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  • Condolences to family and friends of Fernando Ricksen

    Condolences to family and friends of Fernando Ricksen

    By: Newsroom Staff on 18 Sep, 2019 11:50

  • EVERYONE at Celtic Park was saddened by the news that former Rangers player, Fernando Ricksen has sadly passed away.

    Peter Lawwell, Celtic Chief Executive said: “Everyone at Celtic would like to extend their most sincere and heartfelt sympathies and condolences to the family of Fernando Ricksen following today’s news that he has passed away.

    “Fernando was part of Scottish Football for a number of years and  for him to be taken so young is a huge tragedy.

    “He fought this terrible condition with such courage and we should all admire  and respect the inspirational way in which he tackled the challenge which he faced.

     “He showed immense bravery throughout. Our thoughts and prayers of course are with Fernando’s family and friends at such a difficult time.”

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