Oyogist has learned that a Former England striker, Paul Mariner, who emerged victorious at the FA Cup and Uefa Cup with Ipswich Town, has died aged 68.
Mariner began his league career at Plymouth Argyle and also played for Arsenal and Portsmouth.
He also played for England at the 1982 World Cup.
He made 35 appearances for England, scoring 13 goals. His family says he died after battling brain cancer.
“We regretfully inform you that Paul passed away peacefully on 9 July surrounded by his family, after a brief battle with brain cancer,”
A statement from Mariner’s family read:
“We would like to thank all the people who came to see him through his illness for their support and the messages that were sent to him; they meant a great deal to him and us.