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Secret of Ayr United Footballer John Sludden’s Cause of Death


Scottish former footballer and manager of East Stirlingshire in the Lowland League, John Sludden’s cause of death, is kept as a secret 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.”

John Sludden's cause of death is kept as a secret at this time
Image source: Falkirk Herald

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 challenging 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.

John Sludden's cause of death is kept as a secret at this time

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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.”

A user wrote, “Another great Celtic bhoy who was lucky enough to play for and wear the hoops..R.I.P.JOHN SLUDDEN,” while someone sadly said, “Can’t believe it One of my favourite Ayr United players John Sludden has passed away Anyone who saw like me who watched the 87/88 team tear defences apart along with Templeton Walker and Cowell R.I.P. Sluddy”

Another tweeted: “Today is a sad day to be an Ayr Utd fan after hearing John Sludden has died at only 56, when we won the league in 1987-88 players and fans partied together all season, Sluddy was an amazing player and a lovely guy too, thoughts with his family today.”

John Sludden's cause of death is kept as a secret at this time

More about John Sludden: Personal Life, Career (Coaching)

Sludden, the father of former Falkirk and Stenhousemuir striker Paul Sludden, was bron on 29 December 1964 in Falkirk, Scotland.

John survived by his wife Linda and sons Paul and Marc.

He managed Camelon Juniors from 2014 to 2016, spending two years in charge of East Stirlingshire.

  • He was appointed player-manager of Junior club Bo’ness United in 1995
  • John Resigned in October 2001
  • He involved in youth development at Celtic.
  • In April 2014 Sludden was later appointed manager of Camelon Juniors.
  • John was relieved of his position on 30 August 2018.

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