Wednesday 21 March 2018

Tributes paid to former Glenmuir coach

Tributes have been paid to a coach at Glenmuir FC who died suddenly from a short illness while in the Philippines.

Michael Bent, who was originally from Finglas but who lived at Headford, Mount Avenue passed away surrounded by his family on Sunday. In a statement, the club said: 'It is with deep regret and great sadness that Glenmuir Football Club has lost one of its great friends and colleagues Michael Bent. 

'Michael was a very popular and well liked member, having coached and managed juvenile teams over the last ten years and also having served on the club management committee. We express our heartfelt sympathies and condolences to his family, his wife Linda, daughter Katie and son Andrew and his extended family'. Funeral arrangements will be known on Thursday.

Irish Independent