The heartbroken family of a teenage footballer who was killed in a crash in Beaconsfield have paid tribute to their “beautiful boy”.

Luca Skivington, 17, the son of Burnham FC chairman Glenn Skivington and a player for the team, was killed after the car he was travelling in came off the road and crashed into an electricity substation in Windsor End on Tuesday (August 6).

A picture has been released of the talented footballer by his family.


His mum and dad said in a statement: “A very special boy, loved by so many, adored by his family and idolised by his younger brother has been ripped from all our lives.

“We must believe he has been chosen so early by the angels, but they leave us all devastated with broken hearts for life.

“Rest well our beautiful boy we’ll be with you soon enough and in each other’s arms again. In the meantime we know you’ll keep a careful watch over your family and all your friends.”

Hundreds of tributes also poured in on social media, with Burnham FC tweeting the day after the crash: “Burnham Football Club send our sincere condolences to chairman Glenn Skivington and his family after the tragic car accident that his son and our player Luca was involved in last night, where his life was taken away from him.

“We are all devastated. Our thoughts are with the family.”