Arsenal’s Aaron Ramsey leads Gary Speed death anniversary tributes

Arsenal and Wales star Aaron Ramsey remembers legend Gary Speed three years after his shock death

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Aaron Ramsey led the tributes to Gary Speed as Twitter paid their respects on the third anniversary of the Welshman’s death.

The former Leeds United and Newcastle midfielder was found dead at his home on 27 November 2011, leaving the football world in shock.

And Arsenal midfielder Ramsey was quick to take to social media to remember his Wales manager on Thursday morning.

Offering up his prayers using two emoticons on Twitter, Ramsey simply posted: “Gary Speed”.

The Gunners star was joined by Speed’s former Wales team-mate John Hartson, who beat testicular cancer in 2009.

Speed enjoyed a distinguished 22-year playing career with Leeds, Everton, Newcastle, Bolton, Sheffield United and Wales.

The Toffees wrote on their Twitter account: “Three years ago today, the football world lost a true great. RIP Gary Speed, gone but never forgotten.”

His former Blades team-mate Billy Sharp promised that Speed’s memory would live on as he paid his respects to the Welsh legend.

“Three years ago today we lost Speedo. Rest in peace buddy, you’ll never be forgotten #MOT,” Sharp wrote.

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