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england legend Terry venables dies aged 80

Former England football manager Terry Venables has died at the age of 80. 

His family said he “passed away peacefully yesterday after a long illness”.

Venables guided the men’s national team to the semi-finals of the 1996 European Championships, where they were knocked out by Germany 6-5 on penalties at Wembley.

During his managerial career, he also was in charge of clubs including Tottenham, Crystal Palace, Queens Park Rangers and Barcelona.

In Spain, Venables, often referred to as El Tel, won the domestic title with the Catalan side in the 1984/85 season and then claimed the FA Cup with Tottenham in 1991.