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Former Everton manager Kendall dies aged 69

Howard Kendall attended Goodison Park regularly last season. Photo: PA

Former Everton and Manchester City boss Howard Kendall has died aged 69, it has been confirmed.

The family confirmed the ex-Notts County manager passed away in a Southport hospital on Saturday morning.

During his playing career he won the league title in 1969-70 as an Everton player, a club he played 229 league games for.

Kendall made his name as a player at Preston North End and Everton before embarking on a successful career in management.

In two spells as Everton boss he won the league title twice but due to England's ban from Europe he never got to challenge for the European Cup.

Kendall also took his Everton team to one FA Cup win and the European Cup Winners' Cup title.

He also managed Athletic Bilbao and Sheffield United during his career.

Howard Kendall had two spells at Everton. Credit: PA

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