Raymond Colin "Ray" Wilkins MBE (born 14 September 1956) is an English former footballer. Since his playing career ended he has worked as a television pundit and as a football coach and manager with Queens Park Rangers, Fulham, Chelsea and Jordan. He was most recently the assistant manager of Aston Villa.
He was a key midfielder for the England national football team during the 1980s, and enjoyed success at various clubs including Chelsea, Manchester United, Milan, Queens Park Rangers, and Rangers.
The son of professional footballer George Wilkins; he has two sisters and three footballer brothers: Graham Wilkins (born 28 June 1955 in Hillingdon), a former professional, who played in the Football League as a full-back for Chelsea, Brentford, and Southend United; former Brighton & Hove Albion manager and player, Dean Wilkins; and Stephen Wilkins, who was signed by Chelsea and later made one appearance for Brentford, before playing for a number of non-League teams, including Dagenham and Hayes.Close