Sir Doug Ellis dies: Tributes pour in for former Aston Villa chairman

By Luke Hatfield | Aston Villa | Published:

Tributes are pouring in following the sad news of Sir Doug Ellis passing away.

Sir Doug Ellis has sadly passed away, aged 94.

The 94-year-old was chairman at Aston Villa over two stints, and has a stand named after him at Villa Park.

The news came just hours after Villa announced the appointments of Dean Smith as head coach and John Terry as his assistant.

Take a look as fans and well-wishers pay their respects online...

Luke Hatfield

By Luke Hatfield

Digital Sports Journalist with the Express & Star and Shropshire Star.


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