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Ray Wilkins dies aged 61

Former England, Chelsea and Manchester United midfielder, Ray Wilkins has died at the age of 61.

Wilkins was born on September 14, 1956, in Hillingdon. He was one of the finest midfielders of his generation. He was capped 84 times for England and played at two world cups. He was captain of the England team on 10 occasions.

He suffered a heart attack last week and died at St George’s Hospital on Wednesday morning.

Wilkins played for 11 clubs, including QPR, Rangers, AC Milan, and PSG and ended his career at Crystal Palace.

After retiring from active footballing, he managed Fulham FC and Jordan national team and has been a commentator and a media pundit.