Ex-Trinidad and Tobago defender Jlloyd Samuel dies at 37

May 15, 2018 GMT

COUVA, Trinidad (AP) — Jlloyd Samuel, the former Trinidad and Tobago defender who played in the English Premier League for Aston Villa and Bolton, has died. He was 37.

The Trinidad and Tobago Football Association announced the death of Samuel in a statement on its social media platforms on Tuesday, saying he was involved in car crash in England.

Samuel, a full back, represented England at under-21 level before going on to play for Trinidad and Tobago’s senior team.

The TTFA said “the Trinidad and Tobago Football Association and his former national teammates at this time extends deepest condolences to his family members both in the U.K. and here in Trinidad and Tobago.”