Tributes pour in for former Newcastle United goalkeeper Pavel Srnicek who has died after a heart attack
Srnicek made 150 appearances for the Magpies between 1991 and 199815:31 Tuesday 29 December 2015, 15:31 29 Dec 2015
Tributes have been paid to former Newcastle United goalkeeper Pavel Srnicek who died today after suffering a heart attack.
Srnicek made 150 appearances for the Magpies between 1991 and 1998.
The Czech Republic international also had stints with Sheffield Wednesday, Portsmouth and West Ham before making a brief return to Newcastle in 2006.
Journalists, footballers and clubs alike have all taken to Twitter to pay their respects to the 47-year-old.
47 is no age! Thoughts are with his family, very sad news for the football community! RIP #PavelSrnicek— Trevor Sinclair (@trevor8sinclair) December 29, 2015
RIP #PavelSrnicek. Sad news.— Bianca Westwood (@beewestwood) December 29, 2015
Desperate news about Pavel Srnicek. Good keeper and a really likeable, humble person. Thoughts with his family and his many friends. RIP.— Henry Winter (@henrywinter) December 29, 2015
It is with incredible sadness that I've have learned that Pavel Srnicek has died. A gentleman and a great sportsman. RIP my friend— Peter Schmeichel (@Pschmeichel1) December 29, 2015
Very sad to hear about the death of Pavel Srnicek. Just 47 years old. RIP.— Dan Walker (@mrdanwalker) December 29, 2015
The very best bits delivered every weekSubscribe now