Brentford’s technical director Robert Rowan has died at the age of 28, the club have announced.
Rowan, who joined the Championship side in late 2014, was appointed to the role in February.
He previously worked as the Bees’ head of football operations.
“All at the Club have been left devastated by the news. All our thoughts are with Robert’s wife, his family and all his friends – many of whom work at Brentford FC,” a club statement said, explaining Rowan oversaw the strategic direction of Brentford B – the Club’s elite squad of players aged 17 to 21, before taking on the role of technical director.
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