Brentford technical director Robert Rowan dies, aged 28
Last Updated: 13/11/18 2:40pm
Brentford technical director Robert Rowan has died at the age of just 28.
Rowan, who joined the Championship club four years ago, passed away on Monday, November 12.
A Brentford statement said: "All at the club have been left devastated by the news. All our thoughts are with Robert's wife, his family and all his friends - many of whom work at Brentford FC."
It is with the heaviest of hearts we announce the death of Technical Director Robert Rowan, aged 28— Brentford FC (@BrentfordFC) November 13, 2018
Everyone at the club is devastated by the news and our thoughts go out to Rob's friends and family at this time
Rest in peace, Robhttps://t.co/sW4nm9Yrk0 pic.twitter.com/72BcEDlAup
Rowan became the club's technical director in February, having been their head of football operations since the summer of 2015.
He also oversaw the strategic direction of Brentford B - the club's elite squad of players aged 17 to 21 - before taking on the role of technical director.