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In pictures: Thousands gather for Jimmy Hill service

Coventry Cathedral is packed for a service in memory of Jimmy Hill Credit: ITV News Central

More than 2,000 people have gathered in Coventry Cathedral for a special service in memory of football legend Jimmy Hill.

More than 2,000 people are at the service. Credit: ITV News Central
Several people from the world of football are speaking at the service. Credit: ITV News Central
The congregation includes fans, football players and managers. Credit: ITV News Central

Former players and managers pay tribute to Jimmy Hill

Former players and managers have led tributes to football legend Jimmy Hill, ahead of a service in his memory at Coventry Cathedral this evening.

Bobby Gould told ITV News the former Coventry manager had a "wonderful appreciation for players", while John Sillett said he was "the best coach I've ever worked with".

Current Coventry City manager Tony Mowbray described him as an "innovator", adding that taking the club from Division Three to Division One was a "remarkable achievement".

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Jimmy Hill service: City legends Sillett and Gould arrive

Coventry City legends John Sillett and Bobby Gould have arrived at Coventry Cathedral ahead of a memorial service for Jimmy Hill.

The former Coventry City manager passed away in December.

Bobby Gould arriving at Coventry Cathedral. Credit: ITV News Central
John Sillett having photographs with fans. Credit: ITV News Central

Man charged with murdering Sutton-in-Ashfield woman

Mansfield Magistrates Court Credit: PA

A man has been charged with murder after the sudden death of a woman from Sutton-in-Ashfield, Nottinghamshire.

The body of Kerry Gascoigne, 43, was found at an address on Ridge Close in Sutton-in-Ashfield on Monday morning, Nottinghamshire Police said.

Stephen Fretwell, 44, is due to appear at Mansfield Magistrates Court this afternoon charged with her murder.

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