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What Tragic Story Stands Behind Frank Connor’s Cause of Death?


Condolences have been made, informing us that coach Connor has sadly left us on March 3, 2022. Heartbreaking news has brought tears to many. Stay with us to read more about Frank Connor’s cause of death, his personal life, and his career.

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Born 13 February 1936 in Blantyre, Mr. Connor grew up to become a successful Scottish former association football player and manager. He played for Celtic, Portadown, St Mirren, Derry City, Albion Rovers, and Cowdenbeath.

Mr. Frank moved to Cowdenbeath in 1974 as player-manager, after coaching at Celtic and Albion Rovers and before a spell as assistant manager at Morton. Between 1980 and 1982, he was able to manage Berwick Rangers.

What Tragic Story Stands Behind Frank Connor's Cause of Death?

Later on, he had a spell working under Jock Wallace at Motherwell as assistant manager. Of course, he moved back to Celtic in the summer of 1983, as new manager David Hay’s assistant.

It’s said that in February 1986, coach Frank spent 2+12 years in that role at Parkhead until he was sacked by Hay. After a while, he went to manage Raith Rovers from 1986 to 1990.

In his first season in charge there, the coach was able to successfully lead Raith Rovers to promotion to the Scottish First Division, besides keeping them in that division for the remainder of his tenure as manager.

Mr. Connor had a spell at Hearts as assistant to manager Joe Jordan after leaving Raith Rovers in 1990. May the legend rest easy in grace and love.

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A Disease Stands Behind Frank Connor’s Cause of Death

Following Frank Connor’s cause of death, It’s stated that the former Raith Rovers boss passed away this morning at the age of 86, after a short battle with an illness. Since the heartbreaking news is out, fans and friends are sending their prayers through social media.

Celtic Football Club announced: “Everyone at Celtic is saddened to hear that former player and backroom Bhoy, Frank Connor has passed away at the age 86. RIP, Frank.”

One wrote: “Absolutely gutted to hear of the sad passing of Frank Connor. Was so grateful for everything this man taught me. Definitely, the hardest but fairest coach I’ve ever worked under. RIP Frank god bless 💚🍀”

Greenock Morton tweeted: “Everyone at Greenock Morton is saddened to learn of the passing of former Assistant Manager, Frank Connor. Our thoughts go out to Frank’s family and friends at this extremely difficult time.”

A fan expressed: “He had a successful spell as manager at Raith Rovers whilst I attended school opposite Starks Park. Will be fondly remembered in Kirkcaldy as well. RIP 🍀”

RRFC Official tributed: ‘FRANK CONNOR RIP | The club was saddened to learn this morning of the passing of former Rovers manager Frank Connor, who managed the club from 1986, laying the foundations for the success of the 1990s.”

A fan commented: “A true legend!! Gutted to hear this. Frank was my coach at @CelticFC, @albionrovers, and @RaithRovers and I still talk about him to this day. A hard but fair man who loved the game. #RIPFrank 😢”

Alan Burrows tweeted as well: “The thoughts of everyone at Motherwell FC are with the family and friends of former Assistant Manager Frank Connor, who has sadly passed away aged 86. He was Jock Wallace’s assistant at Fir Park during the 1982/82 season. Rest in peace, Frank.”

Another replied: “Frank Connor was only at @RaithRovers for 4 years but the work rate, mentality, and infrastructure he laid down at the club have influenced and lasted decades. Arguably our finest ever manager. 💙”

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