- Lough-borough Foxes football club have lost one of their players named Molly Webb
- She was reported to have been suffering flu like symptoms before she died at the age of 25
The entire English football fraternity has been thrown into serious mourning following the tragic death of a Lough-borough Foxes footballer Molly Webb who died at the age of 25.
Before her untimely demise, she was said to have been suffering flu like symptoms for several days and her condition deteriorated rapidly on Sunday afternoon, January 6.
Webb was a passionate member of the Lough-borough Foxes football club since the age of 13 and was captain of the Vixens team, the manager of the U12s team and a member of the club’s committee.
“On behalf of the family we would like to thank you all for your heartfelt support and beautiful messages which are comforting at this difficult time.
“We really appreciate how much everyone recognizes Molly’s wonderful nature, kind and caring soul which will leave a lasting impact on everyone who was blessed to know her,'' the family of the deceased explained.
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Meanwhile, the day for the funeral has not been confirmed by the family of Molly Webb according to the report by UK Sun.
Earlier, YEN.com.gh had reported how a 14-year-old footballer identified as Luca Campanaro died on Monday, December 10, at the Royal London Hospital after reportedly being involved in a freak accident with another player during a youth football match.
According to the report, Campanaro, a Bedgrove Dynamos goalkeeper from Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire, was seriously hurt during an away match in Hillingdon, west London on Sunday, December 9.