Trevor Hemmings, proprietor of Championship membership Preston North Finish, has handed away on the age of 86.
Hemmings was additionally a serious supporter of Nationwide Hunt racing and noticed his well-known inexperienced and yellow colors carried to victory within the Grand Nationwide on three events.
A Preston assertion on Monday night time learn: “Preston North Finish Soccer Membership can sadly verify the devastating information that its proprietor Trevor Hemmings CVO has handed away this night, eleventh October 2021.
“An additional assertion will likely be made within the coming days, however within the meantime his household would ask that their privateness be revered at this tough time.”
The EFL mentioned: “We’re saddened by the information of Trevor Hemmings’ passing and ship our honest condolences to all at Preston North Finish this night.
“Relaxation in peace, Trevor.”
A profitable businessman, Hemmings is credited by many Preston supporters with rescuing the membership from main monetary difficulties.
He additionally owned quite a few top-class jumpers, together with the Nationwide winners Hedgehunter (2005), Ballabriggs (2011) and Many Clouds (2015).
Hemmings was additionally identified for his philanthropy and was appointed a Commander of the Royal Victorian Order within the 2011 Birthday Honours.