AIK's Ivan Turina dies age 32

AIK goalkeeper Ivan Turina has died at the age of 32, the Allsvenska club have confirmed.

Last Updated: 02/05/13 at 11:54 Post Comment

Ivan Turina: Passed away on Wednesday evening

Ivan Turina: Passed away on Wednesday evening

The Solna team released a statement to say Turina died at home in his sleep on Wednesday night and there are no suspicious circumstances surrounding his death.

"It is with great sorrow and shock that AIK can confirm goalkeeper Ivan Turina died during the night between Wednesday and Thursday," it read.

"AIK's thoughts are with Ivan's wife and two daughters, as well as his other relatives and friends.

"AIK have informed the players about what has happened. We ask people to respect everyone concerned and allow them the chance to grieve in peace."

Reports in the Swedish press say Croatian Turina had previously suffered from heart problems.

Turina joined AIK in the summer of 2012 from Dinamo Zagreb in his homeland and made 89 appearances for the Allsvenska club.

Related News

Most Commented

Readers' Comments

H

e might be on a hiding to nothing, but I cannae feel any sympathy- You want to know why? Shakira. That's why.

hairpolice
Pique Taking Blame Burden Again...

A

nd this season must feel like one long sigh at the Emirates . Yep, exactly that. Except for Alexis Sanchez, he's ace.

cheshire-gooner
Is Mario Balotelli's Talent Even That 'Obvious'?

H

ey! At least put our first clean sheet in a gazillion years in the winners section. Curse you F365 *shakes fist*

fouloleron
Is Mario Balotelli's Talent Even That 'Obvious'?

Footer 365

Championship Chat: Owner hurting Leeds

James Dixon calls for Leeds owner Massimo Cellino to stop interfering in the club and also blasts the heads of Birmingham and Blackpool.

Transfer News: Hull's Tom Ince joins Nottingham Forest on loan until December 28

Nottingham Forest have signed Tom Ince on loan from Hull City on a deal until December 28.

Blackpool confirm appointment of Lee Clark as manager on rolling contract

Lee Clark has been confirmed as the new manager of Championship club Blackpool on a one-year rolling contract.

Mail Box

Wenger Kept His Pride By Turning Down Cesc

What message would it have sent if Wenger had allowed those that walked out to stroll back in? Plus, why Pochettino needs to adapt and the folly of limiting yourself...

You Can't Laud Rodgers But Lambast AVB

If Rodgers is praised despite Suarez, you can't say AVB only did well through Bale. Plus, a lot more of 2Players1Name, and why Tom Huddlestone set a trend...

© 2014 British Sky Broadcasting Ltd. All Rights Reserved A Sky Sports Digital Media property