Tributes to Ray Wilkins – in pictures

Clubs up and down the country paid tribute to Ray Wilkins with a minutes applause ahead of Saturday’s matches following the death of the former England midfielder on Wednesday.

Wilkins, who represented Chelsea, Manchester United, AC Milan, Rangers and QPR during his career, died in hospital following a cardiac arrest last weekend.

Here FP rounds up some of the best images as clubs across the UK remembered Wilkins.

Players of Wilkins' former club Manchester United reflect ahead of the Manchester derby
Players of Wilkins’ former club Manchester United reflect ahead of the Manchester derby (Richard Sellers/Empics)

Fans of another of Wilkins' old clubs, Rangers, unfurled a banner ahead of their game with Dundee
Fans of another of Wilkins’ old clubs, Rangers, unfurled a banner ahead of their game with Dundee (Jane Barlow/PA)

Both teams pay their respects ahead of Watford's clash with Burnley
Both teams pay their respects ahead of Watford’s clash with Burnley (Ian Walton/Empics)

Scarves and floral tributes were left outside Ibrox, where Wilkins plied his trade from 1987-89
Scarves and floral tributes were left outside Ibrox, where Wilkins plied his trade from 1987-89 (Jane Barlow/PA)

Swansea manager Carlos Carvalhal joins in with a minute's applause ahead of his side's match at West Brom
Swansea manager Carlos Carvalhal joins in with a minute’s applause ahead of his side’s match at West Brom (Anthony Devlin/PA)

The two teams observe a minute's applause ahead of Stoke v Tottenham
The two teams observe a minute’s applause ahead of Stoke v Tottenham (Nigel French/PA)

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