Edinburgh had a ten year career with Tottenham Hotspur from 1990-2000, amassing 276 appearances for Spurs and scoring one league goal. He was a member of the 1991 Tottenham side that won the FA Cup, and also won the League Cup with Spurs in 1999.
As a manager, Edinburgh had plied his trade mostly in the lower leagues of English football, with stops at, among others, Rushden & Diamonds, Gillingham, Newport County, and Northampton Town. Edinburgh had most recently guided Orient back to the Football League in 2018-19. He was hospitalized with an undisclosed illness on Monday before his passing today.
Tottenham posted a message of condolence on Twitter, and also posted an obituary on its website, noting that Edinburgh was in attendance at the Champions League final match against Liverpool just a week ago in Madrid. Edinburgh leaves behind a wife and two children.
We are deeply saddened and shocked to hear of the passing of Justin Edinburgh.— Tottenham Hotspur (@SpursOfficial) June 8, 2019
Our heartfelt condolences and thoughts go out to his family and friends at this terribly difficult time as well as everyone that worked alongside Justin at Leyton Orient. pic.twitter.com/rFRZZYNuLa