Sunday, 27 November 2011

Comment from the Leader of the Council on the death of Gary Speed

Leader of Leeds City Council Councillor Keith Wakefield said:

“On behalf of the city of Leeds I would like to express my shock and extreme sadness at the death of Gary Speed. Gary was a hugely popular and respected figure in Leeds, both on a personal and professional level, having started his career at Leeds United and playing a key role in the legendary title-winning side of 1992.
“He will forever be fondly remembered by everyone in the city and our thoughts at this very sad time are with his family and friends.”


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