“I flew up and went into her room. She was gasping for breath for about 25 minutes. We got everyone in the room, Kaley, her parents, her brother. We were all there. The nurse was giving her morphine.

“We knew it was the end, we were cuddling her. I kissed her a lot and told her I loved her. I kept saying: ‘I love you, I love you.”

Such a sad story but told with great dignity by Jonesy who is admired across the world.

We the Euro Weekly News, contacted by telephone former Wimbledon owner Sam Hamman in the Lebanon who gave Vinnie his break with Wimbledon back in the day.

Sam said  “Vinnie is a top man and Tanya was a lovely lady, they made the perfect couple, whilst Vinnie always hit the headlines Tanya was the rock behind me him all the time. Vinnie was a leader on and of the pitch, he must be very lost without Tanya but thankfully he has a magical inner strength”