- Jordan Sinnott, Halifax Town player passes on and several non-league matches were cancelled due to the tragedy
- The cause of Sinnott's death is yet to be determined but details of his death will be released in due time
- Sinnott who is son to a former Huddersfield player Lee also started his career with the Premier League club
The football world is coming to terms with the mysterious passing away of non-league footballer hours Jordan Sinnott before a match.
Jordan Sinnott, who plays for Halifax town, passed away on Saturday, January 25 .
The club confirmed the news on Twitter, saying “We've received terrible news that our former player Jordan Sinnott has passed away,”
In the club statement, Halifax further divulge that the cause of death was not yet known privacy would be granted to the late Sinnott’s family during this time.
Sinnot is the son of former Huddersfield midfielder Lee Sinnott and had been on loan at to Matlock Town FC from Alfreton Town FC since August 2019.
Both Alfrenton Town and Matlock released statements postponing their respective matches on Saturday, citing “tragic and unforeseen circumstances” as the reason.
"Apologies to all who have travelled to support at this game @GatesheadFC and @AlfretonTownFC,” Chairman of Alfreton Town FC Wayne Bradley posted on Twitter.
Details of his death are set to be released in due time.
Sinnot started his career at Huddersfield town but moved to Altrincham in 2015 where he made quite a number of appearances before moving to Halifax in 2016.
Former Huddersfield coach Steve Eyre who coached Sinnot at Huddersfield also shared a teary message on Facebook confirming his passing.
“Rest in peace to my boy Jordan Sinnott. Like a Son, my Captain, great times spent at two clubs and a special time winning a league together,” he wrote.
Meanwhile, Legit.ng had earlier reported former Nigerian youth international Philip Osondu has been confirmed dead in Belgium at the age of 48.
The ex-Anderlecht attacker was said to have taken himself to a hospital in the European country for cross-examination but where he eventually met his death.
As at the time this report was gathered, the cause of his death is still unknown but he was said to have felt uncomfortable while at work and decided to drive himself to the health center.
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