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Former QPR, Newcastle, Derby boss Jim Smith passes away

7 monthes ago   |   By Team Talk

Former QPR manager Jim Smith has died at the age of 79, the Championship club have announced.
After a long playing career, Smith made his mark as a manager including leading Birmingham into the First Division and taking Oxford into the top flight.
He also served as League Managers Association chief executive before returning to management and leading Derby to the Premier League.
Smith was also inducted into the LMA Hall of Fame - 1,000 club.
LMA chairman Howard Wilkinson paid tribute to Smith, saying: “Jim and I have known each other since our teenage years, and I have been in his debt...
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Jim Smith dead: Former QPR manager passes away aged 79

7 monthes ago   |   By Evening Standard

QPR have confirmed that their former manager, Jim Smith, has died at the age of 79.
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Jim Smith: Former Derby, Oxford United and Portsmouth boss dead aged 79

Jim Smith: Former Derby, Oxford United and Portsmouth boss dead aged 79

7 monthes ago   |   By Daily Express

Former Derby, Oxford United and Portsmouth manager Jim Smith has died aged 79.
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Jim Smith dead: Former Derby and Portsmouth manager dies aged 79

7 monthes ago   |   By The Independent

Smith is also regarded as a club legend at Oxford, a club he had three spells at
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Jim Smith, former Derby, Oxford and Portsmouth manager, dies aged 79

Jim Smith, former Derby, Oxford and Portsmouth manager, dies aged 79

7 monthes ago   |   By The Telegraph


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Jim Smith dead: Former Derby and Portsmouth manager passes away, aged 79

Jim Smith dead: Former Derby and Portsmouth manager passes away, aged 79

7 monthes ago   |   By The Mirror

Jim Smith had two spells in charge of Oxford and was also manager at Newcastle and QPR as well as Harry Redknapp's assistant
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Jim Smith, former Derby, Oxford, QPR and Newcastle manager, dies aged 79

7 monthes ago   |   By The Guardian

• Paul Walsh leads tributes to ‘Bald Eagle'
• Smith spent almost 40 years in management Former Portsmouth and England striker Paul Walsh has led the tributes to Jim Smith, the former Newcastle, Derby, Oxford. Queens Park Rangers and Portsmouth manager, who has died at the age of 79. “God rest his soul my favourite manager jim smith left this earth today. RIP jim x,” Walsh wrote on Twitter on Tuesday afternoon.
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Former Derby County and Portsmouth manager Jim Smith passes away at the age of 79

Former Derby County and Portsmouth manager Jim Smith passes away at the age of 79

7 monthes ago   |   By Daily Mail

Smith also enjoyed three spells as manager of Oxford United where he achieved legendary status at the club after guiding them from Division Three to Division One.
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Jim Smith, former Portsmouth and Derby manager, dies aged 79

Jim Smith, former Portsmouth and Derby manager, dies aged 79

7 monthes ago   |   By Wessexfm

Jim Smith, the former Portsmouth and Derby manager, has died at the age of 79.
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Former Derby and Portsmouth boss Jim Smith dies aged 79

Former Derby and Portsmouth boss Jim Smith dies aged 79

7 monthes ago   |   By Wessexfm

Former Derby and Portsmouth manager Jim Smith has died aged 79.
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Jim Smith dead at 79: Tributes pour in for former Portsmouth and Derby boss

Jim Smith dead at 79: Tributes pour in for former Portsmouth and Derby boss

7 monthes ago   |   By The Irish Sun

FORMER Portsmouth and Derby boss Jim Smith has died aged 79.
Smith enjoyed a lengthy career in football that spanned 49-years during his time as a player and manager.
Jim Smith has passed away aged 79 News Group Newspapers Ltd
His most notable achievement came as boss of Derby when he guided the Rams to the First Division title in 1996.
Smith also achieved back-to-back promotions with Oxford, took Birmingham City to the First Division in 1980 and won the league with Colchester.
Known as the ‘Bald Eagle' he took Portsmouth to the 1992 FA Cup semi-final and narrowly missed out on promotion...
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