FORMER Leek Town striker Wayne Biggins has been going through a dark period during the coronavirus pandemic.
The 58-year-old has not only lost his mother-in-law to the deadly virus, his brother-in-law has been in intensive on a ventilator for nine weeks fighting the disease.
Himself and his wife have also not escaped the virus, neither has their son, Harrison, who plays for League One Fleetwood Town.
Wayne, who made more than 450 appearances in the Football League, and also played in the Scottish Football League, was at Leek during the 1997-98 season.
He arrived at Harrison Park via two spells with Stoke City (1989-1992 and 1994-1995), having made 149 appearances for the Potters and scored 52 goals..
Wayne nowadays runs his own business in his native Sheffield, after hanging up his boots following a short spell a Non League Buxton in 2004-2005.
Picture: Wayne Biggins as a Stoke City player.