Legendary striker Cyrille Regis dies

Former West Brom and Coventry forward Cyrille Regis has died, aged 59. Regis won five caps for England between 1982 and 1987, having been one of the stars of the Baggies team between 1977 and 1984.

What a sad day for every football fan out there. The famous five-times captain of the England national team has passed away on January 14.

Regis was 59 years old.

Regis started playing football in Molesey, way back in 1975. He left his debutant club a year later, and was transferred to Hayes, where Regis stayed for one season.

In 1977 Regis' career skyrocketed in West Bromwich Albion and he stayed there for seven years, having more than 240 appearances and more than 80 goals!

From 1984 until 1991, Regis was playing for Coventry City. After that in 1991 came Aston Villa, Wolverhampton Wanderers, Wycombe Wanderers and Chester City.

Regis spent his last season in Chester City, having little less than 30 appearances and 7 goals for the team.

Regis died yesterday, from cardiac arrest. He was survived by his second wife Julia.

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