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Celebration service to be held in memory of Cyrille Regis

Cyrille Regis died suddenly from a heart attack last month Credit: PA

The Bishop of Coventry has announced that there will be a celebration of Cyrille Regis’ life and legacy in Coventry Cathedral.

The pioneering footballer, who played for a number of clubs in the Midlands, died suddenly from a heart attack last month, aged 59.

The service will take place on Sunday, 4 March at 4pm.

World of football pays tribute to footballing legend

Clubs, players and fans have been mourning the loss of Cyrille Regis over the weekend.

A book of condolence was opened at the Ricoh Arena for fans to remember one of their FA Cup final heroes.

Wolves and Villa also celebrated the life of a man who transcended football rivalries. And at Everton, where West Bromwich Albion were the visitors, there was an emotional minute's applause.

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