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Wife of Cyrille Regis: 'the void will never be filled'

TOGETHER: Juila and Cyrille at Buckingham Palace after he received his MBE

THE WIFE of Cyrille Regis has described him as a "beautiful man." Regis died over the weekend to leave his family, friends and associates in deep shock and sadness. The football legend leaves two children, Robert and Michelle, from his first marriage and three grandchildren, Jayda, Ren e and Riley.

In a statement issued on behalf of his widow Julia, 50, she said: "Cyrille and I were soulmates, he was the perfect man for me and we had a wonderful life together. He was a beautiful man and a wonderful husband, father, grandfather, brother and uncle.

"Losing him has turned my whole world upside down, it is a void that will never be filled. I have been moved by the many messages of support and condolences I have received and the kind things people have said about Cyrille as person and a professional."

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