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Former United manager Sexton dies at 82

November 26, 2012 09:35 IST

Former Manchester United and Chelsea manager Dave Sexton has died aged 82, the English Football Association said in a statement on Sunday.

Dave SextonSexton lifted the FA Cup as Chelsea boss in 1970 and went on to win the European Cup Winners' Cup the following season.

He made his name as a player with West Ham United and went on to manage Manchester United between 1977 and 1981 after leaving Queens Park Rangers.

The Londoner later had two stints as England Under-21 manager.

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