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Who is Ross Aikenhead as Winsford United football player passed away, cause of death, obituary, bio and age

Here is all you need to know about Wonsford United footballer Ross Aikenhead as he dies at a very young age with a cause of death not known yet

Following Winsford United’s announcement of the untimely death of their player Ross Aikenhead, condolences have been expressed by the football community.

The postponement of Saturday’s Cheadle Heath Nomads game was attributed to “unforeseen circumstances,” though it’s unclear if this had anything to do with Aikenhead’s passing.

Who is Ross Aikenhead as Winsford United FC football player passed away, cause of death, obituary, bio and age

The tragedy was confirmed by a statement his team, Winsford United FC, put on X on Sunday. The team has announced that their Easter Monday matchup against Barnton, their neighbours, will however go ahead. The Cheshire-based ninth-tier football team released the following statement:

It’s with deep sadness that we have to announce that our player Ross Aikenhead has sadly passed away.

The club further stated:

Ross was a fantastic young man and a terrific footballer. He will be sorely missed by everyone associated with the club, our heartfelt sympathy goes out to all of Ross’s family and friends. RIP Ross.”

Wythenshawe Town, his previous team from when he was a young player and played for them early in the season, also sent their condolences. They said that, in his honour, there would be a minute of applause prior to their game on Easter Monday.

Ross’s demise shocked former teammates and according to them, he was among the “nicest lads on and off the pitch” and was a man they remembered as being “polite and friendly”.

Who was Ross Aikenhead?

Ross Aikenhead was a 24-year-old football player for Cheshire-based ninth-tier football team Winsford United. At just twenty years old, Ross Aikenhead was a rising star in Cheshire and was just starting off in his career. He died suddenly and unexpectedly but a cause of death isn’t known yet.

He also spent some amount of time at Wythenshawe Town, his previous team where he played for them in the pre-season and and games in the early part of the ongoing season, before he signed for the Winsford last year in September.  He was also a player for Wythenshawe FC, a club in the Greater Manchester area alongside Wythenshawe Town.

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