Crystal Palace president Peter Morley dies aged 84

Crystal Palace president Peter Morley has died at the age of 84. Photo: PA

Crystal Palace president Peter Morley has died at the age of 84.

Morley was a former Eagles chairman who had been the club's president since 2000.

Palace's official website stated on Sunday: "The club are saddened to announce the passing of club president Peter Morley, CBE. Peter, 84, died peacefully in his sleep last night at the Princess Royal University Hospital in Bromley.

"He will be sadly missed by all at the club and condolences are sent to wife Paula and daughters Fran and Alex."