Kids Left Heartbroken As Coach Dies On Football Pitch

14/08/2014 16:56 | Updated 22 May 2015

Kids left heartbroken as coach dies on football pitch

An under-nines football team were left grief stricken as their coach collapsed and died in front of them during a half-time pep talk.

Francis Breen, 59, fell to the ground clutching his chest after suffering a suspected heart attack at the Mighty Athletes game in Southampton.

Onlookers fought to save the much loved coach, with one parent giving him CPR.

Mr Breen had helped set up the Mighty Athletes under-nines side last year in a bid to get underprivileged children into sport.

His devastated son Jonathan, 23, told the said: "He died doing something he loved."

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