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Gary Speed's death stuns soccer

Updated: November 28, 2011, 3:32 PM ET
Associated Press

LONDON -- Gary Speed was smiling and relaxed, talking on national television about the day's upcoming soccer matches. A few hours later, the Wales manager and former English Premier League star was found dead at his home at 42, an apparent suicide.

Speed was the first man to play 500 games in the Premier League and the youngest member of the midfield that carried Leeds to its most recent league title in 1992. He overhauled Wales' ailing national team and coached a young squad to four wins ...

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