Sports broadcaster David Coleman dies aged 87

Former BBC sports broadcaster David Coleman has died at the age of 87 after a short illness, his family has confirmed.

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Your tributes to David Coleman

As news that veteran sports commentator David Coleman has died after a short illness you have been paying tribute to one of the best known voices in sport:

  • Julie Simpson: "This so sad we were brought up with that voice..very sad loss deepest and heartfelt condolences to the family and people who knew and loved him"
  • Stan Wilde: "Happy memories of watching him from when I was a child. He had a great distinctive broadcasting voice. Sadly missed. R.I.P."
  • Dave Rutherford: "Very sad day, he was my favourite football commentator"

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