Graham Taylor played for Grimsby Town and Lincoln City before going on to manage a number of clubs and the England national team.
Mr Mann said: “I am saddened by Graham Taylor’s untimely death.
“He was a great football figure and always supportive of local football. My thoughts are with his family and friends.”
Worksop Town will hold a minutes silence in honour of Graham Taylor before their home game with Pickering Town today (Saturday, January 14).