Former England Captain, Ray Wilkins dies in hospital after heart attack

Former England international footballer Ray Wilkins has died aged 61, the PFA has confirmed.

Wilkins, who played for both Chelsea and Manchester United during his playing career, fell ill at the end of March and sadly passed away on April 4.

In a statement, the PFA said: “It is with great sadness and heavy hearts that we have learnt that former England midfielder Ray Wilkins has passed away, aged 61.

“The thoughts and condolences of everyone at the PFA are with his family and friends.”

Wilkins also played for European giants PSG and AC Milan during a playing career that spanned over 20 years, while he managed the likes of QPR and Fulham following his retirement, as well as being caretaker boss at Chelsea in 2009.

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