Sad news - Richard Murphy

Posted : 26th May 2019 at 10:59:27

Linfield FC records with sadness the passing yesterday of Richard ‘Spud’ Murphy, a lifelong Linfield supporter and season ticket holder.

Richard passed away a day before what would have been his 55th birthday today.

Richard was a proud member of Springdale LSC and only last Saturday presented the club’s player of the year trophy to Jimmy Callacher at their AGM at Woodvale cricket club.

The photo (with Richard on the right) is repeated below.

The deepest sympathy and most sincere condolences of everyone at Linfield FC are conveyed to the family circle at this very sad time.

Audaces Fortuna Juvat



Below - a Facebook post and image by Richard ‘Spud’ Murphy following the day with the Springdale LSC last Saturday.

Had such a great day, with a bunch of lovely people, My home team Linfield, with Irish league trophy with Robert Barrow , thanks everyone x



Below - Richard ‘Spud’ Murphy on the left with Springdale members presenting the club’s player of the year trophy to Kirk Millar in December.



From funeral times

Died May 25, 2019, peacefully, in London, beloved husband of Diane, much-loved father of Chanel, Chereen, Karise and Richard and devoted grandfather of Nadine, Amelia, Lily-Rose and Joseph.

Funeral Cortege to leave his home, 43 Montgomery Chase on Friday 7th at 1.00 p.m. for Funeral Service in Roselawn Crematorium at 2.00 p.m.

Family flowers only please. Donations in lieu, if desired, to Wee Helena’s Charity, c/o Stephen McCosh Funeral Directors, 117 Shankill Road, Belfast, BT13 1FD.
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