Tributes paid to Sheffield United’s Maddy Cusack who has died aged 27
The Guardian says Tributes have been paid to Maddy Cusack, a Sheffield United footballer, who has died at the age of 27.
Cusack had played for the women’s team since 2019, making more than 100 appearances for the club. She also worked for the club as a marketing executive.
The cause of death has not been disclosed.
Stephen Bettis, Sheffield United’s chief executive, said: “This is heartbreaking news for everyone at Bramall Lane. Maddy had a unique position of being part of a number of teams at Sheffield United and was popular with everyone that she came into contact with.
“Her personality and professionalism made her a credit to her family – she will be sadly missed. While taking in the news and moving forward, the club will offer as much support as possible to Maddy’s family, friends and colleagues.”