Cyrille Regis

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Cyrille Regis
Personal information
Date of birth (1958-02-09)9 February 1958
Place of birth Maripasoula, French Guiana
Date of death 14 January 2018(2018-01-14) (aged 59)
Height 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m)
Playing position Striker
Youth career
1975–1976 Molesey
1976–1977 Hayes
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1977–1984 West Bromwich Albion 241 (81)
1984–1991 Coventry City 238 (47)
1991–1993 Aston Villa 52 (12)
1993–1994 Wolverhampton Wanderers 19 (2)
1994–1995 Wycombe Wanderers 35 (9)
1995–1996 Chester City 29 (7)
Total 614 (158)
National team
1978–1982 England U21 6 (3)
1978–1980 England B 3 (0)
1982–1987 England 5 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Cyrille Regis, MBE (9 February 1958 – 14 January 2018) was an English international footballer. He played as a forward.

His professional playing career lasted 19 years, where he made 614 league appearances and scored 158 league goals, most notably at West Bromwich Albion and Coventry City. He also won five caps for the England national team.

Regis was appointed Member of the Order of the British Empire (MBE) in the 2008 Birthday Honours.[1]

Regis died of cardiac arrest on 14 January 2018 at the age of 59.[2]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Nice one Cyrille, ex-Baggie Regis gets his big day at the palace". Birmingham Post. 14 June 2008. Retrieved 14 June 2008.
  2. Former West Brom striker Cyrille Regis dies, aged 59