Wilkins in 2008
|Full name||Raymond Colin Wilkins|
|Date of birth||14 September 1956|
|Place of birth||Hillingdon, London, England, U.K.|
|Date of death||4 April 2018(aged 61)|
|Place of death||Tooting, London, England, U.K.|
|Height||5 ft 8 in (1.73 m)|
|1989–1994||Queens Park Rangers||154||(7)|
|1994–1996||Queens Park Rangers||21||(0)|
|1994–1996||Queens Park Rangers|
|2004–2007||England U21 (assistant)|
|2015||Aston Villa (assistant)|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only|
Wilkins began his career at Chelsea, where he was appointed captain at the age of 18. He later played for the likes of Manchester United, Milan, Queens Park Rangers, and Rangers. He won 84 caps for the England national football team from 1976 to 1986.
After his playing career ended, he worked as coach and manager with Queens Park Rangers, Fulham and Chelsea. He managed Jordan at the 2015 AFC Asian Cup and his last coaching job was as the assistant manager of Aston Villa later that year.
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