PFA and Premier League legends mourn dead NigerianShare:
The Professional Footballers Association and Premier League legends have paid their tributes to former Aston Villa defender Ugochukwu Ehiogu who died on Friday.
The former England defender who until his exit was the head coach of Tottenham's U-23 team died on Friday at the age of 44 after suffering a cardiac arrest at Tottenham's training
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A Spurs statement said Ehiogu who was capped four times by England died in hospital in the early hours of Friday.
Reacting to his demise, PFA and notable Premier League legends have taken to social media to express their shock over the sad incident while also
Devastating news about Ugo Ehiogu, all at the PFA are shocked and saddened. Our thoughts are with his family and friends. pic.twitter.com/XwzcrSiquY— PFA (@PFA) April 21, 2017
I am shocked to hear that Ugo Ehiogu has died. Football has lost one of its true gentlemen #RIPUgo— Peter Schmeichel (@Pschmeichel1) April 21, 2017
Yesterday I lost my friend Germaine Mason. This morning Ugo Ehiogu passed through heart attack. Cherish life it's promised to no one.
— fabrice muamba (@fmuamba) April 21, 2017
Dreadful news that Ugo Ehiogu has passed away. So young, so sad, such a lovely guy. #RIPUgo— Gary Lineker (@GaryLineker) April 21, 2017
My heart goes out to Ugo Ehiogu family and those closest to him! Such sad news ???????? #RIPUgo— Robbie Savage (@RobbieSavage8) April 21, 2017
Only spoke to Ugo a month ago.— Stan Collymore (@StanCollymore) April 21, 2017
Be in a happy place big man, will never forget you pal.
Rest in peace big un.
So shocked & saddened to hear the news this morning of @UgoEhiogu passing away ???? My thoughts & prayers are with his family at this time ????????— Ledley King (@LedleyKing) April 21, 2017
So sad to hear about this news. Amazing footballer and person— TIM CAHILL (@Tim_Cahill) April 21, 2017
???????????? thoughts go out to his family https://t.co/ItoAAa3Cyg
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