Scottish former footballer and manager of East Stirlingshire in the Lowland League, John Sludden’s cause of death is kept as a secret at this time after he passed away today (May 7, 2021) at the age of 56. RIP.
The heartbreaking news of John Sludden’s passing was confirmed through a post by the Ayr United FC’s official page, tweeting, “We are deeply saddened to hear of the passing of a club legend, John Sludden. John scored 84 goals for United, including 31 during our Second Division title winning season in 1987/88.”
The statement added, “Our thoughts are with all of his friends and family at this time.”
As a striker for many clubs in the Scottish Football League, he became popular after scoring a double for Scotland schoolboys in a well-known 5-4 win over England at Wembley in 1980.
Sludden starred in St Johnstone, Airdrie, Ayr, Kilmarnock, East Fife, Clydebank, Clyde, and Stenhousemuir after leaving Parkhead. He also managed Bo’ness United, Camelon Juniors, as well as East Stirling until 2018.
John Sludden’s Cause of Death is Still Unknown
Although there is no official report about John Sludden’s cause of death, it seems there are some hidden stories behind his death. However, US day News is trying to find the latest updates and more information as soon as possible; stay with us.
Celebrities’ death news always breaks many hearts; however, fans kindly remember memories, and their idols are alive in their hearts even after death.
Our thoughts and prayers are with John Sludden’s family, friends, fans, and all of his loved ones on these tough days. You can also leave a condolence message below the comment box to honor him; If you have any related information about Sludden’s death, please share it with us.
Sludden, the father of former Falkirk and Stenhousemuir striker Paul Sludden, was bron on 29 December 1964 in Falkirk, Scotland.
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Reactions to Death of John Sludden
Quickly after the tragic news released, many of beloved John’s friends and fans expressed their sadness on social media by posting their tributes.
Former Celtic team-mate Jim Duffy was from the first ones who offered his tribute and announced: “John was a really talented player and he was a genuinely lovely, funny man and everyone liked him.”
He continued, “When he went into management I was surprised as he was so nice but he had great banter and the players enjoyed working with him.”
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