Tribute as former Doncaster miner and lifelong Manchester United fan dies

Doncaster-based Manchester United fans have paid tribute to a lifelong supporter who has died at the age of 59.

Thursday, 11th May 2017, 9:53 am
Updated Thursday, 11th May 2017, 3:58 pm
Gary Gillespie was a a lifelong Manchester United supporter.

The Doncaster branch of the Manchester United Supporters Club said Gary Gillespie, who died last month at the age of 59 was a "good friend to all who knew him."

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Mr Gillespie, a former miner from Bentley, died on April 28 after a long illness.

A tribute read:" A good friend to all who knew him, a Manchester United supporter for over 40 years home, away and abroad. Season ticket holder in the Stretford End Sadly missed by all in the Doncaster Branch of Manchester United Supporters.