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Former Swedish international and Sheffield Wednesday player Klas Ingesson dies at 46

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Former Swedish international and Sheffield Wednesday player Klas Ingesson dies at 46

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Former Swedish International footballer Klas Ingesson has died at the age of 46.

The ex-Sheffield Wednesday midfielder was diagnosed with a type of bone marrow cancer in 2009.

Ingesson took part in the 1990 and 1994 World Cups and played 57 times for his country.

Despite his terminal illness he remained co-manager of Elfesborg in his native Sweden.

As well as Sheffield Wednesday he also played for PSV Eindhoven, Marseille and Bari.

He leaves a wife and two sons.