Advertisement
BE PART OF THE TEAM

Access exclusive podcasts, interviews and analysis with a monthly or annual membership

Become A Member
Dublin: 6°C Saturday 8 May 2021

#Gary Speed

# gary-speed - Thursday 15 February, 2018

Gary Speed not among Bennell victims, family says
# Reaction
# Reaction

Gary Speed not among Bennell victims, family says

Feb 15th 2018, 9:02 PM 8,178 Views 0 Comments

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
# RIP

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

Jan 18th 2018, 8:02 AM 48,909 Views 0 Comments

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
# Depression

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

Oct 22nd 2017, 10:00 AM 39,347 Views 13 Comments

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
# Reflections
# Reflections

Gary Speed in Williams' thoughts ahead of Euro 2016 semi

Jul 6th 2016, 12:12 AM 4,675 Views 4 Comments

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

# gary-speed - Saturday 17 October, 2015

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

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

Oct 17th 2015, 5:00 PM 33,906 Views 17 Comments

“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
# Problems
# Problems

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

Feb 10th 2015, 8:30 PM 6,250 Views 2 Comments

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
# Reflections
# Reflections

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

Jun 2nd 2013, 3:33 PM 6,600 Views 6 Comments

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
# Speed Inquest
# Speed Inquest

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

Jan 30th 2012, 5:39 PM 8,838 Views 4 Comments

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
# Outside The Lines
# Outside The Lines

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

Jan 21st 2012, 8:25 AM 93 Views 6 Comments

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
# New Job
# New Job

Wales name Chris Coleman as Gary Speed replacement

Jan 19th 2012, 1:32 PM 189 Views 0 Comments

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
# Top Job
# Top Job

Wales football chiefs to name Speed's successor tomorrow

Jan 18th 2012, 1:39 PM 221 Views 0 Comments

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
# Tribute
# Tribute

Welsh FA announces details of Gary Speed memorial match

Jan 4th 2012, 3:10 PM 328 Views 0 Comments

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

# gary-speed - Sunday 1 January, 2012

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

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

Jan 1st 2012, 1:00 PM 115 Views 4 Comments

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
# Looking Back

The sporting year in review: November

Dec 31st 2011, 9:00 AM 242 Views 0 Comments

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
# Well Read
# Well Read

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

Dec 26th 2011, 8:45 AM 2,338 Views 0 Comments

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
# Euro 2012
# Euro 2012

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

Dec 21st 2011, 12:12 PM 4,026 Views 15 Comments

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
# Mind Matters
# Mind Matters

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

Dec 12th 2011, 3:49 PM 504 Views 0 Comments

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…
# Well Read
# Well Read

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

Dec 11th 2011, 8:01 AM 904 Views 0 Comments

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
# Arrangements
# Arrangements

Private funeral for Wales manager Gary Speed

Dec 6th 2011, 12:53 PM 2,048 Views 2 Comments

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
# In Memory
# In Memory

In Pictures: Football pays tribute to Gary Speed

Dec 3rd 2011, 7:00 PM 908 Views 0 Comments

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
# Read Me
From TheJournal.ie
# Read Me

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

Dec 3rd 2011, 9:30 AM 187 Views 20 Comments

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
# On Song
# On Song

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

Dec 2nd 2011, 11:17 AM 976 Views 0 Comments

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...
# Going Viral
# Going Viral

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

Dec 1st 2011, 12:56 PM 947 Views 0 Comments

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
# Terrace Idol
# Terrace Idol

Clubs reveal tribute plans for old favourite Gary Speed

Nov 30th 2011, 3:22 PM 631 Views 0 Comments

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
# Talking Football
# Talking Football

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

Nov 30th 2011, 11:33 AM 1,238 Views 2 Comments

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
# Courage
# Courage

Dunne commends brave Given following Swansea performance

Nov 29th 2011, 4:51 PM 736 Views 0 Comments

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

Inquest into Gary Speed’s death adjourned until January
# RIP
# RIP

Inquest into Gary Speed’s death adjourned until January

Nov 29th 2011, 4:11 PM 2,859 Views 5 Comments

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

Why can't sport come to terms with depression?
# Opinion
# Opinion

Why can't sport come to terms with depression?

Nov 29th 2011, 9:50 AM 4,173 Views 17 Comments

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
# Early Doors
# Early Doors

The Morning Score: Tuesday

Nov 29th 2011, 9:02 AM 495 Views 0 Comments

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

The Daily Fix: Monday
# Daily Fix
From TheJournal.ie
# Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Monday

Nov 28th 2011, 7:47 PM 3,621 Views 0 Comments

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
# Tragedy

IN VIDEO: Stars and supporters pay tribute to Gary Speed

Nov 28th 2011, 4:52 PM 626 Views 0 Comments

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'
# Honest
# Honest

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

Nov 28th 2011, 1:13 PM 8,088 Views 2 Comments

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
# RIP

More tributes for Gary Speed from devastated football world

Nov 28th 2011, 10:14 AM 3,802 Views 29 Comments

“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
# Early Doors
# Early Doors

The Morning Score: Monday

Nov 28th 2011, 9:03 AM 558 Views 0 Comments

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

# gary-speed - Sunday 27 November, 2011

The Daily Fix: Sunday
# Daily Fix
From TheJournal.ie
# Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Sunday

Nov 27th 2011, 7:34 PM 5,353 Views 0 Comments

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
# RIP

Shock as death of Gary Speed is announced

Nov 27th 2011, 12:29 PM 13,762 Views 54 Comments

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
# Mop-up

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

Feb 8th 2011, 10:58 PM 338 Views 0 Comments

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

How do you solve a problem like McCarthy? Trap names side for tomorrow's Nations Cup opener
# Hide And Seek
# Hide And Seek

How do you solve a problem like McCarthy? Trap names side for tomorrow's Nations Cup opener

Feb 7th 2011, 3:12 PM 1,073 Views 0 Comments

Clark and Coleman both handed first international starts by Giovanni Trapattoni while Wigan’s James McCarthy is conspicuous by his absence.