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Family pay tribute to 'loving and well-loved' ex-footballer Jlloyd Samuel

17 May 2018

Trinidad and Tobago worldwide Samuel, 37, died following a crash involving the Range Rover he was driving and a van in High Legh, near Warrington, Cheshire, at about 7.55am on Tuesday.

37-year-old has taken the children to school and on the way back, lost control and crashed into another vehicle.

The ex-Aston Villa, Bolton and Cardiff defender was involved in the smash moments after dropping his children off at school at around 8am yesterday.

Former Trinidad and Tobago worldwide Jlloyd Samuel died on Tuesday in a tragic auto crash in the north of England.

"Sadly the driver of the vehicle, Jlloyd Samuel, 37, from Lymm, died at the scene", they said in a statement.

"His next of kin have been informed and are now being supported by specially trained officers".

According to Telegraph football, Samuel was pronounced dead by paramedics while the van driver, a 54-year-old was rushed to hospital for treatment. "He represented Trinidad and Tobago on two occasions and on both occasions with distinction", John-Williams said.

"The TTFA and all his former teammates extends deepest condolences to his family in this most hard time".

Samuel was born in Trinidad and Tobago but grew up in London.

"He was also a respected ex-footballer and businessman who played for a number of clubs".

Samuel spent almost a decade at Villa Park before joining Bolton in 2007.

He played youth football for Charlton before joining Aston Villa, where he made 199 appearances between 1999 and 2007.

It posted on Twitter: "Our players will wear black armbands as a mark of respect tonight and our thoughts are with his friends and family at this very hard time".

Family pay tribute to 'loving and well-loved' ex-footballer Jlloyd Samuel