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Wales boss Speed dies aged 42

Wales manager Gary Speed has died at the age of just 42, the Football Association of Wales announced on Sunday.

Speed was found hanged at his home in Chester this morning. Police say there are no suspicious circumstances surrounding Speed's death.

A spokesman for Cheshire Police said: "At 7.08am this morning, sunday 27 November, police were informed of an incident at Aldford Road, Huntington.

"Officers went to the scene where a 42-year-old man was found dead. There are no suspicious circumstances surrounding the death and next of kind have been informed."

The spokesman added that the 42-year-old was found hanged.

A statement from the Welsh FA read: "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."

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