– John Parkinson, treasurer of Tarleton Corinthians
"We are trying to come to terms with it. He was a genuine lad, no trouble. He was not a lad who would look for trouble or anything like that. He is not the sort of lad that would be up to no good...it's a big shock to us. We are stunned."
A football coach from Southport has been murdered in New York. 25-year-old Michael Jones was a youth team coach for the New York Red Bulls.