Steve Jagielka Biography – Steve Jagielka Wiki
Steve Jagielka (born Stephen Jagielka) was an English professional footballer. He began his career at Stoke City in 1996. He made a name for himself at Shrewsbury Town where he made close to 200 appearances in all competitions between 1997 and 2003. He came off the bench in Shrewsbury’s famous 2-1 FA Cup victory over Premier League Everton in January 2003 when the Shrews were a fourth-tier side.
He left Shrewsbury Town to join Sheffield United. He was signed by Neil Warnock in 2003 following a successful trial but didn’t make a senior appearance for the Blades during his stint at Bramall Lane. After he left the Blades in 2004, he enjoyed two seasons with Accrington Stanley and also starred for the likes of Droylsden, Telford and Hednesford at the end of his career.
Steve Jagielka Age
He was born on 10 March 1978, in Sale, United Kingdom. He died on 17 March 2021, in Rodington, United Kingdom. He was 43 years old.
Steve Jagielka Family
He was the older brother of Sheffield United’s former England and Everton defender Phil Jagielka. He also had two sisters, Barbara Jagielka and Nicola Jagielka.
Steve Jagielka Wife
There are no details available about Stephen Jagielka’s wife. His younger brother Phil Jagielka split from his wife Emily in 2019 after 10 years of marriage, according to the Daily Mail.
Steve Jagielka Death
Steve Jagielka passed away on 17 March 2021 aged 43. Shrewsbury Town Football Club said in a statement: “Shrewsbury Town Football Club is deeply saddened to receive news that Steve Jagielka has passed away aged 43.
“Steve joined Salop in 1997 and is a member of the exclusive ‘200 Club’ having represented Salop on 207 occasions during a six-year stay in Blue and Amber – scoring 23 goals along the way.
“Steve will be fondly remembered for being a part of the Town team that orchestrated Town’s great escape victory at Exeter in 2000. The midfielder also went on to play with Accrington Stanley and AFC Telford United. In 2003, Steve also helped Salop achieve a cup upset with a 2-1 victory over David Moyes’ Everton in the FA Cup.
“All at Shrewsbury Town is deeply saddened by the news and sends their support and condolences to Steve’s family at this sad time.”
“Sheffield United is deeply saddened to hear of the passing of former player Steve Jagielka – brother of current defender Phil – at the age of 43,” Sheffield United Football Club said in a statement. “The condolences of all at the Blades are with Phil and the rest of the Jagielka family at this difficult time.”
Stoke City F.C. tweeted: “All at #SCFC are saddened to hear of the passing of our former youth team player Steve Jagielka at the age of 43. Our thoughts are with his family and friends.”
Accrington tweeted: “Everyone at #ASFC is absolutely devastated to hear of the death of former midfielder Steve Jagielka. Steve made history with the Reds, playing a big part as Stanley won the Conference title in 2006. Our thoughts are with his family & friends at this tragic time.”
Telford United tweeted: “AFC Telford United are extremely saddened to announce the passing of former player Stephen Jagielka. he former skipper played for the club between 2007-2009 under Rob Smith & Larry Chambers. All our thoughts at this difficult time are with Steve’s family & friends.”
Everton said, “We are deeply saddened to hear of the passing of our former captain Phil Jagielka’s brother, Steve, at the age of 43. Our thoughts are with Phil and the rest of the Jagielka family at this extremely sad time.”
Steve Jagielka Cause of Death
Steve Jagielka’s cause of death was not revealed.
Steve Jagielka Suicide
It is unclear whether Steve Jagielka died as a result of suicide or not. We have reached out to his rep.
Steve Jagielka Illness
There are no details about Steve Jagielka’s illness.
Steve Jagielka Height
He was 5 feet 8 inches (1.73 m).