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Funeral For Former Chairman Later Today

Funeral For Former Chairman Later Today

Hundreds of Dundee United supporters are expected to pay their last respects to former Chairman Eddie Thompson at his funeral later today.

Although the ceremony is limited to close family and friends, there will be loudspeakers broadcasting the service to anyone outside the St Mary's Episcopal Church in Broughty Ferry.

Lifelong United supporter Eddie Thompson lost his long fight with prostate cancer last midweek, but his passing still came as a shock to everyone connected with the club.

Dundee United`s match against Rangers was postponed as a mark of respect, with other SPL matches including a minute`s applause in recognition of Eddie Thompson`s involvement in the Scottish game.


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Writer:Tactful Sheik
Date:Wednesday October 22 2008
Time: 8:25AM

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RIP Eddie - one of life's genuine good guys. Thoughts with the Thompson family.
weeman
22/10/2008 14:01:00
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Vital Rangers have combined both the main page tributes and forum tributes for you to enter onto your site lads. Theman wil always be in the hearts of all fooball lovers - Please get in touch with VitalRangers so we can give you the PM's rom all the fans who signed from Hearts, Hibs,Celtic,Rangers and more, thanks Jaimie
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22/10/2008 21:35:00
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