Ex-Prem star Jlloyd Samuel, 37, dies in vehicle crash

  • Ex-Prem star Jlloyd Samuel, 37, dies in vehicle crash

Ex-Prem star Jlloyd Samuel, 37, dies in vehicle crash

His vehicle caught fire and his body was discovered burnt.

A former defender with English clubs Aston Villa and Bolton Wanderers, Samuel's auto collided with another vehicle and caught fire.

Later, Cheshire Police confirmed he had died in a crash between a Range Rover and a van, in High Legh, near Warrington, jus before 8am.

Football fans will be keeping their fingers crossed that Aston Villa can get a win for their former left back in tonight's Play-Off Semi Final second leg.

"Our players will wear black armbands as a mark of respect tonight [in their play-off semi-final] and our thoughts are with his friends and family at this very hard time".

Former Aston Villa and Bolton Wanderers defender Jlloyd Samuel has died at the age of 37.

Bolton added: 'Rest in peace, Jlloyd.

Popular TV show Soccer AM were quick to pay their respects, offering their condolences to the friends and family of the late Jloyd Samuel.

"Devastating news about J Lloyd Samuel", he said.

In his years in the Premier League, Samuel played 240 games and scored two goals, and appeared in two games with his national team.

"I know our club will honour him tonight and remainder of the season".

Jlloyd Samuel has died in a vehicle crash.

The thoughts of everyone at the72 are with the friends and family of Jloyd Samuel at this time.

A former England player at youth level, Samuel also spent time in Iran with Esteghlal and Paykan.

"Everybody associated with Bolton Wanderers Football Club is deeply saddened to learn of the passing of our former defender, Jlloyd Samuel", said the club.

"Our thoughts are with his friends and family at this incredibly hard time".