The Trinidad and Tobago FA said it had received some awful news

The former Aston Villa and Bolton defender Jlloyd Samuel died in a vehicle gate-crash on Tuesday morning.

” We are deeply grieved to hear of the death of our former actor Jlloyd Samuel at the age of only 37 in a car accident ,” Villa said on Twitter.

” Our players will wear black armbands as a trade mark of respect tonight[ in the Championship play-off semi-final against Middlesbrough] and our thoughts are with his pals and family at this very difficult time .”

Samuel played 169 tournament tournaments during nine years at Villa before joining Bolton in 2007, going on to make 71 tournament appearances over four years. He likewise had loan spells at Gillingham and Cardiff. Most recently “hes been” the player-manager of the non-league guild Egerton.

Samuel was capped by England from under-1 8 to under-2 1 stage and was an unused substitute for a senior international against Sweden in 2004. He decided to represent Trinidad and Tobago, winning two detonators. He likewise played guild football in Iran between 2011 and 2015.

The Trinidad and Tobago FA said in a statement:” We’ve received some terrifying report that former national guard and ex-Aston Villa and Bolton Wanderers player Jlloyd Samuel died in a car accident this morning in England.

” According to reports, Jlloyd was returning home after putting his boys off to school and crashed with an oncoming vehicle.

” The Trinidad and Tobago FA and his former national team-mates at this time provides deepest condolences to his family members both in the UK and here in Trinidad and Tobago .”

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Jlloyd Samuel in action for England U2 1s. Photograph: The FA/ Rex/ Shutterstock

Born in San Fernando, Trinidad, Samuel moved to the UK as a boy and attended school in Blackheath. He played for London Schoolboys and Charlton youth areas before signing for Villa.

Cheshire police said they were called to a serious collision involving a van and a Range Rover in High Legh, Cheshire at 7:55 am.

” Sadly the driver of the car, Jlloyd Samuel, 37, from Lymm, died at the incident ,” they said in a statement.” The operator of the van, a 54 -year-old man, kept serious injuries and has been taken to hospital .”

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