Former Everton player Gary Ablett has died at the age of 46.
Gary signed for Everton from neighbours Liverpool in January 1992 for £750k. Gary played 128 league games and won a FA Cup winners medal in 1995. The only player ever to win the FA Cup with both Merseyside teams.
A statement from the LMA, said: 'On behalf of Gary Ablett's family the LMA has today confirmed that Gary passed away peacefully last night following a hard fought 16 month battle against non-Hodgkin's lymphoma.
'Respected throughout the game by players, coaches and managers alike Gary will be sadly missed. The LMA's thoughts and condolences are with Gary's wife Jacqueline and children.'
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