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Ugo Ehiogu dies of heart attack at 44
« on: April 20, 2017, 04:59:52 PM »
http://m.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/39660196

Ugo Ehiogu has collapsed, suspected heart attack. Hope he's ok.
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Re: Ugo Ehiogu dies of heart attack at 44
« Reply #1 on: April 20, 2017, 06:06:30 PM »
Sad news. Get well soon Ugo.

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Re: Ugo Ehiogu dies of heart attack at 44
« Reply #2 on: April 20, 2017, 08:54:28 PM »
Hope he recovers.

He used to lodge round the corner from me in Hallam street west Brom for a while when he was with us in the late 80s.

The Vile nicked him off us after only a few games or so, luckily we had a decent sell on clause in the deal. I think we got about £3mill back from them when they flogged him to Boro at a time when we were properly hard up. Seem to recall Deadly Doug offered to buy out the clause for about £1Mill leading up to the sale.
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Re: Ugo Ehiogu dies of heart attack at 44
« Reply #3 on: April 20, 2017, 10:05:28 PM »
Sad news indeed

Get well soon Ugo
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Re: Ugo Ehiogu dies of heart attack at 44
« Reply #4 on: April 21, 2017, 09:03:42 AM »
Passed away this morning RIP
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Re: Ugo Ehiogu dies of heart attack at 44
« Reply #5 on: April 21, 2017, 09:07:52 AM »
Passed away this morning RIP

Sad news

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Re: Ugo Ehiogu dies of heart attack at 44
« Reply #6 on: April 21, 2017, 09:09:58 AM »
RIP Ugo

What a shocker! It just goes to show it can happen to you at any time even if you're fit as a fiddle
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Re: Ugo Ehiogu dies of heart attack at 44
« Reply #7 on: April 21, 2017, 09:14:08 AM »
RIP Ugo

What a shocker! It just goes to show it can happen to you at any time even if you're fit as a fiddle

Yeah and 44 is no age

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Re: Ugo Ehiogu dies of heart attack at 44
« Reply #8 on: April 21, 2017, 09:16:11 AM »
Really sad news
RIP
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Re: Ugo Ehiogu dies of heart attack at 44
« Reply #9 on: April 21, 2017, 09:19:22 AM »
http://m.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/39664839

Made official just.

Sad news.

RIP Ugo.

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Re: Ugo Ehiogu dies of heart attack at 44
« Reply #10 on: April 21, 2017, 09:20:06 AM »
Very Sad news

RIP Ugo
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Re: Ugo Ehiogu dies of heart attack at 44
« Reply #11 on: April 21, 2017, 10:10:57 AM »
Absolutely shocked! Can't believe it, as he was still fit and active as coach with Spurs - and only 44.
Another one of those players with talent we let go in that period of 'selling'...RIP Ugo.
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Re: Ugo Ehiogu dies of heart attack at 44
« Reply #12 on: April 21, 2017, 10:17:56 AM »
Incredible at such a young age. RIP Ugo.

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« Reply #13 on: April 21, 2017, 10:22:08 AM »
Little acorns grow into mighty oaks.
Ugo began with us had a great career and played for England.
Always liked him,wish he'd stayed with us.
Very sorry to hear of his passing.
Condolences to his family.
RIP UGO.

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Re: Ugo Ehiogu dies of heart attack at 44
« Reply #14 on: April 21, 2017, 10:23:58 AM »
Blimey  :o
I thought he'd pull out of it.
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Re: Ugo Ehiogu dies of heart attack at 44
« Reply #15 on: April 21, 2017, 10:45:33 AM »
Truly shocking.
RIP Ugo, condolences to his family.
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Re: Ugo Ehiogu dies of heart attack at 44
« Reply #16 on: April 21, 2017, 11:30:29 AM »
Very sad news, truly saddened.

RIP Ugo
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Re: Ugo Ehiogu dies of heart attack at 44
« Reply #17 on: April 21, 2017, 11:39:15 AM »
blimey! that is shocking!

RIP Ugo!
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Re: Ugo Ehiogu dies of heart attack at 44
« Reply #18 on: April 21, 2017, 12:07:30 PM »
Truly sad. Another one we missed out on through poor management, glad he went on to have a good career.

I remember the first time he made the squad and the stadium announcer attempted to read his name out (not very successfully) and the crowd looking at each other thinking "who". Came on did ok for a skinny little kid though.

Can't remember who it was against though, can anyone help?

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Re: Ugo Ehiogu dies of heart attack at 44
« Reply #19 on: April 21, 2017, 12:54:11 PM »
Shocking testament to how fragile life can be.

Enjoy it while you can.

Condolences to friends and family.

R.I.P Ugo Ehiogu.
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Re: Ugo Ehiogu dies of heart attack at 44
« Reply #20 on: April 21, 2017, 03:45:42 PM »
Sad news. RIP Ugo.

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Re: Ugo Ehiogu dies of heart attack at 44
« Reply #21 on: May 10, 2017, 07:04:20 PM »
I sincerely hope that our club was represented at his funeral today.
Have the club said anything?