Date: 6th April 2012 at 5:24pm
Written by:

It is with great sadness I inform you that former Aston Villa player Larry Canning has died from Vascular Dementia at the age of 86.

Larry played for the club from 1947-1954 as a wing half having signed from local club Paget Rangers. On retiring from professional football, he enjoyed a very long and successful career as a journalist and broadcaster to much acclaim.

THE FUNERAL WILL BE HELD ON TUESDAY 17TH APRIL AT 12.20PM AT WILFORD HILL CREMATORIUM_, Loughborough Road, West Bridgford, Nottingham,Nottinghamshire, NG2 7FE.

Yours sincerely,

Neil Rioch

Chief Executive

Aston Villa Former Players Association