Personal letters show how Graham Taylor always had time for fans
The sporting world is still in mourning following the sad news that former England manager Graham Taylor passed away at the age of 72 on Thursday. And as people pay their tributes and share memories of the ex-Lincoln, Watford, Villa and Wolves manager, fans on Twitter have revealed how he always made time for them.
During his time at the helm of the aforementioned clubs, and even whilst in charge of the national team, Taylor sent personal, and quite often heartfelt, letters to a number of supporters.
Twitter has curated the best in one of its Moments, which you can find here.
Below is a selection of our favourites.
— Vinnyman1 (@VinnymanOne) January 12, 2017
— JudyYorke (@JudyYorke) January 12, 2017
— Neil Rowe (@neilrowe20) January 12, 2017
@AdamCooper615 I wrote to him when he started at Watford and he wrote back . Lovely bloke RIP
— carl (@copdock1988) January 12, 2017
— Chedgzoy (@sam_chedgzoy) January 12, 2017
I was Villa mascot v Millwall when Graham Taylor was manager. We lost and I wrote to him to apologise. He replied personally within a week.
— Matt Law (@Matt_Law_DT) January 12, 2017