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Football pays respect to ‘legend’ Andy King

28 May 2015

Tributes have poured in for the late Andy King, who passed away suddenly on Wednesday aged 58.

Andy, who joined the Club as a Chief Scout in 2014, was a much loved and respected figure throughout the world of football and former team-mates and clubs have taken to social media to pay their tributes.

Here are some of the kind messages:

Ian Rush MBE @Ian_Rush9
RIP #Andy King - one of the best!!

stephen gleeson ‏@gleeson_stephen
Gutted to hear the news about Andy King only worked with him for a short time @MKDonsFC but always put a smile on faces rip

Robbie Fowler ‏@Robbie9Fowler
Terrible news about Andy king... Thoughts are with his family

Clive Platt ‏@PlattClive
Absolutely devastated with the news about Andy king today....so much more than a friend, a great man who'll be missed by many,

Charlie Burns ‏@CharliePJBurns
Very sad news about Andy King. Great man who had time for everybody. Thoughts go out to his friends and family

Phil Thompson ‏@Phil_Thompson4
Very very sad to hear about the passing of my old mate Andy King,great guy and what a talented footballer RIP

Dean Bowditch ‏@deanbowditch9
Sad sad news about Andy King. Thoughts go out to all his friends and family. He will be sorely missed...

Clive Tyldesley ‏@CliveTyldesley
Very saddened by the news of Andy King's passing. Infectious company, genuine love for football and a very kind-hearted man.

Jordan Spence ‏@jordanjspence
Saddened to hear that Andy King passed away this morning. He was an incredible character! Will be sorely missed. Condolences to his family.

Danny green ‏@dannygreen_7
Gutted by the news that Andy the king has passed away today! Everton legend! And a great man! My thoughts are with his family at this time!

Colchester United FC ‏@ColU_Official
Very saddened to hear about the passing of former U's scout Andy King. Thoughts are with his family and friends.

Luton Town FC @LutonTown
Our thoughts are with the family and friends of former Hatters player Andy King, who has sadly died today aged 58. RIP Andy. #COYH

Wolves ‏@OfficialWolves
The club is saddened to hear of the death of former midfielder Andy King at the age of 58. Our condolences go to his friends and family

Plymouth Argyle FC @Only1Argyle
Saddened to hear of the death of former #pafc Chief Scout Andy King - our thoughts and prayers are with his family and friends

dele alli ‏@dele_alli36
Devastated after hearing the news about Andy king. He never failed to make me laugh! My thoughts and prayers are with his family & friends.

Carl Baker ‏@Carlbaker_mkd13
Omg gutted to hear Andy King has passed away! Great fella, great character, great banter and the man who got me to Mk Dons. #legend #thanku

Swindon Town FC ‏@Official_STFC
Swindon Town are saddened to hear that former manager Andy King has passed away. Rest In Peace. #STFC

QPR FC ‏@QPRFC
#QPR are saddened to hear of the passing of former midfielder Andy King, who has sadly died at the age of 58 #RIP

Lee Hodson ‏@leehods2
Sad to hear the news about Andy King. He was a great man to have around the club. Will be missed. Thoughts go out to his family & friends

Tom Hitchcock ‏@hitchuuu
Gutted to hear the sad news. Andy King was someone who made me laugh everyday. Great man who will be missed. Thoughts are with his family x

West Bromwich Albion ‏@WBAFCofficial
Everyone at WBA is saddened to hear of the passing of former player Andy King who represented the club during the 1981/82 season. RIP..

Kyle Mcfadzean ‏@KyMcfadzean
Really sad news about Andy King. Thoughts go out to all his family and friends. Will be sadly missed at the club

Peter Reid @reid6peter
RIP mate. Andy King @Everton

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