Former Aston Villa and Bolton defender Jlloyd Samuel has died in a car crash at the age of 37, according to the Trinidad & Tobago Football Association.
The TTFA reported in a statement that Samuel had passed away following a fatal collision on Tuesday morning in England.
The statement read: "We've received some terrible news that former National defender and Ex-Aston Villa and Bolton Wanderers player Jlloyd Samuel died in a car crash this morning in England.
We've received some terrible news that former National defender and Ex-Aston Villa and Bolton Wanderers player Jlloyd Samuel died in a car crash this morning in England. The TTFA and all his former teammates extends deepest condolences to his family in this most difficult time. pic.twitter.com/ujhcmw9jrQ— TTFA (@TTFootballAssoc) May 15, 2018
"According to reports, Jlloyd was returning home after dropping his kids off to school and collided with an oncoming vehicle.
"The Trinidad and Tobago Football Association and his former national teammates at this time extends deepest condolences to his family members both in the UK and here in Trinidad and Tobago."
We are deeply saddened to hear of the death of our former player Jlloyd Samuel at the age of just 37 in a car accident— Aston Villa FC (@AVFCOfficial) May 15, 2018
Our players will wear black armbands as a mark of respect tonight and our thoughts are with his friends and family at this very difficult time
He played for England at youth level and in 2004 he was called up to Sven-Goran Eriksson's England squad but was not selected, subsequently choosing to represent the country of his birth.
His application to play for Trinidad & Tobago at the 2006 World Cup was denied by FIFA but he later made his international debut in 2009.
Everybody associated with Bolton Wanderers Football Club is deeply saddened to learn of the passing of our former defender, Jlloyd Samuel.— Bolton Wanderers FC (@OfficialBWFC) May 15, 2018
Rest in peace, Jlloyd. Our deepest condolences are with his family and friends at this difficult time.#BWFC pic.twitter.com/ghyeJpCuYd