Hugh McIlvanney

Hugh McIlvanney OBE (2 February 1934 – 24 January 2019) was a Scottish sports journalist who had long stints with the British Sunday newspapers The Observer (30 years until 1993) and then 23 years with The Sunday Times (1993–2016). After nearly six decades in the profession, he retired in March 2016 at the age of 82.

Hugh McIlvanney
BornHugh Montgomery McIlvanney
(1934-02-02)2 February 1934
Kilmarnock, Ayrshire, Scotland
Died24 January 2019(2019-01-24) (aged 84)
OccupationSports journalist
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