Peter Whittingham Biography – Peter Whittingham Wiki
Peter Whittingham born Peter Michael Whittingham was an English professional footballer. He played for Aston Villa (2003–2007), Burnley (2005), Derby County (2005), Cardiff City (2007–2017), and Blackburn Rovers (2017–2018).
Whittingham was part of the Aston Villa team that won the FA Youth Cup in 2002. During his time at Cardiff, the club won the Championship in 2013, and reached the 2008 FA Cup Final and 2012 League Cup Final. He was named 3 times in the Championship’s PFA Team of the Year, and his 20-goal haul in 2009–10 made him the division’s top scorer.
Whittingham was an England under-21 international from 2004 to 2007. He made his debut against the Netherlands in 2004. He was part of the squad that competed in the 2007 UEFA European Under-21 Championship held in the Netherlands.
Peter Whittingham Age
Peter Whittingham was born on 8 September 1984, in Nuneaton, Warwickshire, United Kingdom. He died on 17 March 2020. He was 35 years old.
Peter Whittingham Wife
Whittingham was married to his wife Amanda Whittingham.
Peter Whittingham Children
Whittingham had 2 children. Peter Whittingham’s wife Amanda Whittingham is currently pregnant with their third child.
Peter Whittingham Death
Peter Whittingham died on 17 March 2020 at the age of 35, according to Transfermarkt. Peter’s teammate Michael Chopra confirmed his death on Twitter. Michael tweeted: “Absolutely devastated to hear about my old teammate whitts what a legend you are i had some special memories with you and cant thank you enough for what you did on and off the pitch for me so sad to lose you mate at such a young age my deepest condolence to the family RIP Whitts.”
Absolutely devastated to hear about my old teammate whitts what a legend you are i had some special memories with you and cant thank you enough for what you did on and off the pitch for me so sad to lose you mate at such a young age my deepest condolence to the family RIP Whitts pic.twitter.com/rlBidj5ryk
— Michael Chopra (@MichaelChopra) March 17, 2020
Cardiff released the following statement: “It is with an immeasurable amount of sorrow that we must inform supporters that Peter Whittingham has passed away at the age of 35. We are heartbroken. The news of Peter’s sudden and untimely passing has shaken us to our very foundation. Our love goes out to his wife Amanda, their young son and family. They are at the forefront of our thoughts and, on their behalf, we ask for their privacy to be respected at this unfathomably cruel and difficult time.
“First and foremost, Peter was a family man – and somebody who could light up a room with his sense of humour, warmth and personality. Then, as a professional footballer – as a Bluebird – he excelled with talent, ease, grace and humility. Nobody did it better.
“The loss of Peter will be painfully felt by our city, supporters and indeed all who ever had the pleasure of knowing him. We love you Pete and your memory will eternally stay with us.”
England’s national football team tweeted: “We’re deeply saddened to learn of the passing of Peter Whittingham, who made 17 appearances for our Under-21s between 2004 and 2007. Our thoughts are with his friends and family at this difficult time.”
Peter Whittingham Cause of Death
Peter Whittingham’s cause of death was head injuries caused by an accidental fall at a pub in Barry.
Peter Whittingham Accident
Whittingham fell down the stairs at a pub in Barry on March 7, 2020. On Wednesday, 18 March 2020, South Wales Police released the following statement: “At around 10 pm on March 7, South Wales Police were called to a licensed premises in Barry. A 35-year-old man from Penarth suffered a head injury as a result of a fall and remains at the University Hospital of Wales, Cardiff. At this stage there is no evidence or suggestion of a criminal act, and it appears the injury was caused by an accidental fall. Enquiries are continuing into the circumstances of the incident.”
Peter Whittingham Height
Whittingham stood at a height of 5 feet 10 inches (1.78 m) tall.
Peter Whittingham Family
Information about Peter Whittingham’s family is being updated.
Peter Whittingham Stats
During his 15-year professional career, Whittingham played 795 first-team matches and netted 98 goals for Cardiff, 2 for Villa, and 3 for the England under-21 team.