Craig Farrell Cause of Death: What Happened to Craig Farrell?

A former striker for Carlisle United and York City, Craig Farrell died at the age of 39; the reason for his death is still unknown at this time.

Craig Farrell
Craig Farrell

Farrell began his professional football career at Middlesbrough and then moved on to Leeds before signing a three-year contract with Carlisle in 2002.

He scored 24 goals in 95 games during his stint at Brunton Park. Before joining York City, the former England under-16 international spent a year with Exeter City and went on to play for a number of non-league clubs.

In a statement posted to the club’s website, Carlisle chairman Andrew Jenkins said: “I am so sorry to hear this news, Craig was such a likable young man and I think it’s fair to say we all wanted him to do well when Roddy [Collins] brought him over from Leeds.

“He impressed everybody with his attitude and he settled quickly, scoring some good goals through his first season with us. I remember him as someone who got his head down and worked hard, and I think we can all agree that 39 is such a young age. Our thoughts are with his family and loved ones at this very sad time.”


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