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Ugo Ehiogu

Ugochuku "Ugo" Ehiogu (born 3 November 1972) is an English former professional footballer who played as a centre back from 1989 to 2009. 

He played in the Premier League with lengthy spells at Aston Villa and Middlesbrough. He also played in the Football League for West Bromwich Albion, Leeds United and Sheffield United, as well as a spell in the Scottish Premier League with Rangers.

Ehiogu was an England international, with a record of 4 caps and 1 goal. In 2012, he came out of brief retirement by signing for non-league side Wembley to participate in the club's FA Cup games alongside other retired veteran players. The 44-year old ex-footballer is currently the coach of the Tottenham Hotspur U-21 Team.

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