| Norman Rimmington|
| (1923-11-29) 29 November 1923 (age 92)|
Lee Johnson, Danny Wilson, David Flitcroft, Micky Mellon, Simon Davey
Barnsley F.C. (Coach)
Norman Rimmington BEM (29 November 1923 – 29 December 2016) was an English footballer who played in the Football League for Barnsley and Hartlepool United.
Rimmington was born in Staincross and began work in the local pit whilst playing amateur football with Mapplewell Town. He joined Barnsley in 1946 where he spent one season before joining Hartlepools United. He spent five years at Hartlepool making 124 league appearances before returning to Yorkshire to play for Denaby United. After end his playing career Barnsley manager Tim Ward handed Rimmington a coaching role at the club. From then he worked as a physio and kit man at Oakwell past his 90th birthday.
On 29 December 2016, Rimmington died at the age of 93. He was known as Rimmo or Mr Barnsley for his services to the local community.
On 30 December 2016, Barnsley FC announced that Rimmington was aware that he was to be awarded a British Empire Medal for services to the local community and football in the 2017 New Year Honours List. His family will receive the medal on his behalf.
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