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Motherwell mourn death of former player McGrillen

Former Motherwell striker Paul McGrillen has been found dead in his home. The 37-year-old's body was discovered at his home in Hamilton, South Lanarkshire on Wednesday night.

Police said there did not appear to be any suspicious circumstances.

McGrillen was a member of the Steelmen squad that won the Scottish Cup in 1991, although he did not play in the final.

A statement on the club's official website said: "Motherwell Football Club are deeply saddened to learn of the death of former striker Paul McGrillen.

"McGrillen, 37, came through the ranks at Fir Park and emerged in the famous 1991 Scottish Cup winning squad.

"Paul, nicknamed 'Mowgli' by his teammates, was also an active member in the former players club and played in many charity games and events including Dougie Arnott's testimonial and Phil O'Donnell's tribute match.

"Our thoughts are very much with his family and friends at this sad time."

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