Ancelotti's father dies

Last updated : 30 September 2010 By Paul Lagan

Chelsea-Mad has learnt that Chelsea boss Carlo Ancelotti's father has died.

Reports coming out of Italy today say that Giuseppe Ancelotti passed away last night at the age of 87 at a nursing home in Gonzaga in the province of Mantova a few kilometres from the Reggiolo (Reggio Emilia), the area where the Ancelotti family originated.

Chelsea-Mad sends its condolences to Carlo and his family at this sad time.

Carlo had being travelling to and from Italy in recent weeks as his father's health got progressivly worse.