Doug Ellis dies aged 94 – video obituary

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the Guardian—The former Aston Villa chairman Sir Doug Ellis has died aged 94. Ellis enjoyed two periods at the club, the first from 1968 to 1975 before returning in 1982. He left the club in 2006 after the club was bought by American billionaire Randy Lerner. A stand was named in his honour and he was made life president of the club Continue reading...

Doug Ellis, former Aston Villa chairman, dies aged 94. Ellis had two spells as chairman at Villa ParkEntrepreneur made his fortune in package holidaysSir Doug Ellis, the former Aston Villa chairman, has died at the age of 94, the club has announced. Ellis was chairman and major shareholder of the Midlands club over two separate spells, firstly from 1968 to 1975. The millionaire entrepreneur, who made his fortune in package holidays, returned to the post in 1982 when the club were European Cup holders, having been Football League champions for the...