THE widow of a footballer who died during training last year has begun offering free resuscitation classes.

Paul Thompson, of Aston, died of a rare form of heart failure while training for Witney Royals last July.

His widow, Nikki Rouse-Thompson, and first-aid practitioner Nick Thompson are offering the training to all clubs in the Witney and District Football League.

Read all about the launch in tomorrow’s Oxford Mail.