Mitchell Cole passes away aged 27
Mitchell Cole who was 27 died on Friday had suffered with a heart condition called hypertrophic cardiomyopathy, an irregular thickness of the heart.
Married to England and Liverpool player Joe Cole's sister Carly, they have two children.
Mitchell who graduated at Norwich & West Ham's youth academy went on to play for Grays Athletic, Southend United, Northampton Town, Stevenage Borough, Oxford United, Stotfold, Hitchin Town, Biggleswade Town & Arseley Town.
He played 14 times for England C scoring an incredible 7 goals. In June 2010 he was signed by Oxford United but by Feb 2011 he was forced to retire from football after doctors advised him to give up.
Our thoughts go out to his close friends and family.
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