Dalian Atkinson: Living at speed on and off the pitch
Dalian Atkinson's life was cut short at the age of 48 when he died after being Tasered by police outside his father's home. The former Ipswich Town, Sheffield Wednesday and Aston Villa forward was remembered at a poignant funeral service on Saturday.
Three decades earlier, it would have been impossible to imagine that this would be how the story would end for the fleet-footed footballer with an eye for the ladies and a love of fast cars. Those who knew him in his early years at Ipswich Town have been talking to the BBC about that time, when his talent and raw speed were apparent from the... read more
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