Ray Scanlon told ITV Wales that his son Richard, who was killed whilst on duty in Afghanistan in November, was 'so dedicated' and well-loved within his battalion. Lance Corporal Scanlon will be remembered at a service in Cardiff today, along with his colleague Lieutenant David Boyce.
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Swansea relieved the pressure on under-fire manager Bob Bradley with an emphatic 3-0 home victory over fellow strugglers Sunderland.
Sol Bamba was sent off after losing his cool but Cardiff hung on to claim a deserved 1-1 draw at Ipswich.
Today's rain will soon clear south-eastwards to leave a largely dry night with some long clear spells.