Tribute as former Doncaster miner and lifelong Manchester United fan dies

Gary Gillespie was a a lifelong Manchester United supporter.

Gary Gillespie was a a lifelong Manchester United supporter.

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

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."

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.

"R.I.P GARY."