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Former Premier League Veteran Jlloyd Samuel Dies Aged 37

The tragic news has been reported by the Trinidad & Tobago Football Association that Jlloyd Samuel has died at the age of 37.

Samuel, who plied his trade in the Premier League for over a decade from 2000-2010, died in a car crash this morning in England after dropping his kids off to school.

The statement from the Trinidad & Tobago FA read:

“We’ve received some terrible news that former National defender and Ex-Aston Villa and Bolton Wanderers player Jlloyd Samuel died in a car crash this morning in England. According to reports, Jlloyd was returning home after dropping his kids off to school and collided with an oncoming vehicle. His vehicle caught fire and his body was discovered burnt. The Trinidad and Tobago Football Association and his former national teammates at this time extends deepest condolences to his family members both in the UK and here in Trinidad and Tobago.”

Samuel made 189 appearances for Aston Villa in both defence and midfield, before moving to Bolton Wanderers in 2007, where he would make a further 78 appearances.

He represented England at various underage levels, but ultimately opted for his birth country of Trinidad at senior level along with friend Bobby Zamora.

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