Former Man United Boss Tommy Docherty Is Dead

Former Manchester United and Scotland manager Tommy Docherty has died at the age of 92 following a long illness.

As a player, Glasgow-born Docherty made more than 300 appearances for Preston and won 25 caps for Scotland.

He went on to manage 12 clubs, leading Chelsea to League Cup success in 1965 and United to a 2-1 win over Liverpool in the 1977 FA Cup final.

Tommy passed away peacefully surrounded by his family at home,” his family said in a statement.

“He was a much-loved husband, father and papa and will be terribly missed.

“We ask that our privacy be respected at this time.”

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