The West Bromwich Albion physio, Richie Rawlins, talks of how former kit-man Dave Matthews was like a father-figure to him while he was at the club.
Rawlins also recalls how Matthews helped him overcome his fear of flying.
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Police in Nottingham are increasing patrols in the city after a series of stabbings over the weekend.
The Midlands was struck by lightning as the “mother of all thunderstorms” rolled across southern England overnight, meteorologists said.
Pollen: West Midlands Update