UK time is: 12:18:11
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

'If It's Football, It's Vital'

Tributes to supporter

<div style='background-color: #CC0033;'><a href='http://www.rsspump.com/?web_widget/rss_ticker/news_widget' title='News Widget'>News Widget</a></div>

Tributes have been paid to a Northampton Town supporter who sadly collapsed and died following the weekend game with York City.

"Sincerest condolences from York City to everyone connected with NTFC and especially the supporter's family at this difficult time" - York City FC
David Henderson, 57, suffered a heart attack at the wheel of his car outside the Sixfields Stadium with nine-year-old son, Alex, in the back of the vehicle.

A St John's Ambulance volunteer and two off-duty policeman helped Mr Henderson out of his car and attempted to resuscitate him. But he died shortly after being taken to Northampton General Hospital.

"We are deeply saddened to report that a supporter passed away shortly after today's game," commented Northampton Town FC. "Our sincerest condolences are extended to the family involved.

"We would like to offer our thanks and praise to our stewards, the St Johns Ambulance staff, the paramedics and the police who assisted."

"Sincerest condolences from York City to everyone connected with NTFC and especially the supporter's family at this difficult time," responded the visitors.

Meanwhile, there were numerous messages of condolences from supporters of both clubs and further afield.

Mr Henderson is survived by his wife, Amanda, three children and grandchildren.

You can now use your social login to comment on our front page articles using your Facebook, Twitter, Google or LinkedIn accounts!




CITY'S SQUAD: INGHAM, OYEBANJO, SMITH, McGURK, PARSLOW, PLATT, COULSON, ALLAN, JARVIS, BOWMAN, FLETCHER, PURI, MONTROSE, DAVIES, CARSON, LOWE, McDONALD, REED, PENN, McCOMBE

Join The Vital Debate




Use your social login to comment on front page articles. Login using you Facebook, Twitter, Google or LinkedIn accounts and have your say!



Click here to join in the debate on the club forum.

The journalist

Writer: Vital York Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Thursday January 16 2014

Time: 11:37AM

 

Have Your Say

Log in...
with your social network     OR     with your Vital account

Recent York City Articles

Deon aims to revive fortunes (Friday October 31 2014)

Wilcox strikes out for goals (Friday October 31 2014)

City chase elusive victory (Friday October 31 2014)

Striker loan 'short-term' (Thursday October 30 2014)

Newcomer to lift York (Thursday October 30 2014)

Keeper returns to duty (Thursday October 30 2014)

Staniforth leaves Rovers (Thursday October 30 2014)

Striker joins York (Thursday October 30 2014)

Wilcox welcomes home comforts (Wednesday October 29 2014)

Finalists meet again (Wednesday October 29 2014)

Archived York City Articles

List All Minstermen.net Articles
Have your say
Click here to suggest an article
Click here to suggest a poll

League Results (view all)

Latest Results
York 0 - 0 Wycombe
York 0 - 0 Luton
York 0 - 0 Portsmouth
Burton 2 - 0 York
Exeter 1 - 1 York
Morecambe 1 - 1 York

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
18. Northampton 15 5 3 7 0 18
19. Oxford 15 4 4 7 -4 16
20. Carlisle 15 4 3 8 -7 15
21. Dag & Red 15 4 3 8 -7 15
22. York 15 1 9 5 -7 12
23. Tranmere 15 2 5 8 -7 11
24. Hartlepool 15 3 2 10 -15 11

Breaking League News

Width is the key!
Portsmouth : 01/11/2014 09:00:00
#PompeyPredictionsLeague - Update no.15
Portsmouth : 01/11/2014 08:38:00
Team News: Cobblers v AFC Wimbledon
Northampton : 01/11/2014 08:00:00
Team News: Hartlepool v Newport Town
Hartlepool : 01/11/2014 08:00:00
Team News: Portsmouth v Cumbrians
Carlisle : 01/11/2014 08:00:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Have York City appointed the right man in Russ Wilcox?
Suggested By:  Vital York
Yes 46%
No 54%