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Two charged with manslaughter after death of Matlock Town midfielder Jordan Sinnott

Jordan Sinnott died in hospital on Saturday after suffering a suspected fractured skull. Credit: PA

Two men have been charged with manslaughter following the death of a non-league footballer.

Matlock Town midfielder Jordan Sinnott died in hospital on Saturday after suffering a suspected fractured skull in an assault in the centre of Retford at about 2am.

Nottinghamshire Police said Cameron Matthews, 21, of Denman Close, and Kai Denovan, 22, of Collins Walk, both in Retford, had been charged with manslaughter and also affray and common assault.

A third man, 21-year-old Sean Nicholson, of Beechways, Retford, has been charged with affray.

Tributes have been left outside the Matlock Town stadium. Credit: PA

All three men are due to appear at Mansfield Magistrates' Court on Wednesday.

Police have thanked those who have come forward to support the investigation, and asked anyone with further information to inform police.

Detective Chief Inspector Rob Routledge, who is leading the investigation, said: "Even the smallest detail could be vital to our investigation, so please speak to us if you know something about what happened."

Campaign started in memory of footballer

Football teams from across the UK have shown their support for the player. Credit: Twitter

A campaign started by the brother of Jordan Sinnott has seen clubs from around the United Kingdom donate shirts in his memory, which will be displayed at Jordan's funeral, before being donated to good causes.

In a Facebook post, Jordan's brother, Tom, said he hoped the campaign will help "his name live on through helping people less fortunate than us".

He said every team in the English league, alongside teams from Scotland, non-league teams and Sunday league teams have donated shirts.

Among those pledging their support to the campaign is Rangers boss Stephen Gerard. Teams including Oxford United, Burnley FC and Preston North End have also joined the campaign.