Football | 2 months ago

Such sad news.

Ugo Ehiogu passed away in the early hours of Friday morning, after suffering a cardiac arrest the previous evening. The Tottenham Hotspur under-23 coach was rushed to hospital from the club's training centre on Thursday.

Ugo Ehiogu had been at Spurs since 2014, but the England international was probably most synonimous with Aston Villa and Middlesbrough, where he plays for nine years and seven years respectively.

He won the League Cup with Villa in 1996 and also with Middlesbrough in 2004. He was capped four times by England, and also played for West Brom, Leeds, Rangers and Sheffield United before retiring in 2009.

Spurs announced his tragic passing, at only 44 years of age, with the following statement. Our thoughts are with his family and loved ones at this difficult time.

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For this week's episode of SportsJOE Live Wooly is in studio with Kerry legend Marc O'Sé, our own Dion Fanning and Ireland hooker Sean Cronin.

On the menu for discussion this week, we have the Haka, the best young hurlers in Ireland and how versatility affects sportspeople.

The Kerry footballers are attempting the inaugural Endline Challenge and Marc is trying to beat Dion Fanning and Eamon Dunphy at the Lottoland Chipping Challenge...

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