Coventry City fans mourn former manager Jimmy Hill
19 December 2015
From the section Coventry & Warwickshire
Jimmy Hill became Coventry City manager in 1961, setting them on their way from the Third Division to the First Division
Tributes are pouring in after former Coventry City manager and club chairman Jimmy Hill died aged 87.
He joined the club as manager in 1961, leaving six years later shortly after they had promoted to the First Division for the first time.
Tributes are being left at the statue of him outside Coventry’s home ground, the Ricoh Arena.
Sky Blues manager Tony Mowbray led the plaudits, describing him as “a forward-thinker …read more
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