Large parts of English football are in mourning following the death of Sheffield United’s Maddy Cusack on Wednesday.
The death was confirmed on the club’s website on Thursday evening.
– We are devastated, writes Sheffield United.
Cusack, who has played for Sheffield United since 2019, is just 27 years old.
The cause of death is currently unknown.
Sheffield United Football Club are deeply saddened to report the sad news of the passing of Maddie Cusack.
The club and Maddie’s family would appreciate a period of privacy and will not comment further at this sad time.
– Sheffield United (@SheffieldUnited) September 21, 2023
A number of English clubs sent condolences on social media.
Arsenal, Manchester City, Burnley, Leeds and Newcastle are among the teams to have expressed their support following the tragic news.
The English Football Association announced its condolences.
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