Tributes flow in for devoted Manchester United fan Ian Sterling

Ian Sterling passed away earlier today.

Tributes have been flowing in for a devoted Manchester United fan who did so much for fellow fans following his sudden death.

Ian Sterling has been a match going Red since the 1970s. He didn’t just go to the game and return home afterwards, like many others. He got involved and helped thousands of fans down the years.

Sterling’s loss will be felt by many.

He joined the Manchester United Supporters’ Trust (MUST) in 2004. Sterling also acted as the organisation’s Independent Supporter Liaison Officer, and was a central figure in campaigning for the introduction of standing standing at Old Trafford.

Sterling was regularly found in J Stand.

A statement from MUST read (via Manchester Evening News): “MUST is sorry to report that Ian Stirling, our great friend and brilliant ISLO, has died. We send our love, prayers and deepest condolences to Ian’s wife Lynn and his daughter Lucy and all of Ian’s friends and loved ones at this sad time.

“At the moment everyone at MUST is in total shock and broken hearted with this terrible news.”

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