The English player from Sheffield United Maddy Cusack died this Thursday, at his 27 yearsas his club reported “devastated”, without giving details about the tragic news.
“He Sheffield United Football Club “is devastated to report the sad news of the passing of Maddy Cusack,” an official statement from the team announced.
Cusack had been part of Sheffield since 2019 and, in addition, was a member of the marketing team. A beloved veteran on and off the court who became the first player to compete last year 100 matches with the club.
“This is one heartbreaking news for everyone in Bramall Lane“said Sheffield United chief executive Stephen Bettis. “Maddy had a unique position and was popular with everyone, with her personality and professionalism,” he added.
From the English Football Federation (FA) also expressed their regret and condolences to family and friends, as noted by the director of women’s football, Baroness Sue Campbel, in contact with Sheffield at an “incredibly sad time.”