It is with immense sadness that we announce the passing of Ugo Ehiogu, our Under-23 coach. https://t.co/sSU0yqVfyk
Former England, Aston Villa and West Bromwich Albion defender Ugo Ehiogu has died aged 44.
Ehiogu, who was Tottenham's under-23s coach collapsed at the clubs training centre on Thursday (20 April) after suffering a cardiac arrest.
Tottenham announced his death this morning, saying in a statement:
It is with immense sadness that we announce the passing of Ugo Ehiogu.
Ehiogu, who played for Aston Villa and Middlesbrough and was capped by England on four occasions, joined Spurs as a coach in 2014.
Spurs' head of coaching and player development, John McDermott, said:
Words cannot express the sadness that we all feel at the club. Ugo's immense presence will be irreplaceable.
Our heartfelt sympathies go out to his wife Gemma and his family.
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