This week the game of football lost one of the true gentlemen of the sport.
I first knew Graham Taylor when he was manager of Lincoln City. Our paths crossed again when he managed Watford and Aston Villa. Without Graham players such as John Barnes may never have become star names.
Graham was as honest a football manager as I ever had the pleasure of dealing with. The manner in which he was treated by the tabloid sports press when he was manager of England was a disgrace. It hurt him and his family, including his mother, who spent two . . .
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