Jordan Sinnott Death Dead – Jordan Sinnott Obituary: Cause of Death

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Jordan Sinnott Death Dead – Jordan Sinnott Obituary: Cause of Death

Jordan James Sinnott (14 February 1994 – 25 January 2020) was an English footballer who played as a midfielder. He was the son of the former Huddersfield Town captain Lee Sinnott and was contracted to Northern Premier League side Matlock Town at the time of his death in January 2020. He died following an altercation in Retford town centre where he was attacked.

Sinnott was found unconscious with a suspected fractured skull in Retford, Nottinghamshire, in the early hours of 25 January 2020, following an altercation in which he was attacked and sustained a head injury. He was admitted to the Northern General Hospital in Sheffield in a critical condition where he died just before 19:00 that evening. Matlock Town and his former club Alfreton Town had both postponed their respective matches earlier that day.Police arrested a 21-year-old man and a 27-year-old man in connection with the fight.

He carried a donor card at the time of his death.

In a tribute to his death, his brother Tom as well as his dear friend Duane Holmes sent an appeal to football clubs across the country to send in shirts with Sinnott’s name on the back for his funeral. 800 different football shirts were donated from around the world, these were displayed at his funeral at Bradford City’s stadium. It was announced that after the funeral, the football shirts would be donated to Sport Relief.

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