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Ugo Ehiogu dead: Tottenham coach dies aged 44 after collapsing at training ground

April 21, 2017 8:46 AM
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Ehiogu, who was the club's under-23s coach, collapsed at Spurs' training centre yesterday after suffering a cardiac arrest.

He received immediate treatment before being transferred to hospital, where he passed away in the early hours of this morning.

Tottenham announced his death at 9am, saying in a statement: "It is with immense sadness that we announce the passing of Ugo Ehiogu."

Ehiogu, who played for Aston Villa and Middlesbrough and was capped by England on four occasions, joined Spurs as a coach in 2014.

Spurs' head of coaching and player development John McDermott, said: "Words cannot express the sadness that we all feel at the club. Ugo's immense presence will be irreplaceable.


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