Jlloyd Samuel: Former Aston Villa and Bolton defender dies in car crash


Jlloyd Samuel played in the Premier League for more than a decade

Former Aston Villa and Bolton defender Jlloyd Samuel has died in a car crash in Cheshire.

The 37-year-old, most recently player-manager of non-league side Egerton, died on Tuesday.

Samuel made 199 appearances for Villa after signing with the club in 1998, and played 83 times for Bolton between 2007 and 2011.

The Trinidad and Tobago Football Association said he had “collided with an oncoming vehicle”.

“We are deeply saddened to hear of the death of our former player Jlloyd Samuel at the age of just 37 in a car accident,” Championship side Villa said on Twitter