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Who Is Len Johnrose Wife Nadine Robinson? Late Footballer Family Details

Who Is Len Johnrose Wife Nadine Robinson? Late Footballer Family Details

Len Johnrose was a professional football player from England who played for clubs like Swansea City, Bury, and Burnley as a defensive midfielder.

Johnrose played an important role in Swansea City’s status in Football League; on the 2002/03 season final day, he netted the third goal in a 4-2 victory to add a James Thomas hat-trick.

Sadly, he died at 52 on August 15, 2022, due to motor neurone disease he had been battling for five years.

Johnrose helped to raise awareness of the disease among current players through his Project 92; it was identified that there was a high risk of developing MND among footballers compared to the general population as per the 2019 FIELD Study.

During his hard time, his wife and children supported and cared for him.

Len Johnrose Wife: Nadine Robinson

Johnrose was married to his wife, Nadine Robinson. The couple married in 2001; they had met each other at a night school at Preston College in 1997 for Johnrose; it was love at first sight.

Len said in an interview with Express that he couldn’t take his eyes off her, and at the end of every class, he wished he could see her in every lesson. They are blessed with three beautiful children, Elizabeth, Chanel, and Patrick.

Robinson pursued Len to become a teacher after his retirement but was not interested in becoming a teacher and spent all day looking after someone’s children.

Nadine was with her husband till his last breath loving and caring for him.

Len Johnrose’s Net Worth At Death

No authentic sites have mentioned Johnrose’s net worth at death. He was paid  £50,000 when he signed a contract with Hartlepool United, and Stan Ternent paid £225,000 to move him to Burnley.

He began his career as a young trainee at Blackburn Rovers and Preston North End. When he was signed with Hartlepool United, he made over fifty appearances for the club, scoring eleven. At the end of his contract with the club, he signed with Bury.

Stan Ternent saw his importance, so he took him to a new club Burnley.

He was released on a free transfer at the end of the 2002/03 season. But four months later, he was re-signed on a week-to-week basis for the club. He signed with a new club named Swansea City.

Len helped Swansea City to win with three crucial goals that season. He was offered a 12-month contract with the club in 2003 and later started the 2003-2004 season.

In 2004, he again signed with Burnley for the third time. After his retirement, he became a teacher.

Len Johnrose’s Disease History

In March 2017, Johnrose was diagnosed with motor neurone disease, which affects the lower limbs, upper limbs, back, and throat. After being diagnosed, he had slight issues with his legs and arms.

He used a grid pad to speak and also helped him control the lights and television. The pattern of the disease was not the same. He could be fine for a week or two, and suddenly when he woke up the following day couldn’t move his fingers.

Len never questioned why it happened to him; he never got angry. But it was mentally challenging for him, he would be good for some days, but there were days when dark thoughts would be on his mind.

He fought like a hero against the disease for five years.