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Tributes paid to Phil Gartside

11 February 2016

The footballing world pays its respects to Phil Gartside following news of his passing

West Bromwich Albion FC
The thoughts of everyone at West Bromwich Albion are with the family and friends of Phil Gartside and everyone connected with @OfficialBWFC

Burnley FC  
The thoughts of everyone at #BFC are with the family and friends of Phil Gartside after his sad passing, aged 63.

York City FC  
York City sends its deepest condolences to everyone at @OfficialBWFC following the passing of chairman Phil Gartside.

Wigan Athletic FC
Our sincere condolences on hearing of the passing of @OfficialBWFC chairman, Phil Gartside. Our thoughts are with his family at this time.

Wolves FC
We would like to send our condolences to the family and friends of Phil Gartside as well as everyone at @OfficialBWFC at this sad time.

Everton FC
The thoughts of everyone at Everton are with the family and friends of Phil Gartside and all at @OfficialBWFC at this sad time. #EFC

Cliftonville FC  
Cliftonville FC are saddened to hear of the death of @OfficialBWFC Chairman Phil Gartside, who was a wonderful friend to our Club.

Birmingham City FC
All at #BCFC offer our sincere condolences to the family, friends of Phil Gartside and everyone @OfficialBWFC

Newcastle United FC 
Our sincere condolences go to the friends and family of Phil Gartside and everyone connected with @OfficialBWFC following his passing.

QPR FC
The thoughts of #QPR are with all at @OfficialBWFC following the sad passing of chairman Phil Gartside.  

Celtic FC
The thoughts and prayers of everyone at Celtic are with Phil’s family and friends, and everyone connected with Bolton Wanderers at this very sad time.

Neil Danns
RIP Phil Gartside. Prayers go out to his family.

Josh Vela 
RIP Phil Gartside. Thoughts and prayers go out to his family. #BWFC

Andrew Hughes  
Very sad news about Phil Gartside passing away. My thoughts go to his family, friends and @OfficialBWFC.

Craig Davies
Sad to hear about Phil Gartside - was always a top bloke with me. My thoughts are with his family.

Rob Hall
Thoughts go to Phil Gartside's family! Was a great man and always great towards me! @OfficialBWFC

Alex Finney 
My thoughts go out to the family of Phil Gartside in this tragic moment! May his memory live on forever...

Jason McAteer
So sad to hear of the passing of Phil Gartside. Fantastic man and will be sadly missed.

Ivan Campo  
So sad to hear of the passing of Phil Gartside, president of @OfficialBWFC. RIP. A very sad day!

Stuart Holden
Really sad to read this. Nothing but thanks to Phil for treating me so well at BWFC. Thoughts with Gartside family. Phil Gartside lived for BWFC and poured his passion and emotion into the club. He was a friend and someone I will always hold in high regard.

Kevin Davies 
Thoughts going out to Phil Gartside's family Carol, Andrew and Beverley #BWFC

Fabrice Muamba 
RIP Phil Gartside. My prayers go out to his family. Gone but not forgotten.

Zach Clough  
My thoughts tonight are with Phil Gartside's family on this sad day. Rest in peace!

Rob Holding
Sad news about Phil Gartside, all thoughts are with his family.

Youri Djorkaeff
RIP Phil Gartside, I send all my thoughts to his family. @OfficialBWFC in my heart.

Ross Fitzsimons 
Such terrible news to hear about Phil Gartside. Thoughts go out to his family and friends #BWFC #BWFCFamily

Tom Walker
Thoughts are with the Gartside family. Rest in peace Phil.

Max Clayton 
Devastating news to hear of Phil Gartside’s passing! Very nice man and my thoughts are with his friends and family!

Jay-Jay Okocha 
With a heavy heart, my condolence goes to the family of Phil Gartside who made my stay at Bolton one to remember. Rest in peace good man.

Radhi Jaidi
Thoughts are with the Gartside family tonight. @OfficialBWFC

Marcos Alonso
So sorry to hear. Thanks for your support always. My thoughts are with the Gartsides and Bolton family @OfficialBWFC  

Blerim Dzemaili  
I just got the sad news of the death of Phil gartside! Such an awful moment! You were the first Chairman who gave me the chance to become a player of the @OfficialBWFC, to get my dream true and play in the Premier League! Thank you! I will never forget you!

Andy O'Brien 
RIP Phil Gartside @OfficialBWFC

Niall Maher
@OfficialBWFC RIP Phil Gartside, our thoughts and prayers are with his family at this time. #BWFCFamily

Danny Jones  
RIP Phil Gartside #BWFC my thoughts are with your family. @OfficialBWFC

Robbie Fowler
@OfficialBWFC Terrible news. Deepest sympathy to all his family and all those who knew him.

Vernon Kay
RIP Phil. A man who lived and breathed BWFC and the town of Bolton .He will be greatly missed. Not just as a chairman but as a good friend.

Amir Khan 
Just heard the sad news about Phil Gartside. My deepest condolences to all his family. Will always be remembered - a Bolton hero.

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