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R.I.P Gary Speed

rondettorondetto Posts: 2,424
edited 28. Nov 2011, 14:49 in Community Chit-chat archive
Terrible news about Gary Speed, only 42 with a wife and two teenage sons, it makes you wonder what his mind was like. I noticed his hands shaking a lot on tv the other day, maybe he was suffering with nerves.


  • traluvietraluvie Posts: 2,579
    edited 30. Nov -1, 00:00
    It is so sad when he had everything going for him and there were no apparent problems..
    My OH suspects that maybe something was going to come to light in the papers and he couldn't cope with it???
    We can all summise, but my deepest sympathy goes to his 2 boys and wife..how sad and confused they must be feeling at this time..xx
  • dreamdaisydreamdaisy Posts: 31,567 ✭✭✭
    edited 30. Nov -1, 00:00
    We were driving along in glorious sunshine when we heard the news. We thought heart or stroke so the news that suicide is suspected is truly shocking. DD
    Have you got the despatches? No, I always walk like this. Eddie Braben
  • barbara12barbara12 Posts: 20,903 ✭✭
    edited 30. Nov -1, 00:00
    It is so very sad...he had his family..friends and his sport..but he must have been suffering inside to do what he did....bless him..I really do feel for his wife and sons..they are now left with all this to take in.
  • valvalvalval Posts: 15,897
    edited 30. Nov -1, 00:00
    when first heard thought suicide as they did not give a reason and they always do. you have to feel for those he left behind to cope with the back lash val
  • jillyb1jillyb1 Posts: 1,725
    edited 30. Nov -1, 00:00
    We heard a rumour that the Sun was about to print something but no idea if there's any truth in that , sincerely hope not . Really sad to think of his wife and 2 young lads and how they must be suffering . R I P
  • bubbadogbubbadog Posts: 5,852
    edited 30. Nov -1, 00:00
    My OH & I where sat watching Sky Sports (he wanted to watch Villa get smashed!!) when we heard and we 1st thought maybe he had been in a car accident. But when we both heard suicide we where both shocked and saddened. He was a great player, was doing well with the Welsh team and come across as a totally nice bloke. I hope the sun wheren't about to write a story, hope they feel bad. Very sad. R.I.P Gary.
  • frogmortonfrogmorton Posts: 26,189 ✭✭✭
    edited 30. Nov -1, 00:00

    very sad very very sad.

    his poor poor family who will never know why maybe?


    toni xx

    Toni xxx
  • CJHunterCJHunter Posts: 1,038
    edited 30. Nov -1, 00:00
    We can all summise, but my deepest sympathy goes to his boys and wife. The confusion those boys must be feeling.

    Clare xxeyeore-1.jpg
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