Footballer 'died doing what he loved'
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Jack Atkinson: Parents' tribute to footballer who 'died doing what he loved'

An 18-year-old amateur footballer who had a cardiac arrest during a game on Sunday died doing "what he loved", his parents said.

Jack Atkinson was playing for Holland FC in Clacton, Essex, when he collapsed on the pitch. He later died in hospital.

Clare Ling and Murf Atkinson said their son did not have a "bad bone in his body".

  • 15 Nov 2016