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Death of Len Kilby announced

 
Created on 23/01/2011 @ 20:21
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 Len Kilby, Welshpool Town's most successful manager has died in a Shrewsbury nursing home.

Kilby led Welshpool to success in the Welsh Amatuer Cup in the 1970s - a decade when the Welshpool club dominated Mid Wales football and were respected throughout Wales.

He died aged 85 at the Ottley House Nursing Home on Tuesday.

Kilby was also a renowned tennis coach and remained a staunch Welshpool supporter until his death. Before fading health he was a regular and popular visitor to the Maesydre Recreation Ground. For many years he ran a sports shop in the town.

A funeral service will be held at St Giles Church, Wenlock Road in Shrewsbury on Wednesday, February 2 at 11am.

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