Cardiff City match to remember fatal crash four

Corey Price Image copyright Corey Price's family
Image caption Cardiff City Academy said Corey played a major part in its programme during his time there

A football match in memory of four people who died in a car crash in Powys has been held in Cardiff.

Corey Price, Alesha O'Connor and Rhodri Miller, all 17, and Margaret Challis, 66, died in a two-car collision on the A470 in the Brecon Beacons in March.

Cardiff City Football Club hosted the match on Sunday, with teams made up of members of the community.

Corey was part of the club's academy for eight years from the age of nine.

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Image caption Hundreds attended the funerals of Alesha O'Connor and boyfriend Rhodri Miller

Entry to the match at Cardiff City Stadium was free but there were bucket collections on the day.

The money will be used to pay for a Corey Price memorial bench at Ysgol Gyfun Bro Morgannwg, in Barry, Vale of Glamorgan, where he was a pupil.

A second bench is also planned at the Cardiff City Academy training ground and the club hopes the match will become an annual event.

Corey and his two friends, all from Barry, were travelling together when the collision happened near Storey Arms, Brecon on 6 March.

Mrs Challis, 66, from Merthyr Tydfil, was a passenger in the second car involved.

Seven teenage drivers were arrested on suspicion of dangerous driving after the crash have been bailed.

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Image caption Margaret Challis's family said she had "everything to live for" after successful treatment on a brain tumour

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