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Former Dundee United chairman Eddie Thompson
Thompson had been battling illness for some time

Dundee United chairman Eddie Thompson has died following a long battle with prostate cancer.

The 67-year-old Glasgow-born businessman, who made his money through convenience stores, became the majority shareholder at the club in 2002.

Over the course of six years, he turned a £2.7m loss into an operating profit and set up a fans' trust that became United's second-largest stakeholder.

His death comes only d ... Read more »

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