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Former Everton chairman Philip Carter has died at age 87

Philip Carter, who was Everton chairman during its trophy-filled period in 1980s, dies aged 87

Former Everton chairman Philip Carter has died at age 87

LIVERPOOL, England (AP) -- Philip Carter, who was chairman of Everton during a trophy-filled period for the English club in the mid-1980s, has died. He was 87.

Everton says in a statement that Carter died peacefully at home on Thursday after a short illness.

Carter, who served as president of the English Football League and a vice-president of the Football Association, was chairman of Everton when the team won two league titles, an FA Cup and the now-defunct European Cup Winners' Cup from 1984-87.

Carter had two spells as Everton chairman.

He was a director of a British retail and betting company.


Updated : 2021-09-26 00:35 GMT+08:00