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Memorial for fallen soldier

Friends and family of Welsh soldier Captain Stephen Healey, who was killed in Afghanistan, have held a fundraising football match in his memory.

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University's tribute to soldier

Swansea University has released a statement paying tribute to former student Stephen Healey, who was killed in Afghanistan on Saturday.

We were incredibly sad to hear the news about Stephen who studied Sports Science at Swansea University, graduating in 2005. Stephen was a credit to the university, an excellent student who worked hard and was extremely popular with both students and staff. Stephen represented the university 1st football team between 2002-2005 and was an active participant in student life. He will always be remembered for the significant contributions he made to the university in both his academic studies and in sport._**

– Professor James Watkins, Head of the Swansea University Sports Science Department in 2005

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