Former Aston Villa and Birmingham player Ron Wilye has died at the age of 86, BBC reports.
Official statement from West Brom says Wilye has died after a long illness.
We are saddened to learn of the death of former manager Ron Wylie.
Everyone at The Hawthorns extends their deepest condolences to Ron’s family and friends at this sad time.https://t.co/75flRQjz3H
— West Bromwich Albion (@WBA) April 14, 2020
Wilye has won the League cup with Aston Villa. He has also played for Birmingham and Notts County. Later, Wilye worked in Villa’s backroom staff.