News | Jan 25 2019

Veteran sports journalist Hugh McIlvanney dies aged 84

One of the great boxing writers Hugh McIlvanney has passed away
Eusebio Pedroza
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HUGH McILVANNEY, widely considered to be one of the finest British sports journalists, has died at the age of 84.

The Football Writers’ Association, of which McIlvanney was a life member, confirmed the news on Twitter, calling him “one of the true greats of sportswriting”.