Scott gave me reason to live, says Phil

DISABLED Phil Skeates says that Ipswich speedway skipper Scott Nicholls has given him a new reason to live.Nicholls was moved by a tear-jerking letter from Skeates' two sons and invited the speedway fan to Foxhall Stadium for Monday's Elite League victory over Eastbourne.

By Georgina James

DISABLED Phil Skeates says that Ipswich speedway skipper Scott Nicholls has given him a new reason to live.

Nicholls was moved by a tear-jerking letter from Skeates' two sons and invited the speedway fan to Foxhall Stadium for Monday's Elite League victory over Eastbourne.

Skeates sat in his wheelchair beside Nicholls' pit area – and described it as the best night of his life.

See tonight's Evening Star for full story

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