On December 19 on 88-m to year of life after long illness has died the famous English commentator, scorer, and coach Jimmy hill, the BBC reports.
In 2008 he was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease.
Jimmy hill played in the attack, «Brentford and Fulham». In the London club, he spent about 300 matches in which 52 times struck gate of rivals. Jimmy hill set a club record by scoring in 1958 with five goals in one match – against «Doncaster Rovers».
In 1961-67, he coached the Coventry and managed to lead the team from third in the elite division of English football. In the 1970s, he was President of the club.
Jimmy hill is most known as host of «match of the day», broadcasted on the BBC. He has conducted more than 600 programs.