Wembley scorer dies

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A 27-year-old footballer who scored one of the goals in the first final to be held at the new Wembley Stadium has died, the Football League has said.

Mitchell Cole had been forced to retire as a professional player in February last year owing to a heart attack.

Writing on its official twitter feed, the League said: "We are sad to hear former Southend, Stevenage and Oxford player Mitchell Cole has passed away. Our thoughts are with his family and friends."

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