Former England player and manager passes away at the age of 80

Sunday 26 Nov 2023

It was announced on Sunday 26 November that former England player and manager Terry Venables had passed away the previous day, following a long illness. 

An FA spokesperson said: "We are all deeply saddened by the passing of former England manager Terry Venables, a true football icon. 

"As one of the sport's most charismatic figures, he leaves behind a legacy that captured the imagination of many and enhanced the global reputation of the English game.

"Today our game mourns the loss of not only a great character but an innovative, forward-thinking manager who was an inspiration to a generation of English players and coaches."

Read an obituary on the England Football website.

By Communications department