Tributes pour in as former Northampton and Limerick keeper passes away in car crash 

 April 25, 2022

FORMER footballer Freddy Hall has been killed in a car crash aged 37.

The Bermudan reportedly died in his home country on Sunday night.

Freddy Hall kicks the ball downfield for NorthamptonCredit: Getty

Hall enjoyed a professional career in England and Ireland

Hall enjoyed a professional career in England and IrelandCredit: Getty

Hall played college soccer in the United States, before embarking on a professional career in England.

He represented Northampton Town, Chester, Oxford City and AFC Telford United – with a brief stint at MLS side Toronto in between.

Hall earned ten caps for his country between 2011 and 2015, before becoming a popular figure at Irish side Limerick between 2015 and 2018.

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Northampton wrote in a club statement: “We are deeply saddened to learn of his passing.

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“Our thoughts are with Freddy’s family and friends at this very sad time.”

While Limerick added: “Freddy served the club with distinction during his time here.

“The club extends its sincere condolences to Freddy’s family at his tragic passing.”

Telford wrote: “All at AFC Telford United are saddened to hear of the death of our former keeper Freddy Hall.

“Freddy joined the club in Oct 2014 playing under Liam Watson & Steve Kittrick during our season in the Conference Premier.

“All our thoughts are with Freddy’s family and friends.”

Toronto FC posted on social media: “Toronto FC mourns the loss of goalkeeper Freddy Hall. Everyone at the club sends our condolences to his family and loved ones.”

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While the Canadian club’s goalkeeper coach Terry Dunfield added: “Gutted to hear. RIP Freddy ?”

Football writer Andrew Cunneen wrote of the popular stopper: “Would struggle to remember a player an entire city took to as quickly as Limerick did to Freddy Hall and that’s because of who he was as a player and a person in equal measure. Rest in Peace, Fred.”

Hall’s former Chester team-mate Craig Mahon tweeted: “Really sad to read this. He was a great lad. And part of the Chester fc family. Thoughts with his family and friends.”


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