He was chairman of Leeds for six years, during which time they qualified for the Champions League and were a major force in the Premier League, before he resigned from the post in 2003.
Famously, he said the club was "living the dream" but that soon turned into a nightmare of financial problems, as they slid down from the top flight to League One.
After spell as chairman of Barnsley between 2003 and 2004, he took over Cardiff in 2005, helping their move to a new stadium before leaving earlier this year, when a Malaysian consortium took over the club.
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