Left half who played professionally from 1944-1961 for several clubs, including Manchester United, and he played internationally for England from 1946-1951.
He was part of Manchester United's youth team from 1943-1944.
He played for Peterborough United from 1956-1958.
He was born in Lancashire, England.
Midfielder Bobby Charlton was playing for Manchester United's youth team while Cockburn was playing for the senior club.