Jimmy Hill, former footballer, broadcaster and Trustee dies

Jimmy Hill OBE

2000 Annual Awards Ceremony

The Torch Trophy Trust would like to express their condolences to the family of Jimmy Hill OBE, who died on the 19th of December, aged 87.

Famous for his playing career under Brentford and Fulham, his managerial work at Coventry City, and his subsequent impact as Chairman of the Professional Players Association, Jimmy was also recognisable as the presenter of Match of the Day.

Jimmy served as a Trustee of the Trust between 1999 and 2012.

He is survived by his wife, Bryony and his three sons and two daughters.


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