Peter Whittingham Wiki
Peter Whittingham was born on September 08, 1984, and from Nuneaton, England. He was an English professional footballer and one of Cardiff’s most popular players among fans. However, the Former footballer has passed away after suffering head injuries in a fall, aged 35.
On March 7th, Peter suffered head injuries at a pub in Barry and according to the South Wales Police have described as an “accidental fall”. Many fans and friends tributed him on Social Media and Cardiff City FC released a statement it reads “It is with an immeasurable amount of sorrow that we must inform supporters that Peter Whittingham has passed away at the age of 35.”
Later, they added “We are heartbroken. The news of Peter’s sudden and untimely passing has shaken us to our very foundation.”
on Twitter, Whittingham’s former team-mate Michael Chopra paid tribute he wrote: “Devastated to have lost an old teammate had some great memories on and off the pitch with you football has lost a great guy and player gone too soon deepest condolences to your family RIP Whitts.”
It is with an immeasurable amount of sorrow that we must inform supporters that Peter Whittingham has passed away at the age of 35.
— Cardiff City FC (@CardiffCityFC) March 19, 2020
In his career, he made than 400 appearances for Cardiff between 2007 and 2017, won the Championship in 2013 and reached two cup finals: the FA Cup in 2008 and the League Cup in 2012.
In 2009, he was the top scorer in the Championship and was named in the PFA’s Championship Team of the Year on three occasions. In recent history, he was recognized as one of the most consistent and talented players in the Championship.
He started his career in 2002 with Aston Villa, where he was part of the team that won the FA Youth Cup in 2002. In June 2017, he signed for Blackburn Rovers. He made 24 appearances for Blackburn before his contract was terminated by mutual consent in August 2018.
How old was Peter Whittingham? He was born on September 08, 1984, and from Nuneaton, England and was 35 years old during his time of death. Furthermore, there is not much information about his father, mother, and siblings.
On 18 March 2020, South Wales Police confirmed that Whittingham was in the hospital after suffering head injuries as a result of an accidental fall at a pub in Barry on 7 March. Whittingham died from his injuries on 19 March at the University Hospital of Wales in Cardiff, aged 35.