What Happened To Craig Farrell From York City? Tributes Flow In For The Former Striker

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Craig Farrell, a former striker, died at the age of 39, was remembered by York City. His demise has remained a mystery as his family hasn't revealed it yet.

Craig Wayne Farrell was an English football forward who played for Carlisle United in the Football League.

The remainder of the season, the former Middlesbrough and Leeds United young player scored 14 goals, including a hat-trick in the FA Cup against Rushall Olympic, making him City's third-fastest treble player ever.

What Happened To Craig Farrell From York City? His Death Cause Revealed

Craig Farrell, a former striker for Carlisle United and York City, died at 39; however, his death cause is yet to be revealed.

After permanently leaving York for Rushden & Diamonds, Farrell went on to play for AFC Telford United, Hinckley United, Blyth Spartans, and Whitby Town.

Craig Wayne Farrell was an English football forward who played for Carlisle United in the Football League. Earlier in his career, he played for Carlisle United and was three times capped by England Under-16s.

Farrell never gave anything less than his all when he was at York, which endeared him to the fans.

He joined the York City of the Conference National on June 27, 2006. In a 2–2 home tie with Southport on September 23, 2006, he scored his first goal for York. York manager Billy McEwan set fifteen goals for Farrell for the 2006–07 season in February 2007.

Due to torn muscle fibers in his thigh, he missed the remaining two months of the season, but the club decided to use their option to extend his contract for another season after he scored ten goals in 51 appearances.

He started the 2007–08 season as a right-winger, but he could not play for over a month after making seven appearances due to poor form and a thigh injury.

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Obituary: Tributes Flow In For The Former Striker 

Craig Farrell's family, friends, and admirers were horrified by his passing. On Monday evening, tributes poured in for the ex-England youth star following the tragic news.

"We are heartbroken to learn of the demise of former player Craig Farrell, aged 39," old team York tweeted.

"From 2006 through 2009, Craig made 111 appearances for City, scoring 27 goals."

"At this difficult time, our thoughts are with his family and friends."

"Sad news has reached us of the untimely loss of former Bucks striker Craig Farrell, who played for the club in the 2011/12 season," Telford United said.

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