Former England football manager Graham Taylor dies

Former England football manager Graham Taylor dies
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Former England football manger Graham Taylor has died aged 72

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Former England football manger Graham Taylor has died aged 72.

The coach, who lead the team in their disastrous failed qualification campaign for the 1994 World Cup, is thought to have suffered a heart attack.

We are deeply saddened today by news of the death of our former manager Graham Taylor. RIP Graham. #AVFCpic.twitter.com/QCU1cCzCxN

— Aston Villa FC (@AVFCOfficial) January 12, 2017

He also managered club sides Watford, Aston Villa and Wolverhampton Wanderers and more recently worked as an expert on television.

During his stewardship he lead Watford and Aston Villa to be runners-up in the First Division, England’s former top flight football league.

Devastated. Graham Taylor was my hero. My idol. An amazing, warm, generous man. There will never, ever be another like him. #watfordfc

— Rookery Mike (@RookeryMike) January 12, 2017

He was appointed as England manager in 1990, but resigned shortly after his failed 1994 World Cup campaign.

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