Former Wales manager Mark Hughes said: ‘I’m devastated.
(The town's importance is noted by its taking the simpler form in each case, while Isca Augusta in Monmouthshire, another important legionary base, was known first as Caerleon on the Usk, and now as Caerleon).
King Arthur is said to have fought his ninth battle at the "city of the legions" (Caerlleon) and later St Augustine came to the city to try to unite the church, and held his synod with the Welsh Bishops.
Right, Hugo Viana, another former Newcastle teammate who now plays in Portugal, pays his respects Manchester United and Wales footballer Ryan Giggs said: ‘Gary Speed was one of the nicest men in football and someone I am honoured to call a teammate and friend.
Words cannot begin to describe how sad I feel at hearing this awful news.’ Leeds United: A huge pile of flowers, shirts, teddies, scarves and cards builds up at Leeds United's ground Elland Road today as fans pay tribute to Gary Speed.
A civilian settlement grew around the military base, probably originating from trade with the fortress.
the Romano-British civilian settlement continued (probably with some Roman veterans staying behind with their wives and children) and its occupants probably continued to use the fortress and its defences as protection from raiders from the Irish Sea.
That’s what Gary’s like – he always thinks about other people.
Speed’s former Newcastle United teammate Shay Given, who attended a charity fundraising fashion event with him in May, was seen in floods of tears on television as a minute’s silence was held at Swansea City’s match against Given’s team Aston Villa.
In 689, King Æthelred of Mercia founded the Minster Church of West Mercia, which later became Chester's first cathedral, and the Saxons extended and strengthened the walls to protect the city against the Danes.
Chester was one of the last cities in England to fall to the Normans.
He was talking about his kids, how they were really coming on, and talking about playing golf next week.‘Even small things like how he’d just got into Twitter.