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Mother and father of former Manchester City academy player call for more mental health support

Added 10-27-20 01:36:03am EST - “The parents of Manchester City academy player Jeremy Wisten, 18, who was found unresponsive at his family home in Wythenshawe, have paid tribute to their son after his tragic death on Saturday.” - Dailymail.co.uk

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Posted By TheNewsCommenter: From Dailymail.co.uk: “Parents of footballer call for more mental health support ”. Below is an excerpt from the article.

The mother and father of former Manchester City academy player Jeremy Wisten have shared an emotional tribute to their son following his tragic death at the age of 18.

Malawi-born defender Wisten was found unresponsive at the family home in Baguley, Wythenshawe, on Saturday and despite the best efforts of the emergency services was pronounced dead at the scene.   

The footballer, who moved to the UK with his family as a child in 2003, had played for City's elite youth squads after joining in 2016.

Today his father Manila, 53, and mother, Grace Wisten, 46, said they 'couldn't have asked for a better son' and called for more mental health support for young people, both in the education system and in football. 

Manchester City academy player Jeremy Wisten was found unresponsive at the family home in Wythenshawe on Saturday 

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