The former goalkeeper died today following a brief health problem. Connor additionally had jobs with St Mirren, Portadown, Derry City, Albion Rovers and also Cowdenbeath. A Celtic statement read: Every person at Celtic is saddened to listen to that previous gamer as well as backroom Bhoy, Frank Connor has actually passed away at the age 86. Frank wore his Celtic heart on his sleeve as well as he was rupturing with satisfaction when he joined his precious Hoops as a 24-year-old goalkeeper from Blantyre Celtic in 1960.
In 1962 Connor carried on to Portadown in Ireland prior to likewise playing for St Mirren, Derry City, Portadown once again, Albion Rovers and also Cowdenbeath. It was at his last 2 clubs that he additionally used up player/coach and also player/manager duties that would certainly stand in him in excellent stead for his future job that also included a pair of go back to Celtic where his heart always lay. Connor took care of at Cowdenbeath and Berwick Rangers prior to ending up being assistant supervisor at Motherwell and after that taking up the exact same role under Davie Hay at Celtic.
He after that relocated to Raith Rovers and also Hearts before getting back again in 1993 as well as taking control of the Celtic reserve side. It was in that duration that Connor ended up being Celtic’s caretaker supervisor in between the powers of Liam Brady and also Lou Macari and also was unbeaten in four video games accountable, a run that included a 2-1 win at Ibrox and also a UEFA Mug win over Sporting Lisbon.
Celtic’s declaration included: “The ideas as well as prayers of everybody at Celtic Park are with Frank’s household and also friends at this unfortunate time.
It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Frank Connor. He died peacefully at home, surrounded by family on Friday morning after a courageous battle against illness.
The 1986-born goalkeeper joined Celtic from Blantyre Boys in 1960 and immediately became known for his passion towards club as well as country alike – penalty saves being no exception when it came time to take kicks during matches.
The fans paying tribute to the player on the social media. He passed away at the age of the 86 years.
The Frank Connor net worth is not revealed in the public. He was the popular player of the Celtic. He will be remembered by the fans for his achievements.