# Gary Speed

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# Reaction
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 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.
# Depression
'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.
# reflections
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.
# 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.”
# problems
'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.
# reflections
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.
# Speed Inquest
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.
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.
# New Job
Wales name Chris Coleman as Gary Speed replacement
Bittersweet day for Coleman as FAW chiefs wrap up ‘tough process’.
# Top Job
Wales football chiefs to name Speed's successor tomorrow
Chris Coleman likely to be unveiled as national team manager, at press conference tomorrow.
# Tribute
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.
Read Me: The year’s best opinion pieces from
Thought-provoking, moving, controversial: Our pick of the top ten Read Mes from 2011.
# Looking Back
The sporting year in review: November
Ireland’s qualification for Euro 2012 and the death of Gary Speed dominated the November headlines…
# Well read
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.
# Euro 2012
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.
# Mind Matters
'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.
# Well read
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.
# arrangements
Private funeral for Wales manager Gary Speed
Former Premier League star’s widow asks for privacy as funeral to be private affair.
# In Memory
In Pictures: Football pays tribute to Gary Speed
A selection of the most striking images taken at league grounds across Britain on Saturday.
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.
# On song
'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.
# Going Viral
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.
# terrace idol
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.
# talking football
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.
# courage
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
Coroner asks for the privacy of Wales manager’s family to be respected.
# Opinion
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.
# Early Doors
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.
# Daily Fix
The Daily Fix: Monday
Catch up on the day’s biggest stories, as well as the bits and pieces you may have missed….
# Tragedy
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.
# Honest
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
“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.”
# Early Doors
The Morning Score: Monday
Start your week the right way – ahead of the game.
# Daily Fix
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
Football was stunned to hear of the death of Wales boss Gary Speed on Sunday, news that was confirmed by the Welsh FA.
# Mop-up
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.
# Hide and Seek
How do you solve a problem like McCarthy? Trap names side for tomorrow's Nations Cup opener
Clark and Coleman both handed first international starts by Giovanni Trapattoni while Wigan’s James McCarthy is conspicuous by his absence.