Former Aston Villa defender Jlloyd Samuel killed in automobile crash | Soccer


Former Aston Villa defender Jlloyd Samuel has died in a automobile crash on the age of 37, the Trinidad and Tobago Soccer Affiliation has confirmed.

Samuel had dropped his youngsters off at college, and was concerned in a deadly collision on his approach residence.

The Trinidadian FA confirmed the heartbreaking information on its Fb web page.

“We have obtained some horrible information that former nationwide defender and ex-Aston Villa and Bolton Wanderers participant Jlloyd Samuel died in a automobile crash this morning in England,” they wrote.

“In keeping with experiences, Jlloyd was returning residence after dropping his children off to highschool and collided with an oncoming car. His car caught fireplace and his physique was found burnt.

“The Trinidad and Tobago Soccer Affiliation and his former nationwide team-mates right now extends deepest condolences to his members of the family each within the UK and right here in Trinidad and Tobago.”

Samuel started his senior skilled profession at Aston Villa and spent 9 years on the membership, and in addition turned out for the likes of Gillingham, Bolton Wanderers and Cardiff Metropolis, in addition to Iranian golf equipment Esteghlal and Paykan.

Samuel additionally performed for England at youth degree, that includes for the Beneath-18, Beneath-20 and Beneath-21 groups, however pledged his worldwide allegiance to Trinidad, successful two caps.

Villa have confirmed they are going to put on black armbands throughout the second leg of their Championship play-off semi-final in opposition to Middlesbrough on Tuesday. Villa maintain a 1-Zero lead from the primary leg.

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