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Former international Wilkins (61) died

Former English national football player Ray Wilkins died as a result of a heart attack.

Ray Wilkins is at the age of 61 died after a heart attack.

Including his former club Chelsea announce the death of the midfielder, who as a player and assistant coach, was active in the London club. “Everyone at Chelsea is devastated with the news that Ray Wilkins, our former player, captain and assistant coach died. RIP Ray, you will be greatly missed,” reported Chelsea via Twitter. Wilkins was 61 years.

Wilkins was last week in the hospital after he was hit by a heart attack. It immediately became clear that the ex-player of Chelsea, Manchester United, AC Milan and Glasgow Rangers in bad shape.

Wilkins won the FA Cup with Manchester United in 1983 and he played 84 times for the English national team. In ten international matches he was captain. After his active career he became coach and he was an analyst for Sky Sports. He was in 2009 at Chelsea as assistant to Guus Hiddink.

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