Aston Villa Legend Graham Taylor Dies

12 January 2017, 18:53 | Updated: 12 January 2017, 18:56

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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.