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#Gary Speed

# gary-speed - Thursday 15 February, 2018

Gary Speed not among Bennell victims, family says

The family of former Wales coach Gary Speed have said he was not a victim of Barry Bennell.

# gary-speed - Thursday 18 January, 2018

Gary Speed among four coached by Bennell to have died by suicide RIP

Gary Speed among four coached by Bennell to have died by suicide

A victim of the former youth team coach said he tried to contact the late player’s parents.

# gary-speed - Sunday 22 October, 2017

'Gary Speed was a huge friend of mine. I never thought he had any issues' Depression This post contains videos

'Gary Speed was a huge friend of mine. I never thought he had any issues'

Shay Given speaks to The42 about his late former teammate and his career in football.

# gary-speed - Wednesday 6 July, 2016

Gary Speed in Williams' thoughts ahead of Euro 2016 semi

The Dragons captain and boss Chris Coleman paid tribute to the nation’s former boss.

# gary-speed - Saturday 17 October, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Four years after his suicide, Gary Speed's family find support in Ireland Mental Health

Four years after his suicide, Gary Speed's family find support in Ireland

“We haven’t got any answers about Gary’s death, and we probably never will, but as a family we know that Console are always there and only a phone call away.”

# gary-speed - Tuesday 10 February, 2015

'I was just spiralling, going deeper and deeper' - ex-Derry City star reveals depression battle

At his lowest ebb, Liam Coyle said he considered taking his own life.

# gary-speed - Sunday 2 June, 2013

6 things we've learned so far from Craig Bellamy's autobiography

The Welsh player recalls that infamous golf club incident and his problems with Alan Shearer.

# gary-speed - Monday 30 January, 2012

Gary Speed may not have intended to take his own life, inquest finds

An inquest into Gary Speed’s death recorded a narrative verdict at Warrington Coroner’s Court today.

# gary-speed - Saturday 21 January, 2012

Column: We need to put the humanity back into sport performance

Our sports stars may seem like superheroes, but they’re just as fragile as you and I, writes sports psychologist Tadhg MacIntyre.

# gary-speed - Thursday 19 January, 2012

Wales name Chris Coleman as Gary Speed replacement

Bittersweet day for Coleman as FAW chiefs wrap up ‘tough process’.

# gary-speed - Wednesday 18 January, 2012

Wales football chiefs to name Speed's successor tomorrow

Chris Coleman likely to be unveiled as national team manager, at press conference tomorrow.

# gary-speed - Wednesday 4 January, 2012

Welsh FA announces details of Gary Speed memorial match

Wales will pay tribute to the former manager with a game against Costa Rica on 29 February.

# gary-speed - Sunday 1 January, 2012

From TheJournal.ie Read Me: The year’s best opinion pieces from TheJournal.ie Read Me

Read Me: The year’s best opinion pieces from TheJournal.ie

Thought-provoking, moving, controversial: Our pick of the top ten Read Mes from 2011.

# gary-speed - Saturday 31 December, 2011

The sporting year in review: November Looking Back This post contains videos

The sporting year in review: November

Ireland’s qualification for Euro 2012 and the death of Gary Speed dominated the November headlines…

# gary-speed - Monday 26 December, 2011

Back pages: here’s some of our favourite sportswriting from 2011, part II

If you’ve already ploughed through yesterday’s sportswriting feast, here’s a second helping. We don’t do leftovers around here.

# gary-speed - Wednesday 21 December, 2011

You do the maths: Ireland drop a place in FIFA rankings despite qualification

Gary Speed’s Wales side are confirmed as the year’s biggest climbers as they reach the top 50 in latest world rankings.

# gary-speed - Monday 12 December, 2011

'I've cleared things up with Niall Quinn' - PFA boss Gordon Taylor

The Sunderland director hit out at the perceived lack assistance players get from the Professional Footballers’ Association but has since had a visit from its chief executive.

# gary-speed - Sunday 11 December, 2011

The Sunday Papers: some of the week’s best sportswriting…

Every week we flick back through some of our favourite writing from newspapers, blogs and bathroom walls.

# gary-speed - Tuesday 6 December, 2011

Private funeral for Wales manager Gary Speed

Former Premier League star’s widow asks for privacy as funeral to be private affair.

# gary-speed - Saturday 3 December, 2011

In Pictures: Football pays tribute to Gary Speed

A selection of the most striking images taken at league grounds across Britain on Saturday.

From TheJournal.ie Column: Gary Speed, like others in his position, was scared Read Me

Column: Gary Speed, like others in his position, was scared

After the Welsh football manager’s suicide shocked the world, Francis Bowden describes the twisted logic of depression – and his own suicide attempt.

# gary-speed - Friday 2 December, 2011

'Can't take my eyes off you' - Stereophonics in Gary Speed tribute

Kelly Jones sings the Andy Williams song so beloved by Wales football times in Speed’s heyday.

# gary-speed - Thursday 1 December, 2011

The YouTube top 10: because Mike Tyson has a lovely singing voice...

Every week we trawl through YouTube comments so you don’t have to. This week round-up feature extra goalkeeping play-acting.

# gary-speed - Wednesday 30 November, 2011

Clubs reveal tribute plans for old favourite Gary Speed

Newcastle United and Leeds plan to remember their former player on Saturday while the Millennium Stadium will also observe a minute’s silence.

Players' union to issue pros with guide to dealing with depression

Up to 4,000 playing members and around 50,000 former pros will receive the advice pack in the wake of Gary Speed’s death, association chief says.

# gary-speed - Tuesday 29 November, 2011

Dunne commends brave Given following Swansea performance

The defender has praised his Ireland teammate for his exemplary performance on Sunday.

Inquest into Gary Speed’s death adjourned until January RIP

Inquest into Gary Speed’s death adjourned until January

Coroner asks for the privacy of Wales manager’s family to be respected.

Why can't sport come to terms with depression?

Mental health is still a taboo issue in sport, but the problem isn’t so much the athletes themselves as our own misplaced expectations of them, writes Conor Nagle.

The Morning Score: Tuesday

Trap’s staying, Kimi’s back and the NFL could be on its way – what a morning! Here’s all the news you need to know.

# gary-speed - Monday 28 November, 2011

From TheJournal.ie The Daily Fix: Monday Daily Fix This post contains images

The Daily Fix: Monday

Catch up on the day’s biggest stories, as well as the bits and pieces you may have missed….

IN VIDEO: Stars and supporters pay tribute to Gary Speed Tragedy This post contains videos

IN VIDEO: Stars and supporters pay tribute to Gary Speed

Several of the player’s friends, colleagues and fans and have spoken fondly of the star in the aftermath of his death.

Richard Sadlier: 'I never dreamed about telling anyone in the dressing-room'

Former Ireland forward says he battled mental health issues while a professional footballer but kept it to himself.

More tributes for Gary Speed from devastated football world RIP

More tributes for Gary Speed from devastated football world

“He was so popular, so friendly and I never heard a bad word about him. A real light has gone out in the football world.”

The Morning Score: Monday

Start your week the right way – ahead of the game.

# gary-speed - Sunday 27 November, 2011

From TheJournal.ie The Daily Fix: Sunday Daily Fix This post contains videos

The Daily Fix: Sunday

In tonight’s Fix: Budget pain for motorists; shock at the death of Wales manager Gary Speed; David Drumm breaks his silence; and you won’t believe how much the IMF is considering giving Italy…

Shock as death of Gary Speed is announced RIP

Shock as death of Gary Speed is announced

Football was stunned to hear of the death of Wales boss Gary Speed on Sunday, news that was confirmed by the Welsh FA.

# gary-speed - Tuesday 8 February, 2011

Talking points: Gibson's magic salvages reputation of Nations Cup Mop-up This post contains videos

Talking points: Gibson's magic salvages reputation of Nations Cup

It wasn’t vintage football. In fact, at times it was hardly entertaining. We bring you a round-up of the night’s main talking points so that you don’t have to sit through the highlights.

# gary-speed - Monday 7 February, 2011