Gerald Sinstadt Death – Cause of Death: Former television commentator, Gerald Sinstadt passed away on Wednesday, November 10. He was 91 years old.
Sinstadt began broadcasting on the British Forces Broadcasting Service in October 1949 and BBC Radio in the 1950s and 1960s. He moved into television in the mid-1960s with Anglia Television.
From 1969 to 1981 he was the main football commentator/presenter for Granada Television in North West England.
Sinstadt commentated on iconic games such as Manchester City against United in 1974 and Liverpool’s European Cup quarter-final second-leg win against St Etienne in 1977.
The loss of the Legendary commentator is a great loss to the football world.
“Sad to hear of the passing of legendary football commentator. Gerald Sinstadt. Loved his voice on kick off with Denis Law on a Friday after Granada reports and on the Big Match on Sunday afternoon. Another bit of my childhood gone. RIP.” – Sean Loughlin
“R.I.P Gerald Sinstadt. An absolute legend of football commentary in my lifetime. Will be sadly missed.”