Former England defender Ugo Ehiogu has died after collapsing at Tottenham's training centre. He had suffered from a cardiac arrest.

The Tottenham Under-23 coach received medical treatment on-site before being rushed into hospital. However, doctors were unable to save him. He was only 44.

Staff and players at the club have been given the devastating news today.

Credit: PA

Tottenham Hotspur posted this tweet earlier today:

The defender made over 200 appearances for Aston Villa between 1991 and 2000, before moving to Middlesbrough, where he spent seven years.

Former team Aston Villa tweeted about the loss of their former player:

He was capped four times for England. And played at Leeds, Rangers and Sheffield United, before retiring in 2009. Ehiogu joined Spurs as a coach in 2014.

Tributes have began pouring in on social media for Ugo:

Football will continue to remember the ex-defender.

Source: The Guardian

Featured Image Credit: PA

Claire Reid

Claire Reid is a journalist at LADbible. Claire graduated from Liverpool John Moores University with a BA in journalism. She’s previously worked at Trinity Mirror. Since joining LADbible, Claire has worked on pieces for the UOKM8? mental health campaign, the Yemen crisis, life in the Calais Jungle as well as a profile of a man who is turning himself into a cyborg.

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