Remembering Graham Taylor: Funeral for Midlands football legend takes place

The football world gathers to remember former England, Aston Villa, Wolves and Lincoln City manager Graham Taylor at his funeral today. The 72-year-old died earlier this year.

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Funeral for much loved football manager begins

Funeral underway in Watford Credit: ITV News Central

The funeral for much loved football manager Graham Taylor has begun in Watford.

Once the coffin had been carried into the church, the hundreds of fans who had gathered to see it arrive remained outside to hear the service on loud speakers.

Those stood outside joined the congregation inside to sing the opening hymn, 'Lead us Heavenly Father, Lead us'. The hymn was sung at the wedding of Graham and his wife Rita back in 1965.

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