Smith is also regarded as a club legend at Oxford, a club he had three spells at
Former QPR manager Jim Smith has died at the age of 79, the Championship club have announced.
After a long playing career, Smith made his mark as a manager including leading Birmingham into the First Division and taking Oxford into the top flight.
He also served as LMA chief executive before returning to management and leading Derby to the Premier League.
Smith was also inducted into the LMA Hall of Fame – 1,000 club.
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