"Gary Speed was one of the nicest men in football and someone I am honored to call a teammate and friend. Words cannot begin to describe how sad I feel at hearing this awful news."
-- Manchester United midfielder Ryan Giggs on the death of Wales coach Gary Speed, with whom Giggs played alongside with Wales for 13 years. Speed, 42, won 85 international caps for Wales and had been national team boss for 10 games. Cheshire Police confirmed Speed's body was discovered at his home and said there were no suspicious circumstances. Sources said that he had been found hanged. (BBC)