Ex-England captain passes away

 London, April 4: English football great Ray Wilkins died at the age of 61 on Wednesday, five days after being admitted to a hospital following a cardiac arrest. Wilkins enjoyed his best days in club football playing for Chelsea (1973-79), Manchester United (1979-94), AC Milan (1984-87) and Queens Park Rangers (1989-94). Playing as a midfielder, Wilkins represented England 84 times between 1976 and 1986. Several former and current footballers paid their tributes to Wilkins. His former England teammate Gary Linekar wrote on Twitter: “Deeply saddened to hear that Ray Wilkins has passed away. A wonderful footballer and a delightful man. It was a pleasure to have played alongside him with England.” (IANS)