Tributes have been pouring in for Sheffield United vice-captain Maddy Cusack who tragically died on Wednesday at the age of 27. “This is heartbreaking news for everyone at Bramall Lane,” Stephen Bettis, United’s chief executive officer, said. “Maddy had a unique position of being part of a number of teams at Sheffield United and was popular with everyone that she came into contact with.
“Her personality and professionalism made her a credit to her family — she will be sadly missed. Whilst taking in the news and moving forward, the club will offer as much support as possible to Maddy’s family, friends and colleagues.”