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Ugo Ehiogu passes away aged 44

21-April-2017
21-April-2017 9:23
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Former England, Aston Villa and Middlesbrough defender Ugo Ehiogu has died aged 44.

Ehiogu, who was the club's under-23s coach, collapsed at Tottenham's training centre on Thursday after suffering a cardiac arrest.

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

Ehiogu, who 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.

"Our heartfelt sympathies go out to his wife Gemma and his family."