The English player Sheffield United Maddy Cusack died at the age of 27, as her club reported “devastated”, without giving details about the tragic news. “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 was also a member of the marketing team. A beloved veteran on and off the court who became the first player to play 100 games for the club.
“This is heartbreaking news for everyone at Bramall Lane,” Sheffield United chief executive Stephen Bettis said. “Maddy had a unique position andpopular with everyone, with his 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.”