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Former Football League President Sir Philip Carter dies aged 87

23 April 2015

The Football League is saddened to learn of the death of Sir Philip Carter, aged 87.

A life president and former Chairman of Everton Football Club, Carter also served as president of The Football League and vice-president of the FA.
A boyhood Everton fan, Carter went on to become the most successful chairman in the club’s history winning the FA Cup in 1984, league titles in 1985 and 1987 and the 1985 European Cup Winners’ Cup, during his tenure.
Carter died peacefully at home on Thursday morning after a short illness.
The Football League offers its condolences to Sir Philip’s family and friends at this time.

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