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BRADFORD-BORN footballer Jordan Sinnott has died, his club have confirmed.

Earlier it was reported that the 25-year-old was fighting for his life in hospital after an alleged assault.

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His current club Matlock Town FC, who he was on loan at from Alfreton, issued a statement at around 8pm confirming Sinnott had died just before 7pm tonight. 

It came from Matlock Town FC Secretary/CEO, Keith Brown. 

He said: "We are very sorry to report that Jordan Sinnott has passed away just before 7pm this evening.

"His family and friends were with him at his bedside and we send our sincere condolences to them all at this very sad time.

"We understand from the police that following a serious assault in Retford town centre yesterday evening Jordan was found unconscious with a suspected fractured skull.

"He was taken to hospital where he was treated for the injuries and put on a life support machine.

"The news that his condition was very serious and he was on a life support machine was received as players arrived for the game at Mickleover and after discussion with the players, league and Mickleover it was agreed that the match should be postponed to a future date.

"All of the Matlock Town players and officials returned to the Club House at Matlock."

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Tributes and messages of condolence to Bradford-born footballer Jordan Sinnott

This news is not sinking in, i never thought i would hear one of the children we cared for all those years ago was to be taken in such an horrific way. Bec and i have chatted today and both in utter shock but we will always remember that smile and cheeky ness you had about you, and watching you follow your dads footsteps it was clear you were happy and loved by many. We will be digging the old photos out, you will never be forgotten xx

Marie Gledhill

RIP JORDAN SINNOTT: Myself, and my Family's thoughts and prayers are with his Friends, his Family, and the Football Clubs that he has played for. From, The Wakefield Family, in Stockport.

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RIP Jordan Sinnott......taken far too soon in tragic circumstances. Thoughts are with everyone who knew & loved him. Will always remember you scoring for Chesterfield against Port Vale on my dads 'Ernie Moss Day'.....ironically wearing the number 8 shirt. Fly hight xx💙💙xx

Sarah moss

Oh Jordan, no one will ever know the sadness that is felt by your family. The hole that will never be filled, because you were such a ray of sunshine. Kind, caring, and loving amongst so many more qualities. Not to mention your amazing talent, you did so many people proud! Now an angel, good night, God bless Jord. X

Kirsty Parker

you will be sorely missed by all who knew you, was a fantastic lad!! Can’t believe won’t see u at Cookies anymore!! RIP Jordan!! 💔

Cayl Henry

Such a tragic waste of a Young Life RIP

Glenys McElroy

Sad loss R. I.P. Jordan

Paul Ridgway