Aston Villa Legend Graham Taylor Dies

Former Aston Villa and Wolves manager Graham Taylor has died

The world of football is paying tribute to legend Graham Taylor, who has died from a suspected heart attack at the age of 72.

He had two spells in charge at Villa, as well as being in charge of Wolverhampton Wanderers for a year.

His family said in a statement: "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."

Sir Elton John has taken to Twitter to share his sadness at today's news:

Alan Shearer tweeted:

Gary Lineker:

Aston Villa and Wolves, who play each other in the Championship this weekend have remembered their former manager.

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