Truly shocking news.
Wales manager Gary Speed has been found hanged at his home in Cheshire, it was revealed today.
The former Leeds United, Everton, Newcastle and Bolton star, who appeared on BBC’s Football Focus show yesterday, was aged 42.
Police say there are no suspicious circumstances surrounding his death. It is believed to be suicide.
Former Wales manager Gary Speed during the preliminary draw for the 2014 Fifa World Cup at Marina Da Gloria in July
In a statement released on their website, The Football Association of Wales said: ‘The Football Association of Wales are sad to announce the death of the national team manager Gary Speed.
‘We extend our sympathies and condolences to the family. We ask that everyone respects the family’s privacy at this very sad time.’
A Cheshire Police spokesman said: ‘At 7.08am today Cheshire Police was informed of a sudden death at an address in Huntingdon, Chester.
‘Officers went to the scene where a 42-year-old man was found dead. The next of kin have been informed and have confirmed the identity of the man as Gary Speed.
SOURCE: Daily Mail
Incredibly sad news for the football world and our thoughts are with his family and friends.