By | November 22, 2021
John David Sewell Death

John David Sewell Death – John David Sewell has passed away on Sunday, November 2021, at the age of 85. The English professional footballer who had a long career in the Football League death has been made known by his former team Charlton Athletic through their Twitter page. Charlton posted on Twitter mourning the passing of Sewell; “Charlton is saddened to hear of the passing of former Addick John Sewell at the age of 85. The right-back played 204 games for the club between 1956 and 1964. RIP John.”

David Sewell was born in Brockley, England on July 7, 1936. After his playing career, he continued as a coach in the North American Soccer League (NASL) during the 1970s. John was nicknamed “The Duke”, because of his good dress sense. He was well known for his distinction of never having been booked during his English playing career and only once throughout his entire playing career.

Sewell played in Bexleyheath and Welling in his youth and he played professionally in Charlton Athletic (1955-1963) appearing a total of 185 for the team, Crystal Palace (1963-1971) appearance (231) goals (6), Leyton Orient (1971-1972) appearance (7) no goals, St. Louis Stars (1972–1975) appearance (58) goals (4).

As a coach, Sewell managed St. Louis Stars (1974–1977), and also California Surf from 1978–1980. The cause of Sewell’s death has not been made available to the public.

Photo Credits – Charlton Athletics FC via Twitter.