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Death of Andy Goram

EDM (Early Day Motion) 258: tabled on 06 July 2022

Tabled in the 2022-23 session.

This motion has been signed by 18 Members. It has not yet had any amendments submitted.

Motion text

That this House notes with deep sadness the passing of former Rangers, Hibernian, Motherwell, Manchester United, Oldham and Scottish International footballer Andy Goram at the age of 58; recognises he was one of the most talented goalkeepers in Scottish and British football in the '80s and '90s; applauds his achievements for Rangers Football Club, winning the league on five occasions, winning three Scottish Cups, two League Cups and winning the Scottish Writers and Players’ Player of the Year awards in the 92/93 season; notes that his footballing achievements were recognised in 2010 when he was inducted into the Scottish Football Hall of Fame; further notes he was selected for Scotland at the 1986 and 1990 World Cups and the 1992 and 1996 European Championships; recognises that Andy was the only man to represent Scotland internationally both in football and cricket; commends Andy Goram for his bravery in speaking out about his diagnosis and raising awareness of oesophageal cancer and the importance of early diagnosis and getting checked if you have any symptoms you are worried about; and sends its deepest condolences to Andy’s family, friends and the whole football world who are mourning his passing.

The first 6 Members who have signed to support the motion are the sponsors. The primary sponsor is generally the person who tabled the motion and has responsibility for it. The date shown is when the Member signed the motion.

In addition to the sponsors, the following Members have signed to support the motion.

There are no withdrawn signatures for this motion.