as a player before managing Haxby and Halifax Town died on the evening of 24 June 2004.

He played for the Blades between 1953 and 1956 and played 65 times whilst scoring 21 goals. During that time he scored in seven consecutive games starting from 17 September 1955 to 29 October the same year.

He was acquired from Rotherham United for a sum of £1,500 before being sold to York City for £4,000. He later lived in York working for the Probation Service and later went to live in Torquay via Hampshire.

Peter, who was in Plymouth Hospital whilst tests for heat condition was taking place was looking forward to the Portugal v England game on TV, but sadly died before the match kicked-off.

He leaves behind a widow Wendy, two daughters, Angela and Christine, three grandchildren and two great grandchildren.

His cremation will take place in Torqay on Friday 2 July at 2:30pm.

We would like to pass on our condolences to Wendy Wragg and the family.