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Graham Taylor funeral - as it happened

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Graham Taylor funeral - as it happened

By Charlotte Ikonen

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    - The funeral takes place today of the former Watford football manager Graham Taylor, who died on 12 January aged 72
  • - The service was at 1pm at St Mary's Church in Watford and was relayed to hundreds of people outside on big screens
  • - Mourners in attendance included Sir Alex Ferguson and a number of other footballing greats
  • - Readings were from commentator John Motson, on behalf of - Sir Elton John, and family and friends
  • - Private committal takes place following the service then a wake at Vicarage Road
  • - "Graham above all was a man of his word", said Rev John Samways - a close friend of Taylor who led the funeral