FORMER York City striker David Dunmore has died aged 87.

Dunmore made more than 120 appearances for the Minstermen across two spells, during which he netted 41 goals.

Born in Whitehaven on February 8, 1934, Dunmore honed his footballing trade in the Minster city and joined York from Cliftonville, where he made the switch from wing-half to centre-forward.

As a powerfully built 18-year-old, he made a splash on his debut by scoring in a 3-0 home win over Crewe Alexandra in the final game of the 1951/52 season.

After 48 appearances and 25 goals for City between 1951 and 1953, he netted York a then record transfer fee of £10,5000 when he was sold to Tottenham Hotspur in February 1954.

From Spurs, he went on to secure fan-favourite status at West Ham United and Leyton Orient before returning to City for a £5,000 fee in June 1965.

Dunmore finished his league career with 132 goals from 396 games. After retiring from football, he worked as a panel beater in a garage.

He passed away on July 11.