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Funeral of Henry Cooper takes place in Tonbridge

The stars turned out in their droves to pay their last respects to a boxing legend.

Famous names including boxer Barry McGuigan, World cup winning footballer Bobby Charlton, Bruce Forsyth and soccer star Kevin Keegan turned out for heavyweight's Henry Cooper's big send-off.

Mourners also lined the streets to pay their respects to Sir Henry, who died earlier this month.

Fans travelled to Oxted in Surrey to see his funeral cortege make its way to a private family service in Tonbridge.

The funeral at Corpus Christi Church, in Tonbridge, was a private one. A host of well-known faces were expected to attend.

Henry Cooper
Henry Cooper

'Our 'Enry', a former British heavyweight, was best known for knocking down Muhammad Ali during a fight at Wembley Stadium in 1963.

Ali, formerly Cassius Clay, described Sir Henry as "a great fighter and a gentleman".

Sir Henry was made an OBE in 1969 and voted BBC Sports Personality of the Year twice in 1967 and 1970.

His wife, Italian-born Albina, died in 2008.

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