Jimmy Hill on the Match of the Day set in 1981
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John Motson: 'Jimmy was an innovator, instigator and inspiration'

The Match of the Day commentator John Motson has paid tribute to his friend and former colleague Jimmy Hill, who has died aged 87.

After his career as a player, he was a union leader, manager and television executive.

Mr Motson said his friend was an "innovator, instigator and inspiration".

  • 19 Dec 2015
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