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'The Most Important Man In English Football History' - Legend Jimmy Hill Dies Aged 87

'The Most Important Man In English Football History' -  Legend Jimmy Hill Dies Aged 87
By PJ Browne Updated
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Following a seven-year battle with Alzheimer's, Jimmy Hill has passed away aged 87.

Hill began as a footballer and would go on to become a manager, chairman, head of sport with ITV and a pundit.

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However, he would become best known for his exploits on Match of the Day as both a presenter and analyst.

He is credited with being one of the great football innovators, helping to abolish the maximum wage, introducing of three points for a win, the first ever electronic scoreboard and commissioning English football's first all-seater stadium.

Tributes have been forthcoming since news of his death broke.

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