The great player Neil Campbell has left us at the age of 45 years old. This legend is no more with us. The hundreds of tributes paid to him from across the country after his tragic and sudden death.
What happened with Neil Campbell?
Neil Campbell suddenly became unwell after takeing a meal out in Yarm on Saturday, April 30. But sadly medics were unable to save his life.
The 45-year-old’s death has shocked people across the country, and Neil is being remembered by friends and family on social media as having a “great sense of humour” and for his “kindness to others.”
How did Neil Campbell die?
The cause of his death isn’t clear. But 30 April he takes his meal in Yarm. After that suddenly he became ill.
Then he was taken to the hospital. Doctor treat him for a long time. But sadly they can’t save him. Now he is no more with us.
Neil Campbell life long
The Middlesbrough -born dad-of-two was known across Teesside and the UK for his football career, which saw him play over 400 games professionally for teams such as York City and Scarborough.
Neil grew up in Marton and attended Nunthorpe School, he was also assistant manager at Thornaby FC last season. His brother, Andy, also had a successful footballing career and played for Middlesbrough FC.
One close friend paid tribute to Neil, saying he was the “nicest lad you’d ever meet off the pitch.” He said: “Life long friend of more than 30 years, only spoke with him two days ago. I still can’t properly process it just yet. Thinking of all the family at this sad time. Goodnight mate, love you.”
Neil Campbell Career
Another added: “Rest in peace Mr. Campbell! I’m going to miss our daily arguments, but I will never forget the moments when I laughed with you.”
Middlesbrough Women FC also posted about the “devastating” news. They said: “It’s taken us a while to even think about posting this.
On Saturday evening we were given the devastating news that Neil Campbell, Andy’s brother, had sadly passed away.
“Neil was not only a fantastic son, brother, uncle and father to his two brilliant boys, but was also a lifelong friend of our chairman Ben Fisher and a great friend to a number of Middlesbrough Women FC staff and Teesside RTC coaches. We will stand side by side with Andy and his family through this unimaginable time.”
Boro Fan TV is also organising a clap for Neil at the upcoming Boro match.
They said: “Neil was a great character and loved by many. Close friends have asked for Boro fans to chant ‘one Neil Campbell’ and applaud his life on the 44th minute of the Preston game. Let’s give one of our own a fitting send-off Boro fans. RIP Neil.”