Mike McGinnity, English football chairman, Dead

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Michael “Mike” McGinnity was born in 1945 or 1946 and died on January 9, 2016.

He was a chairman and life president of Coventry City Football Club.

He held the position of life president at the club following resigning as chairman in 2006 due to ongoing health problems.

Mike was succeeded by Geoffrey Robinson MP and later Ray Ranson, the former footballer turned entrepreneur.

Mike McGinnity became chairman in 2002, replacing Bryan Richardson, after eight years as deputy chairman of the club.

Mr. McGinnity also received his MBE.

Mike purchased a company called Pel in the summer of 1989, creating a new division specialising in plastic seating for football stadia.

Mike McGinnity passed away on January 7, 2016.