Ugo Ehiogu Passes Away Age 44
The former West Bromwich Albion, Aston Villa, Middlesbrough, Glasgow Rangers and England defender and current Tottenham Hotspur Under 23 coach passed away earlier today age 44.
It was reported he suffering a cardiac arrest at the Tottenham Training Centre on Thursday and passed away in hospital on Friday morning.
Spurs Chairman Daniel Levy.
'This is an incredibly sad day for the Club and a tragic loss of a talented member of our Spurs family. Ugo was an extremely popular and respected academy coach, a tremendous influence on our younger players both in training and away from the pitch and he will be greatly missed. Everyone's thoughts are with Ugo`s family at this difficult time.'
Spurs manager Mauricio Pochettino.
'Ugo was a lovely man and we had a very good relationship from the first day we arrived at the Club.
'He was a person who always helped us a lot and we will miss him greatly. We are all in shock, it happened so quickly. I send all my love to his family and friends at such a difficult time. It`s a huge loss both personally and for all the Tottenham Hotspur family.'
Former Spurs captain and Club Ambassador Gary Mabbutt.
'I'm very heavy-hearted since hearing the sad news of Ugo's passing. He was a good friend, a lovely family man and a gentleman of the game.'
FA Chairman Greg Clarke.
'On behalf of The FA, my sincere condolences are with the friends and family of Ugo Ehiogu and his colleagues at Tottenham Hotspur at this desperately sad time.
'A hugely popular figure across English football but particularly at Aston Villa and Middlesbrough, he was also close to many at Wembley and St. George's Park through his England connections - both as a player and as a coach.
'He will be much missed by the game he served so well.'
Ugo's last tweet...
Gave a homeless girl £10 last night in Dalston.She didn't ask or beg.Random impulsive act from me. Not gona lie. Felt good. #dosomethingkind— Ugo Ehiogu (@UgoEhiogu) March 29, 2017
RIP Ugo Ehiogu.