The game was rocked yesterday by the sudden and untimely death of Neale Cooper – an Aberdeen hero.
A real credit to the sport, I was very shocked when I read the news that he was in hospital and in a serious condition.
I was even more shook up, then, when it broke that he was no longer with us – even though I have no real connection with the Dons at all.
Certainly, it was a reminder of how precious life is and the outpouring of tributes has been testament to what a man Neale was.
Let’s look at what our club had to say, then, and the reaction from fans of not just our team…
Celtic Football Club condolences | CelticFC | General News https://t.co/m77EdWBdTF
— Celtic Football Club (@CelticFC) May 28, 2018
Classy Celtic, fair play.
— Conor Bruce (@bruce_conor) May 28, 2018
Thank you Celtic. Rivalries aside and football comes together.
— Ryser (@TheLittleKing17) May 28, 2018
You are our biggest rivals in the league
— David McGrath ???????? (@SeniorMcGrath) May 28, 2018
Normally I wouldn’t comment on another clubs statement but this is a great statement. Classy and heartfelt. Thank you
— Oswald_the_frisky (@Oswaldthefrisky) May 28, 2018
Nicely done @CelticFC . Respect.
— Sir Derek McInnes (@SirDerekMcInnes) May 28, 2018
That’s how to have dignity.
— Expletive not deleted. (@FinHall) May 28, 2018
nicely done #TattieRIP
— Stevie Ferguson (@Stevie1903) May 28, 2018
What more can you say really?
Truly, it was a very sad day yesterday and I am sure many will take time to get over the sudden loss of the man affectionately known as Tattie.
I pass on my well-wishes to his family and friends.
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