Sport Ehiogu collapses in training

20:20  20 april  2017
20:20  20 april  2017 Source:   Sky Sports

Ehiogu's wife to start charity

  Ehiogu's wife to start charity The widow of Ugo Ehiogu has set up a fundraising page in his memory following his death on Friday. The former England, Middlesbrough and Aston Villa defender died on Friday at the age of 44 after he collapsed at Tottenham's training centre - where he was working as the club's under-23s coach - the previous day following a cardiac arrest.Gemma Ehiogu started up a page on JustGiving on April 22 with a notional target of £1,000 to set up a charity in her husband's name and, by 6pm on Monday evening, it had already surpassed that with £11,150 in donations.

Tottenham's under-23s coach Ugo Ehiogu has been rushed to hospital after collapsing on Thursday. The 44-year-old former Aston Villa and Middlesbrough player was taken ill at the club's training centre. Spurs revealed the news via Twitter

Ugo Ehiogu has been taken to hospital after collapsing at the training ground. “We can confirm that Ugo Ehiogu is currently in hospital after collapsing at our Training Centre earlier today,” Tottenham tweeted today.

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Tottenham's under-23s coach Ugo Ehiogu has been rushed to hospital after collapsing on Thursday.

The 44-year-old former Aston Villa and Middlesbrough player was taken ill at the club's training centre.

Spurs revealed the news via Twitter:

The north London club added: "Everyone at the club sends their best wishes to Ugo and his family. We shall continue to provide updates when we have further information."

The Homerton-born defender also played for West Brom, Leeds United, Rangers and Sheffield United.

He was a member of the Aston Villa team which lost in the final of the 2000 FA Cup at the old Wembley Stadium, and collected four England caps.

Ehiogu joined Spurs in a coaching capacity three years ago.

Football pays respect to Ehiogu .
Former England and Premier League defender Ugo Ehiogu is being remembered at football grounds across the country this weekend. Ehiogu, a former Aston Villa and Middlesbrough defender, died at the age of 44 on Friday, after suffering a cardiac arrest at Tottenham Hotspur's training facility on Thursday.Black armbands will be worn by Chelsea and Tottenham players in their FA Cup semi-final at Wembley on Saturday evening.A minute's applause will be held prior to kick-off, with Villa's west-Midlands derby against Birmingham City doing likewise on Sunday.

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