Saturday 4 July, 2020

PLCA shocked, saddened by the murder of Irvino English

 Former national player Irvino English.

Former national player Irvino English.

The Premier League Clubs Association (PLCA) and its member clubs have expressed shock by the murder of former national player Irvino English.

English was killed in Waterhouse on Wednesday night when a gunman exited a car and shot him multiple times.

He was 42.

In a release on its Facebook page, the PLCA said "we are shocked and saddened by the news that Irvino English was viciously murdered on Wednesday night."

PLCA further stated that "Irvino was a Premier League giant in his time and a national football representative at the senior and youth levels, a veritable icon of the nation's top sport. He represented and provided yeoman service at Waterhouse FC over many years.

"At the time of his passing, he had graduated to coaching and was an assistant coach at Arnett Gardens FC.

"PLCA expresses condolences to his family, relatives, friends, Waterhouse FC, Arnett Gardens FC, the Waterhouse community and the wider football fraternity on his passing."

English represented Jamaica’s senior men’s team on five occasions between 2001 and 2002, including a FIFA World Cup Qualifier match.

He represented Wolmer’s Boys and Norman Manley High School in the ISSA Manning Cup Competition.

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