Jermaine Wright: NHS worker who helped Beckham, Terry dies of coronavirus

Jermaine Wright: NHS worker who helped Beckham, Terry dies of coronavirus

- Jermaine Wright was told to go home from the NHS after showing coronavirus symptoms

- The former grassroots coach helped the careers of Beckham and Terry

- Jermaine reportedly lost the battle against the infection on April 27

David Beckham as well as John Terry are currently bereaved as popular grassroots football manager who works with the NHS Jermaine Wright dies from coronavirus complications.

It was gathered that the late tactician helped both former players during their early days as he was one of the organisers of the Hackney Marshes matches in East London.

Until his death, Jermaine took time to assist young footballers as well as referees grow in their respective careers.

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He also worked in a chemist store, and now tributes have continued to pour in with many describing him as an “extraordinary” human being who was known as “Mr Hackney Marshes”.

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Jermaine was the vice-chairman of the Hackney and Leyton Sunday Football league - which has its home on Hackney Marshes.

Dino Constantinou, who ran the league’s website, said: “I often joked with Jermaine did he actually ever sleep.

“A man who not only worked full-time for the NHS but also worked tirelessly every day with the league.

“He lived for football, his huge obsessive passion being grassroots football and our beloved Hackney and Leyton Football League.

“But Jermaine was not just someone who dedicated himself to our league.

“More than that he was an extraordinary human being.

“A man graced with spirit, soul, a zest for life and an unflinching ability to want to help people, often before himself."

According to SunSport, Jermaine was ordered to go home from the NHS after he showed signs of the dreaded coronavirus infection as he was in self-isolation for 14 days.

He however lost the battle on April 27, and now, more than £6,000 has been raised for Jermaine’s family through a fundraising page.

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Legit.ng earlier reported that the current Holland manager Ronald Koeman was rushed to the hospital after he suffered heart problems on Sunday, May 3, according to latest reports by SunSport.

Koeman was immediately operated upon as he underwent cardiac catheterisation moments after he was rushed down via an ambulance.

Holland outlet Telegraaf claimed that the development was confirmed through the wife of the former Barcelona star, Bartina.

It was gathered that the ex-Southampton boss had a stent (a tube that keeps the blood vessel open) placed in the vein as his coronary artery was blocked.

Doctors who are attending to the case have reportedly confirmed his stability as they say he was rushed to the hospital on time.

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