How Did Gary Speed Die? Date of Death, Cause of Death, Age, and Birthday

Gary Speed death

The soccer player Gary Speed passed away at age 42, too young.

Biography - A Short Wiki

Midfielder who played for the Wales national team from 1990 to 2004 and spent his club career with five different teams, most notably Leeds United and Newcastle United. He tragically took his own life in 2011.

He had two sons, Tommy and Eddy, with longtime partner Louise.

How did Gary Speed die?

Suicide caused Gary Speed's death in 2011.

Information about the death of Gary Speed
Cause of deathSuicide
Age of death42 years
ProfessionSoccer Player
BirthdaySeptember 8, 1969
Death dateNovember 27, 2011
Place of deathHuntington, United Kingdom
Place of burialN/A


I love everything about playing for Newcastle, the club, the fans and the city.

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You’ve got to believe you can get a result from the game.

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I had a lot of times with Wales as well when we were getting beat – and beaten well – and you learn to deal with it. You learn that next time it happens, you roll your sleeves up and give everything for the team.

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I don’t like the showy nationalism – a tattoo, wrapping yourself in a flag – that doesn’t matter to me. The way to show your patriotism and commitment is to go and support or play for your team.

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Goal scoring is a recurring theme. If you aren’t scoring then you aren’t going to win games. That’s obvious.

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