Which Motherwell player died on the pitch?

Which Motherwell player died on the pitch?

Phil O’Donnell (footballer)

Personal information
Place of birth Bellshill, Scotland
Date of death 29 December 2007 (aged 35)
Place of death Wishaw, Scotland
Height 5 ft 10 in (1.78 m)

What did Phil O’Donnell die from?

Phil O’Donnell collapsed on the pitch at Fir Park in Motherwell because of heart failure and was pronounced dead shortly afterwards at nearby Wishaw General Hospital. His passing was mourned across British football.

Where did Phil O’Donnell die?

Wishaw, United KingdomPhil O’Donnell / Place of deathWishaw is a large town in North Lanarkshire, Scotland, on the edge of the Clyde Valley, 15 miles south-east of Glasgow city centre. The Burgh of Wishaw was formed in 1855 within Lanarkshire. Wikipedia

Is Stephen O’Donnell related to Phil O Donnell?

O’Donnell is the nephew of former Motherwell captain Phil O’Donnell, who died on the pitch on 29 December 2007. He is also a cousin of former Motherwell striker David Clarkson.

What Celtic player died recently?

The Jones family is in our thoughts as we mourn the loss of Sam Jones and fondly remember the life and career of one of the greatest champions in American sports. Jones died Thursday night in Florida, where he had been hospitalized in failing health, Celtics spokesman Jeff Twiss said.

Who does Stephen O’Donnell play for?

Motherwell F.C.#2 / Defender
Scotland national football team#2 / Defender
Stephen O’Donnell/Current teams

Is Sam Jones still alive?

Deceased (1933–2021)Sam Jones / Living or Deceased

How old is Boston Celtics Sam Jones?

88 years (1933–2021)Sam Jones / Age at death

Are Sam Jones and KC Jones related?

Despite his doubts, Jones quickly impressed Coach Red Auerbach. He went on to team with K.C. Jones (no relation), a tenacious defender, in a backcourt pairing that eventually replaced that of Bob Cousy and Bill Sharman, two of the N.B.A.’s greatest players of the 1950s.

What happened to the captain of Motherwell in 2007?

O’Donnell, who was the captain of Motherwell, tragically lost his life on December 29, 2007 after he collapsed during his side’s game against Dundee United. The unfortunate incident happened towards the end of the match – just as O’Donnell was about to be substituted by his coach.

What happened to former Motherwell defender Christian Mbulu?

FORMER Motherwell defender Christian Mbulu has died at the age of 23. The Englishman spent one season with the Steelmen after joining from Millwall in 2018. He made six appearances during his time at Fir Park before leaving last summer where he went on to join Crewe Alexandra on a short-term deal.

How many footballers have died on the field?

The following is a list of 10 footballers who died on the field. Their sudden deaths on the football pitch shocked their respective countries and the world at large: Scottish professional footballer Phil O’Donnell died on the pitch after suffering a heart failure while playing for his club Motherwell.

Who is the most famous footballer to die in Nigeria?

Samuel Okwaraji Legendary Nigerian footballer Samuel Sochukwuma Okwaraji popularly known as just Samuel Okwaraji tragically died on the field of play on August 12, 1989 in Lagos, Nigeria. Okwaraji’s tragic and sudden death is till today considered one of Africa’s most shocking footballer deaths ever.