West Mercia Police constable Benjamin Monk: A jury found his use of a stun gun for 33 seconds and at least two kicks to Atkinson’s head killed him.  Photograph:  Jacob King/PA Wire

The police officer who killed the former footballer Dalian Atkinson, kicking him in the head while he was down on the ground, has been jailed for eigh(...)

Dalian Atkinson after scoring against Manchester United in the 1994 Coca Cola Cup final. Photograph: Action Images via Reuters

Ex-Aston Villa star Dalian Atkinson died after being Tasered for six times longer than is standard and kicked at least twice, leaving bootlace prints (...)

Dalian Atkinson celebrates with Ray Houghton after scoring against Manchester United in 1994. Photograph: David Rogers/Getty

A police constable has been charged with the murder of former Aston Villa footballer Dalian Atkinson, who died after being Tasered near his father’s h(...)

Aston Villa’s Dalian Atkinson celebrates scoring in the 1994 Coca Cola Cup final. He died on Monday after being reportedly Tasered three times by police outside his father’s home in Telford, Shropshire.  Photograph: Action Images via Reuters

The death of former Aston Villa footballer Dalian Atkinson after he was reportedly Tasered three times by the police has raised renewed concerns about(...)

File photo dated 19/11/94 of former Aston Villa footballer Dalian Atkinson, who died after he was tasered by police in the UK on Monday. Photograph: Sean Dempsey/PA Wire

Former Aston Villa striker Dalian Atkinson has died of a heart attack after being Tasered by police. The 48-year-old died in hospital about 90 minut(...)

Former Manchester United manager David Moyes has taken over at Real Sociedad on an 18-month contract. Photograph:  Dave Thompson/PA

John Aldridge believes Real Sociedad supporters will give David Moyes “every chance” to succeed at the struggling La Liga club.Moyes has signed an 18-(...)