Former England manager Graham Taylor dies at 72

Graham Taylor

Graham Taylor

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Former England manager Graham Taylor has died.

He was 72.

A family statement said: ‘With the greatest sadness, we have to announce that Graham passed away at his home early this morning of a suspected heart attack.

‘The family are devastated by this sudden and totally unexpected loss.’

Taylor managed England from 1990 until 1993. He was a club manager at Lincoln, Watford, Aston Villa and Wolves, and in recent years a pundit on the BBC and BT Sport.

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