DUDLEY TOWN have shared the passing of their former manager Graham Smith who oversaw one of the most successful periods in the club's history.
Smith became manager in 1981 and during his six years in the job, guided The Robins to within two divisions of the Football League after a Southern League Midland Division Championship success in 1984-85.
His Robins team also reached three cup finals. including lifting the Birmingham Senior Cup at The Hawthorns in 1985-86.
A statement on the Robins' website read: "Graham will be forever lovingly remembered by Dudley Town Football Club and we will be eternally grateful for his huge and wonderful contribution in our club's long history.
"We extend our sincerest heartfelt sympathies to all his family and friends at this difficult time.
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