“Liverpool legend” Ray Kennedy has passed away after a 35-year battle with Parkinson’s Disease.
Kennedy played as a forward for Arsenal before moving to Liverpool as a left-sided midfielder.
Friends and fans of the footballer have taken to Twitter to react to the news of his death.
The Liverpool player scored 72 goals in 393 appearances for the club during at Anfield over seven and half years.
Ex Liverpool player, John Aldridge spoke about how “magnificent” Kennedy was.
Yet Another Magnificent Ex LFC star has passed away folks,Ray Kennedy what a player and lovely bloke who suffered so much with Parkinson’s disease for most of his life.He will definitely never walk https://t.co/CxXHib8TJh Ray 🙏ynwa
— John Aldridge (@Realaldo474) November 30, 2021
TV Personality, Piers Morgan said Kennedy was one of his footballing heroes.
RIP Ray Kennedy.
Arsenal double-winning star in 1971 and one of my first footballing heroes.
Went on to play for Liverpool & England.
Fought a long courageous battle with Parkinson’s Disease. Very sad news. pic.twitter.com/kFg9NR1YNn
— Piers Morgan (@piersmorgan) November 30, 2021
Twitter user Ged Rea said he was “truly gutted” with the news.
RIP Ray Kennedy. One of the legendary Liverpool midfielders of any generation. His team mates and opponents knew just how brilliant he was.
He fought a horrible illness for many years with great dignity and resolve.
Truly gutted to hear this news today. 💔
— Ged Rea (@ged0407) November 30, 2021
Twitter page, Football Remind, reflected on the football stats of the Liverpool player.
RIP Ray Kennedy 🙏
He won the First Division and FA Cup double with Arsenal in 1971.
In 1974 he signed for Liverpool for £200k. He would go on to win:
First Division 🏆🏆🏆🏆🏆
European Cup 🏆🏆🏆
UEFA Cup 🏆
League Cup 🏆
He was capped 17 times by England 🏴 pic.twitter.com/FMzGsPiGSS
— Football Remind (@FootballRemind) November 30, 2021
Twitter user, Jeff Goulding sent his thoughts to Ray’s family.
Rest in Peace Ray Kennedy, an Anfield great. He will never be forgotten. Thoughts with family and all those close to Ray https://t.co/MD0hHGnCYF
— Jeff Goulding (@ShanklysBoys1) November 30, 2021