Spurs Under-23 coach Ehiogu passes away

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Devastating news has broken this morning after Tottenham announced that Under-23 coach Ugo Ehiogu has died.

Ehiogu collapsed at Tottenham’s training centre on Thursday 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.”

Spurs also added their thanks to the North Middlesex University Hospital, Royal Brompton Hospital and Harefield Hospital.

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