|Full name||Aaron Adam Flahavan|
|Date of birth||15 December 1975|
|Place of birth||Southampton, England|
|Date of death||5 August 2001(aged 25)|
|Place of death||Bournemouth, England|
|Height||6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
Life and career
Flahavan played for the Southampton youth team before turning professional with Portsmouth at age 18 in 1994. He had to wait until 1996 before making his first-team debut as he was understudy to long-serving Alan Knight.
In the late 1990s, Flahavan gradually began receiving increased playing time, and became the team's first-choice goalkeeper. Overall, he played 105 first-team matches for Portsmouth.
Flahavan died in a car accident near Bournemouth in August 2001. An inquest heard that Flahavan died as a result of a fractured skull, and his blood alcohol level was nearly three times over the legal limit when he lost control of his BMW sports car.
Flahavan's younger brother, Darryl, also played as a goalkeeper, and had a spell at Aaron's former club Portsmouth between 2010 and 2011. Darryl has a son named Aaron in memory of his brother.
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