Tribute to Glenn Roeder

Glenn Roeder, a deserving talent in English football, was unable to join us today. We have suffered a great loss, and that is a sad fact. Roeder, who was 65 years old, passed away after a lengthy, secret fight with a brain tumor.

Evidently, since beginning his professional career in football in 1973, he had committed practically his whole life to the sport.

With his two decades as a football defender and subsequent years as a football manager, he undoubtedly made a significant impact on the business.

He made the opposite decision to follow his playing career in numerous other professions and pursue his interest.

It appears that he later managed and coached different teams. He was one of Arthur Cox’s top signings to begin with, in fact.

Quick Facts:

Full Name Glenn Victor Roeder
Date of Birth 13 December 1955
Birth Place Woodford, England
Nick Name None
Religion Christianity
Nationality English
Ethnicity White
Zodiac Sign  Sagittarius
Date of Death  28 February 2021 (aged 65)
Cause of Death Brain Tumour
Parents Unknown
Siblings Unknown
Education Not available
Marital Status  Married
Wife  Faith Roeder
Kids A daughter, Holly Roeder
Two sons, Will Roeder and Joe Roeder
Profession Football player
Position  Defender
Teams Played  Arsenal
Leyton Orien
Newcastle United
Queens Park Rangers
Leyton Orient
Years Played  1970-1993
Post Retirement Football manager
Teams managed  Gillingham
West Ham United
Newcastle United
Norwich City
Years as a Manager  1992-2018
National Representation England B
Net Worth $3 million
Social Media  None
Merch  Norwich City JerseyWest Ham United Shirt
Last Update August, 2022

A True Prospect

Not to mention that he experienced his fair share of ups and downs during his managing career. Glenn, on the other hand, was the consummate sportsman who gave his sport his undivided attention both on and off the field.

After learning of his condition for the first time in April 2003, Roeder fought his struggle inside for nearly eighteen years. Then, at Upton Park, Roeder had passed out after the Hammers had won 1-0.

Tribute to Glenn Roeder consequently suffered a physical damage. The coach had been grinning and appearing at ease after the game, so many people found the news startling.

The medics determined that the collapse was not caused by a heart attack, despite numerous fans and media outlets’ suspicions to the contrary. Instead, they found the illness that would eventually lead to his death 18 years later.

He was in charge of West Ham United at the time, and he was forced to take a break when the disease was contained.

Trevor Brooking filled in for him for the final three games of the campaign while he was out. He underwent surgery as a result, but by July of that same year, he was back in the field.

Overall, he was made to take a break that lasted for two years, from 2003 to 2005. Overall, his career as a manager came to an end at Stevenage in 2018 as he eventually retired and resumed working with Newcastle United.

When Tribute to Glenn Roeder passed away on February 28, 2021, the world lost a talented football representative in a significant way.

League Managers Association (LMA) – Glenn Roeder, A Gentleman

Roeder’s information was reportedly first made public by LMA chairman Howard Wilkinson.

In an interview, he paid tribute to Roeder, and Richard Bevan, their chief executive, also spoke.

“An educated defender on the field, he led with a studious demeanor and was always kind with his time and advice. His dedication and attention to his work at all levels merit special mention despite the fact that he doesn’t seek for the spotlight.

Tribute to Glenn Roeder then continued by saying,Throughout his long career in the game, Glenn accomplished a lot. Tribute to Glenn Roeder made it a point to nurture fresh potential and provide the younger players under his supervision opportunity at each club. All of the LMA’s members and his coworkers from throughout the game will really miss him. Our sincere condolences go out to Glenn’s wife Faith, daughter Holly, sons Will and Joe, as well as the rest of his family and friends, during this trying time.


  • UEFA Intertoto Cup in 2006
  • Premier League Manager of the Month on March of 2003

Managerial Record

Team Record
P W L D Win %
Gillingham 51 13 22 16 25.49
Watford 139 44 55 40 31.65
West Ham United 86 27 36 23 31.39
Newcastle United 72 33 24 15 45.83
Norwich City 65 20 15 30 30.77

Tributes to Roeder

Roder had constantly been working on new projects. He acquired his reputation with the teams because, as everyone is aware, he worked hard and was respected.

He had steered West Ham United to a seventh-place Premier League finish in 2002 before becoming aware of his sickness.

“Glenn was much regarded and well-liked by everyone in the game, and we are both terribly devastated by his departure. Our greatest condolences are sent to Glenn’s loved ones at this difficult time. Off the field, he was a devoted family guy.
-David Sullivan and David Gold, joint chairman of West Ham

Glenn was adored by all of his teammates in addition to being well-known and respected as a coach and for the contributions he made to the squad. Roeder was, in fact, adored by many simply for who he was, position or no position.

“Glenn was a fine young man who adored football and valued his family greatly. He has a fantastic sense of humor and was very professional. Football and his family were the two things he valued most in all of his occupations.
(Chris Waddle)

“I will always remember the moment my father passed away. The gaffa instructed me to immediately drive to Newcastle and visit him. For the entire five hours of my trip, Glenn and I talked on the phone! Gaffa, get some rest. His family is in my thoughts.
-Player Don Hutchison

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“A true gentleman. He will be sorely missed.”

“I’m so sorry to hear of Glenn Roeder’s passing. Why do the best individuals leave us so quickly? I’m inconsolable. genuinely gentlemanly. He’ll be dearly missed.
-Michael Owen of England

“A man of the highest integrity, humility, friendliness, humor, and humanity. A sensitive, kind man who didn’t always hold himself in the same regard as others did. People that worked with him admired and loved him. My friend, I will miss you.
Manager Nigel Pearson of Bristol City

Actually, it’s the condolences and missed moments from all over the world, from people who admired him, who treasured his play, who respected him, and who ultimately actually did love him.

Sincere condolences to his family and loved ones! They are not alone in this abyss, for people all across the world have united and come forward to pay their respects.

He may have faded from earthly sight, but his memory will live on forever in the pages of history. He is undoubtedly one of the great achievers who will leave a mark in history with some gold ink.

Twitter is flooded with messages from his well-wishers and fans


On March 15 at noon, the former football player and manager’s funeral was held at St. Edmund and St. Mary’s Church in Ingatestone, Essex. He was laid to repose in Fryerning’s St. Mary the Virgin.

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