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Alan McLoughlin, former Republic of Ireland midfielder, dies aged 54

  • FAI confirms the news of former player’s passing
  • McLoughlin won 42 caps for Republic during career

Alan McLoughlin, the man whose goal took the Republic of Ireland to the 1994 World Cup finals in the US, has died at the age of 54.

The former Portsmouth midfielder revealed in March he was preparing to undergo a course of radiotherapy following surgery to remove a tumour from his vertebrae, nine years after being diagnosed with a kidney tumour. McLoughlin also said he was told in November 2019 that the cancer had spread to his remaining kidney, his chest wall and lung, and that he had been rushed to hospital this year with a fractured neck after his vertebrae had crumbled.

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Alan McLoughlin, former Republic of Ireland midfielder, dies aged 54

  • FAI confirms the news of former player’s passing
  • McLoughlin won 42 caps for Republic during career

Alan McLoughlin, the man whose goal took the Republic of Ireland to the 1994 World Cup finals in the US, has died at the age of 54.

The former Portsmouth midfielder revealed in March he was preparing to undergo a course of radiotherapy following surgery to remove a tumour from his vertebrae, nine years after being diagnosed with a kidney tumour. McLoughlin also said he was told in November 2019 that the cancer had spread to his remaining kidney, his chest wall and lung, and that he had been rushed to hospital this year with a fractured neck after his vertebrae had crumbled.

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