Tributes have been paid to a 'football mad' dad from Wigan who died with coronavirus.

Shaun Brady passed away on May 16, after spending six weeks on aventilator in intensive care.

The 55-year-old, from Hindley, in Wigan, had no underlying healthconditions and was 'fit and healthy' before being taken ill on April2, according to his family.

As his condition took a turn for the worse on April 5, his daughters,Hannah, 24, and Tasha, 22, were told to say their goodbyes.

"That was the last time we spoke to him," Hannah said..

"They did everything they could, but his organs eventually failed. Wehad about 20 minutes with him and told them to turn his oxygen off."

Mr Brady's daughters have now paid tribute to their dad, who theydescribed as 'lovely and chatty'.

They added: "Dad would talk to anyone and would do anything for anyonewith no thought as to whether it would put him out."

Shaun Brady and his daughter Tasha Credit: MEN Media

"He was a humble, hardworking person and put everyone else before himself.

Shaun Brady's daughters Hannah and Tasha

However, Mr Brady's daughters have also spoken of their frustration atseeing people flout lockdown restrictions.

"We still see people on social media going out to gatherings," Hannah said.

Shaun Brady and his daughter Hannah Credit: MEN MEDIA

"I don't think they understand that this can happen to anyone.

Hannah Brady