Ugo Ehiogu's Wife Sets Up #DoSomethingKind Fundraising Page In Memory of Deceased Tottenham Coach

Danny Ryan
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Ugo Ehigou's wife has set up a fundraising page with a view to starting a charity in the name of her husband to help get children into the sport.

The 44-year-old tragically passed away on Friday morning after suffering a cardiac arrest at Tottenham's training ground, prompting the rest of the footballing world to pay tribute to one of the games nice guys.

The story that came about shortly after his passing was one that symbolised his persona with his last tweet stating that he had given £10 to a homeless girl. The hashtag #DoSomethingKind immediately started trending on Twitter shortly after.


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His wife Gemma has now set up a ​JustGiving page to get the charity up and running having already more than doubled the £1000 target.

It read: "Weʼre raising £1,000 to help set up a charity that will give all children the opportunity to play football. In memory of Ugo Ehiogu #DoSomethingKind."

The description continued: "Ugo's dream was to set up a charity that gives every child equal opportunity to access and play football.


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"He had already put the wheels in motion. This fund will make his dream become a reality. We don't have a set target every donation will help. Thank you, In memory of Ugo Ehiogu #DoSomethingKind."

The whole of Wembley stadium paid tribute to the fallen man before Spurs' FA Cup semi-final with Chelsea as Mauricio Pochettino's side look to bring some joy back to the club after a truly tragic week.

To visit the JustGiving page, click here: ​https://www.justgiving.com/crowdfunding/UgoEhiogu

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