Former England National team player Ugo Ehiogu dies at age of 44


Ugo Ehiogu was a member of England National team in his prime; he was a defender on the team with 20 total appearances while representing England.  He played for Aston Villa, Middlesbrough, Rangers, Sheffield United, and Wembley;  at some point in his career he was on loan to Leeds United.  He became Tottenham Hotspur under-23 manager in 2014; while at work he collapsed at Tottenham’s training headquarters in North London on Thursday, he made it to the hospital for treatment, but unfortunately he later died at the hospital the next morning.

According to statement from the club, Tottenham’s head of coaching and player development John McDermott said: “Words cannot express the shock and sadness that we all feel at the Club. “Ugo’s immense presence will be irreplaceable. Our heartfelt sympathies go out to his wife Gemma and his family.” The club’s statement added: “Ugo received immediate treatment after suffering a cardiac arrest at the Training Centre yesterday (Thursday) before being transferred to hospital, where he passed away in the early hours of this morning.”

Ugo married in 2005, his wife’s name is Gemma Coleman , they have 2 kids together, Obi (boy) and Jodie (girl), after retirement Ugo Ehiogu stated a record label called Dirty Hit and work as a under 23 coach at Tottenham Hotspur.

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