TRIBUTES have been paid to a woman who tragically died at Celtic Park before yesterday's St Mirren game.

It comes after we reported police were made aware of a concern for a woman within toilets in the stadium shortly after 2.30pm on Saturday, April 13.

Emergency services attended, however, the 54-year-old was sadly pronounced dead at the scene.

Officers have since confirmed the death is not being treated as suspicious. 

Following the incident, Alison McGoff has been named locally as the woman who passed away.

Since then, tributes have been posted online for the much-loved football fan.

 

St Margaret's Celtic Supporters Club said: "Sadly one of our members, Alison McGoff, passed away at Celtic Park yesterday.

"A sad day for our club. Alison, you will be missed, may you RIP."

While, SNP MP for Coatbridge, Chryston and Bellshill Steven Bonnar, posted a heartfelt tribute to Alison.

In a picture shared by the politician, the pair were dressed in Celtic attire.

He said: "Rest in peace, Alison McGoff.

"We campaigned for independence together in 2014 and Alison was a polling agent for me in 2019.

"In so many respects she was a kindred spirit.

"May she rest in eternal peace."

 

 

Following the news of the death, Celtic took to social media to confirm the tragedy and pay tribute.

A spokesperson said: "We regret to confirm that tragically, a 54-year-old woman died suddenly at Celtic Park prior to yesterday’s match.

"Her next of kin have been informed and we would like to extend our most sincere condolences to her family.

"Our heartfelt thoughts and prayers are very much with them following this tragic incident.

"Celtic will provide all necessary support we can at this time."

 

 

Meanwhile, a spokesperson for Police Scotland said: “We were made aware of a concern for a woman within toilets at Celtic Park in Glasgow around 2.45pm on April 13.

“Emergency services attended but the 54-year-old woman was pronounced dead at the scene.

‚ÄúThe death is not being treated as suspicious and a report will be submitted to the Procurator Fiscal.‚ÄĚ

The Scottish Ambulance Service has been contacted for comment.