The football fraternity has been hit with an upset as former Aston Villa, Middlesbrough and England international, Ugo Ehiogu has died on Friday at hospital.
The 44 year old Spurs U23 manager suffered cardiac arrest on Thursday and was sent to hospital which he passed away today.
The world has been reigning tributes on the Nigerian born English as he passed away today.
“Words cannot express the shock and sadness that we all feel at the club,” said Tottenham’s head of coaching and development John McDermott.
“Ugo’s immense presence will be irreplaceable.”
Ehiogu made over 200 appearances for Aston Villa between 1991 and 2000 and then spent seven years at Middlesbrough.
He won the League Cup with Villa in 1994 and 1996, and also with Boro in 2004.
The centre-back also played for West Brom, Leeds, Rangers and Sheffield United, before retiring in 2009. He began coaching at Tottenham in 2014.
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