I can’t believe what’s happened – DEAN SAUNDERS

Tragic. A hero – DAVID OLEARY

One of the best: Speed made friends wherever he played during his long careerOne of the best: Speed made friends wherever he played during his long career

Gary was a great friend, the ultimate professional and will be sorely missed by everyone – STEVE HARPER

He was so fit – he was one of those players who would stay behind all day in training. Why! Why! Why! Ill miss him so much – ROBBIE SAVAGE

He had that aura about him. Heartbroken – JOHN HARTSON

People are just stunned. Words cannot begin to describe how sad I feel at hearing this awful news. Today the world has lost a great football manager but even more sadly a great man – AARON RAMSEY

Tribute: Manchester United veteran Ryan Giggs played with Speed for Wales and against him in the Premier LeagueTribute: Manchester United veteran Ryan Giggs played with Speed for Wales and against him in the Premier League

I am totally devastated. I spoke to him on Saturday morning. We waved at each other a couple of days ago dropping our kids off at school. Rest in Peace mate – TIM CAHILL

The world has lost a great man. He always had time for the young lads and helped them feel good about themselves – STEVEN TAYLOR

Top player whose seamless move into management tells us everything you need to know about him – ALAN PARDEW

BySportsmail Reporter

Updated: 00:03 GMT, 28 November 2011

The reaction from all football fans has been the same – shock and sadness – SHEFF UTD FANS ALLIANCE

. Ill miss you Speedo. I saw John Hartson earlier and I said “have you heard about Gary?” The big man just cried and cried. A sad day – SIMON GRAYSON

He is a legend in football and what he achieved with Bolton Wanderers was fantastic – KEVIN DAVIES

Great footballer, my condolences and sympathies to his family – ROBIN van PERSIE

Stunned: Tributes have flooded in from former team-mates for SpeedStunned: Tributes have flooded in from former team-mates for Speed

Bright future: Wales had jumped up the world rankings under SpeedBright future: Wales had jumped up the world rankings under Speed

My first PL game was against him, he showed me in that game what British football is about – XABI ALONSO

Manchester United midfielder Ryan Giggs led the tributes to his former Wales team-mate Gary Speed, who has died at the age of 42.

United front: Speed made his name in football at Leeds in the 1990sUnited front: Speed made his name in football at Leeds in the 1990s

Champion: Speed (front of bus, second right) won the First Division title in 1992Champion: Speed (front of bus, second right) won the First Division title in 1992

My first day at Leeds he went out of his way to look after me and help me settle in. A good friend. I am devastated. It goes without saying my thoughts are with his family at this tremendously sad time – RYAN GIGGS

We signed on the same day and played in the same youth team. Gary Speed was one of the nicest men in football and someone I am honoured to call a team-mate and friend. We cuddled each other – BOBBY GOULD

Pride of Wales: Chris Coleman, Gary Speed and Dean Saunders watch Ryan Giggs train in 1995Pride of Wales: Chris Coleman, Gary Speed and Dean Saunders watch Ryan Giggs train in 1995

Sadly missed: Speed’s playing days ended at Sheffield United before taking up the managerial role with Wales

Overwhelmed: Former Newcaslte team-mate Shay Given was in tears ahead of kick-off in the game between Swansea and Aston Villa (below)Overwhelmed: Former Newcaslte team-mate Shay Given was in tears ahead of kick-off in the game between Swansea and Aston Villa (below)

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We have lost our manager, leader and an extremely great person whos inspired us all in the last year – ROBERT EARNSHAW

I am totally devastated. A son, a father and a husband. I am numb – MICHAEL OWEN

So sad to lose someone so special to football, friends, fans, family

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