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Jimmy Hill OBE

Footballer, Broadcaster
22 July 1928 to 19 December 2015

A legend of football as a player, manager and administrator, Hill also contributed greatly to his sport as a trailblazing broadcaster. He served as the head of sport at London Weekend Television (1968-1972) before joining the BBC where he appeared as a presenter and analyst on over 600 instalments of Match of the Day (1973-1999).

Read Jimmy Hill's Guardian obituary here