Former England supervisor Terry Venables has died aged 80 after a protracted sickness, his household have confirmed.
A press release issued on behalf of his household stated: ‘We’re completely devastated by the lack of a beautiful husband and father who handed away peacefully yesterday after a protracted sickness.
‘We might ask that privateness be given at this extremely unhappy time to permit us to mourn the lack of this beautiful man who we have been so fortunate to have had in our lives.’
A press release from the League Supervisor’s Affiliation added: ‘The LMA is deeply saddened to listen to of the passing of LMA member and former LMA President Terry Venables. Our ideas are very a lot with Yvette and all of Terry’s household right now.’
Venables served as England supervisor between 1994 and 1996.
Throughout that interval, the Three Lions reached the semi-finals of the 1996 European championships, the place they have been knocked out by Germany on penalties.
Tottenham, who Venables each performed for and managed throughout his storied footballing profession, can pay tribute their former boss forward of their Sunday afternoon recreation at residence to Aston Villa.
Born in Dagenham in 1943, Venables remodeled 200 appearances for Chelsea, additionally taking part in over 100 occasions for Tottenham and Crystal Palace throughout his 16-year taking part in profession.
In 1976 he started life within the dugout with success within the dugout at Palace and QPR earlier than taking on at Barcelona in 1984. He received La Liga in his first season in cost earlier than returning to England in 1987 to take over at Tottenham, main them to the FA Cup in 1991.
Given the England job in 1994 following their failure to qualify for USA 1994. On residence turf at Euro 96, they misplaced to eventual winners Germany after a heartbreaking penalty shoot-out defeat.
Venables spent a 12 months in control of Australia earlier than returning to England for an additional spell at Palace adopted by stints at Middlesbrough and Leeds United.
He returned to the England set-up in 2006, a part of Steve McClaren’s employees that led to failure to qualify for Euro 2028.
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