A former manager of Manchester United and Chelsea FC, Tommy Docherty, is dead.
Docherty died on Thursday at the age of 92 after a long illness.
Man United in in reaction to the news of Docherty’s death took to its official Twitter handle to express sadness, tweeting thus:
“We’re deeply saddened by the passing of Tommy Docherty, who led us to FA Cup victory in 1977 with a thrilling, attacking team in the best traditions of Manchester United.
“Everyone at the club sends sincere condolences to Tommy’s loved ones,” Man United tweeted.
Also reacting, Chelsea in a tweet on Twitter wrote:
“Everybody at Chelsea Football Club is very saddened to learn of the death of our former player and manager Tommy Docherty.
“Tommy was a legend of our game, and our thoughts are with his family and close friends at this time.”
Docherty, a former Scotland, Aston Villa and Derby County manager, made more than 300 appearances for Preston as a player.
He also won 25 international caps for Scotland national team.
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