POMPEY STUNNED BY DEATH OF FORMER BLUES DEFENDER EDINBURGH
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Saturday 08 Jun 2019 21:11:00
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Pompey and their fans are in shock after it was announced Justin Edinburgh had died aged just 49.

The former Fratton Park left-back, who had just led Leyton Orient to promotion back into the Football League, had a cardiac arrest on Monday and died today (Saturday).

Pompey were quick to pay tribute, saying in a statement: 'Pompey are shocked and saddened by the death of Leyton Orient manager Justin Edinburgh at the age of just 49. The former Blues defender made 38 appearances during a spell with the club at the start of the 21st century.

'fter beginning his career at Southend, the left-back spent a decade with Tottenham, where he played more than 250 times. He was part of the team that beat Nottingham Forest to lift the FA Cup in 1991, then returned to Wembley eight years later to help Spurs win the League Cup.

'Edinburgh was signed by Pompey in March 2000 and remained on the south coast for three years before departing for Billericay. He began his managerial career with spells at several non-league sides, taking over a struggling Newport outfit and leading them back to the Football League.

'Stints in charge at Gillingham and Northampton followed, while Edinburgh recently guided Orient to the National League title. Rveryone at Pompey would like to send their deepest condolences to Justinís wife Kerri, their children, and his family and friends at this difficult time.'



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