Harry Kane hails ‘fantastic man and coach’ Ugo Ehiogu as tributes flood in

Harry Kane hails ‘fantastic man and coach’ Ugo Ehiogu as tributes flood in

Players across the Premier League took to social media to pay their respects to the former England and Rangers player, who passed away aged 44

Harry Kane and Tottenham Hotspur’s players have led football’s tribute to former England international Ugo Ehiogu.

Ex-England & Rangers player Ehiogu dies

Ehiogu, who appeared for England, Rangers and Middlesbrough amongst others, collapsed at Spurs’ training ground on Thursday and passed away in hospital on Friday morning, aged 44.

Striker Kane took to Twitter to lead the tributes to the club’s under-23 coach, saying: “Very sad day today! Ugo was a fantastic man and coach! Gone way to soon! Thoughts are with his friends and family now! #RIPUgo.”

Other top flight stars, past and present, also took to social media to pay their respects over the course of the day.

Very sad day today! Ugo was a fantastic man and coach! Gone way to soon! Thoughts are with his friends and family now! https://twitter.com/spursofficial/status/855330294689275904 

Tragic news about Ugo Ehiogu.
So sad. My thoughts are with his friends and family.
RIP

Very sad news about Ugo Ehiogu Thoughts and prayers are with his family at this sad time 🙏🏾

Yesterday I lost my friend Germaine Mason. This morning Ugo Ehiogu passed through heart attack. Cherish life it’s promised to no one.

One of my East London mates of old.Ugo Ehiogu true defender my heart goes out to his family. I just can’t believe it!

Can’t believe the news that Ugo Ehiogu has passed away. Calm & warming vibe when in his company. My heart goes out to his family!

Dreadful news that Ugo Ehiogu has passed away. So young, so sad, such a lovely guy.

So shocked & saddened to hear the news this morning of @UgoEhiogu passing away 💔 My thoughts & prayers are with his family at this time 🙏🏾

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