Former West Ham United and Newcastle United supervisor Glenn Roeder has tragically handed away aged 65 after a prolonged battle towards a mind tumour.
Roeder, who began his enjoying profession with Arsenal, additionally served as a coach below Glenn Hoddle throughout England’s World Cup marketing campaign in France again in 1998.
Howard Wilkinson, who’s Chairman of the League Supervisor’s Affiliation mentioned: “A cultured defender as a participant, he managed with a studious model and was at all times beneficiant together with his time and concepts.
“Glenn was such an unassuming, type gentleman who demonstrated lifelong dedication to the sport. Not one to court docket headlines, his dedication and utility to his work in any respect ranges warrants particular point out.
“Soccer has misplaced a fantastic servant immediately and our honest condolences go to Glenn’s household and mates.”
LMA Chief Govt Richard Bevan added: “Glenn achieved a lot all through his lifelong profession within the recreation. After retiring as a participant, he turned one of many nation’s most revered coaches, working throughout all ranges of the skilled recreation, in senior and academy soccer, and performing as a trusted advisor to many coaches and gamers.
“At each membership, he selected to develop new expertise and to present alternatives to the youthful gamers in his cost.
“He might be sorely missed by all the LMA’s members and his colleagues from throughout the sport. Our heartfelt ideas are with Glenn’s spouse Religion, his daughter Holly, his sons Will and Joe and all of Glenn’s household and mates at this tough time.”
While managing the Hammers within the 2002/03 season, Roeder was quickly changed by Sir Trevor Brooking after collapsing following complaints of chest pains.
Scans revealed he had suffered a blocked blood vessel in his mind, which resulted in a stroke.
Roeder’s former golf equipment quickly paid tribute, with Newcastle sharing a number of footage of his time as participant and supervisor at St James’ Park.
The Magpies wrote: “We’re deeply saddened to be taught of the passing of our former participant and supervisor, Glenn Roeder on the age of 65.
“The ideas of everyone at NUFC are together with his household and mates.
“Relaxation in peace, Glenn.”
A tweet from Norwich learn: “Norwich City are deeply saddened to be taught of the passing of our former supervisor Glenn Roeder.
“The ideas of everybody on the membership are with Glenn’s household and mates at this very unhappy time.”