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Josh Vickers Derby County goalkeeper Josh Vickers has revealed that his wife has died from cancer, just three months after they married.
The 27-year-old, who started his career with Arsenal, has documented his wife Laura’s lengthy battle on Instagram including numerous rounds of chemotherapy.
In an emotional post today, he shared the heartbreaking news that she had passed away alongside a picture from their wedding day.
‘I have written and unwritten this so many times and still can’t find the right words to say and don’t know if I ever will.
‘On Tuesday evening my wife lost her long battle against cancer….
‘Laura is the strongest, bravest and most loving person I have ever met. Even though everything she was going through, she continued to smile, never letting anything get in the way of having a good time and making a lifetime of memories.
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Josh Vickers age is 27 years old.
Lost wife Laura after a years-long cancer battle
‘We have cried, laughed and danced our way through some tough times.
‘I will cherish every moment we spent together from the first time we meet to the moment you passed peacefully. I know that you will be looking down on me and continuing to inspire me every day.
‘Thank you to everyone that has supported myself and both families through this incredibly difficult time. Truly fortunate to have the most amazing family and friends! ‘I Love You Always & Forever.’
Vickers’ Rams teammates have shared their support, with Martyn Waghorn posting a squad photo with the caption ‘we’re all with you mate’.
The goalkeeper’s absence from last night’s match was put down to ‘personal reasons’.
In a touching show of support, the squad warmed up for the game sporting strips which read ‘Josh 31’.
They then held up his strip after James Collins scored 18 minutes into the match against Carlisle.
The club paid tribute to Vickers on X, sharing a squad photo following their win, simply captioned: ‘For Josh’.
The goalkeeper signed for Rams just 13 weeks ago, announcing the news via Instagram saying he was ‘delighted’ with his move.
He posted about his wedding to Laura, on June 1, just three weeks ago.
Vickers also shared updates with his followers throughout Laura’s tough battle with cancer.
In 2019, he paid tribute to her after she completed a grueling eight chemotherapy sessions.
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