Macclesfield boss dies tragically at 53
4th March 2010
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Macclesfield Town boss Keith Alexander passed away on Tuesday night at the age of 53 after returning home from the team's match against Notts County.


Keith, who was the first black manager to work in the Football League, had recently been undergoing treatment for a brain aneurysm and collapsed at his home yesterday evening.


The England team wore black armbands during their friendly against Egypt last night as a tribute to a manager, who was described as a 'role model' and a 'privilege to work with'.


Born in Nottingham, Keith won three international caps for St. Lucia and was a popular figure within the game. Known for his direct playing methods and sensible management style, Keith was widley respected both on and off the pitch as a trailblazer for equality within the sport. 


Further information and tributes can be found at Macclesfield Town FC's website

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