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    Ivor Broadis, 96, oldest former England international

    LONDON — Ivor Broadis, a World War II veteran who become a professional soccer player and was the oldest former England international, has died. He was 96.

    Newcastle, one of Mr. Broadis’s former clubs, announced the death Saturday, saying he ‘‘sadly passed away on Friday evening.’’

    After serving in the Royal Air Force during World War II, Mr. Broadis played for Carlisle, Sunderland, Manchester City, and Newcastle in a career that lasted until 1960.