Mansfield Town hold silence in memory of stabbed teen Liam Peters

Mansfield Town Football Club held a minute's silence ahead of their match against Morecambe on Saturday (August 10).

Monday, 12th August 2019, 6:06 pm
The team observe a minute's silence

The silence was a mark of respect for Liam Peters, aged 18, who was stabbed in an incident on Gladstone Street on August 1.

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Liam was taken to Nottingham’s Queen’s Medical Centre where he died a short time later.

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The team observe a minute's silence

A 17-year-old youth will stand trial accused of Liam's murder at the end of January next year.

Carolyn Radford, chief executive officer of Mansfield Town FC said: “As a club and community, we were devastated to learn of Liam’s death.“Our heartfelt prayers and thoughts are with Liam’s loved ones at this heart breaking time. I can’t begin to imagine what they’re going through as a family.

Mansfield Town Football Club held a minute's silence ahead of their match against Morecambe on Saturday (August 10).