Former Tottenham, Manchester City goalkeeper dies after battle with cancer

The former English Premier League goalkeeper died after a battle with cancer


Former Tottenham goalkeeper Martin Fulop has died after a battle with cancer.

Fulop played for nine English clubs after joining Tottenham from Hungarian side Bodajk in 2004.

It is known when he was diagnosed of cancer but had a tumour removed from his arm in 2013.

He was aged 32.

He started his career in Hungary playing for MTK Budapest FC, BKV Előre SC and BFC Siófok before signing for English club Tottenham Hotspur.

Loan periods with Chesterfield and Coventry was followed by a spell on loan with Sunderland with whom he permanently signed in 2007.

Further loans to Leicester City, Stoke City and Manchester City ended with a transfer to Ipswich Town.

Fülöp has also represented his country at under-21 and full international level. He had 24 caps for Hungarian national team.


Eyewitness? Submit your stories now via social or:


Recommended articles

Nigeria women's basketball team loses to France in their second game of the Tokyo Olympics

Manchester United's Rashford to have shoulder surgery

Australia stun Team GB as Canada make Olympic women's football semis

Tokyo Olympic Games: Small wins and lots of heartbreaks for Team Nigeria

Nigerian athletes stage protest at the Olympics over negligence from sports ministry and administrators

This is how PSG could line-up under Pochettino this season

Van Dijk returns for Liverpool after nine months

Greenwood: Manchester United teenager reacts to van Persie comparison, reveals stronger foot

Celtic's Starfelt ready for SPL opener after quarantine