THE world has been shocked by the news that Sheffield United star Maddy Cusack has died at the age of 27.
Cusack had just begun her sixth season with the Blades, having signed a new contract in July.
However, Sheffield United announced the tragedy on Thursday, September 21.
Who was Maddy Cusack?
Cusack was a superb midfielder who appeared in 100 games for Sheffield United.
Cusack not only excelled on the field, but she also worked as a marketing executive for the team.
The Blades’ CEO stated that the midfielder was immensely beloved and that she will be “sadly missed.”
What clubs did Maddy Cusack play for?
Maddy Cusack’s talent allowed her to play for a variety of teams across the country.
The midfielder played for Birmingham and Aston Villa before joining Sheffield United in 2019.
What has been said?
Sheffield United issued a heartfelt statement acknowledging Maddy Cusack’s death.
“Sheffield United Football Club is devastated to report the sad news of Maddy Cusack’s passing,” said the statement.
“Maddy, a women’s team player since 2019 and marketing executive for the Football Club, passed away on Wednesday.
“A respected player, Maddy, 27, last season reached the milestone of 100 appearances for Sheffield United Women.
Additionally, she was a valued colleague in the offices at Bramall Lane, moving over from the Sheffield United Community Foundation to the Club in 2021 to help market all areas of the Blades.”