Former England Star Regis Dies At 59

Former England Star Regis Is Dead
Regis played 614 league games and scored 158 league goals. Twitter

Former England footballer Cyrille Regis has passed on at 59 following a suspected heart-attack.

Regis was said to have died on Sunday.

The player featured 200 times for both West Brom and Coventry, in a career spanning 19 years.

He also played 614 league games and scored 158 league goals, most prolifically at West Bromwich Albion and Coventry City.

Regis had five caps for the England national team between 1982 and 1987.

The Professional Footballers Association (PFA) has sent its condolences, expressing shock over the death.

“Terribly sad news this morning that footballing pioneer Cyrille Regis has died aged 59,” the PFA tweeted.

“A true gentleman and legend, he will be deeply missed. Our sympathies to his family and friends.”

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