A FORMER Wrexham AFC striker has died aged 65.

Michael 'Mick' Vinter played for the Reds for three years between 1979 and 1982 - bagging 25 goals in 101 starts for the club.

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He then moved to Oxford United for a fee of £25,000 - going on to make 69 appearances.

The Boston-born striker started out at his hometown club under legendary manager Jim Smith.

Following later spells at Mansfield, Newport and various non-league clubs across the East Midlands, Vinter spent the rest of his life in the Nottingham area and died in a nursing home after a battle with dementia.

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