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.
~ Football Association of Wales, 27 November 2011
The death of Gary Speed is nothing short of a tragedy. He was universally regarded as a gentleman on and off the field. Thoughts and prayers go out for his family and country and this sad time.