The co-founder of the Sporting Chance Clinic, Peter Kay, has died.
Kay set-up the centre with former Arsenal captain Tony Adams, who dealt with alcoholism during his career, in September 2000.
In recent years, the Clinic has treated a host of sport stars including Paul Gascoigne, Joey Barton, Paul Merson, Adrian Mutu, Matthew Etherington and Kelly Smith.
The PFA's official Twitter account revealed the news: "The PFA is shocked and saddened to hear the tragic news that Peter Kay has died. Peter was one of the founders of the Sporting Chance Clinic.
"Over many years Peter Kay dedicated himself to helping so many of our members get their lives back after experiencing personal problems."
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