MND research plea after death of Rangers legend Fernando Ricksen

MEDICAL experts have been urged to find a cure for Motor Neurone Disease as a fitting memorial to Rangers star Fernando Ricksen, who died yesterday.

Among those leading the calls was Scottish rugby legend and fellow MND sufferer Doddie Weir. He took to social media hours after it was announced that the 43-year-old Dutchman, a fans’ favourite in his time at Ibrox who went on to become a prominent ­campaigner in the battle against the disease, had passed away in a Glasgow hospice. Writing on Twitter, the former Scottish international posted: “Sad to hear the news of Fernando Ricksen’s passing, someone who...
source: Express

2019-09-19 02:56
Latest news from Express
today 18:38 Brexit bill outrage: Britain could send billions more to Brussels to delay transition date
today 18:38 Star Wars: Rise of Skywalker breaks new RECORD as ticket release reveals one major detail
today 18:38 Roger Federer vs Radu Albot LIVE updates: Nine-time Basel champion in second round action
today 18:38 Elon Musk’s Starlink begins tests with US Air Force on sending broadband to planes
today 18:38 Hotel secrets: Wearing this one item could boost your chances of a free upgrade at hotels
today 18:38 Diwali images 2019: How to use Diwali WhatsApp stickers
today 18:38 Space shock: Why Neil deGrasse Tyson claimed mission to Mars ‘not going to happen’
today 18:38 Prince Harry has William and Charles worried for 'speaking out of turn' royal expert warns
today 18:38 Clocks change 2019: Why do the clocks go back - How to prepare for winter
today 18:38 Brexit latest: Macron blames Brexit and Yellow Vests for hitting French tourism
today 18:38 BBC TV licence fee: Boris vows to ‘put screws’ on Beeb after scrapping over 75 licences
today 18:38 Von der Leyen’s Brexit nightmare: ‘She wasn’t looking forward to this’
today 18:38 Brexit plot by 'childish' MPs exposed -Remainers in one last shot at derailing Boris' deal
today 18:38 Nine suspected migrants found in back of M20 lorry just hours after 39 found dead in Essex
today 18:38 Sturgeon humiliation: Nationalist think tank's own poll shows Scots backing STAYING in UK
today 18:38 Trump in furious attack on EU as he lashes out at Europe’s role in fight against ISIS
today 17:35 Borderlands 3 Bloody Harvest COUNTDOWN: Release date, Halloween event start time
today 17:35 Extinction Rebellion: The STAGGERING cost the protesters have cost our police REVEALED
today 17:35 Royal order: The real reason one Queen banned people from wearing this colour
today 17:35 Radu Albot sends warning to Roger Federer ahead of Swiss Indoors battle
Latest news from Great Britain
today 19:05 Driver arrested after 39 found dead in truck near London
today 18:53 Will Boris Johnson go for an election or bring back his deal?
today 18:53 Labour hasn't sacked its Brexit rebels. Here's why
today 18:53 This Home Bargains heated electric clothes dryer is a winter must-have
today 18:53 This Home Bargains heated electric clothes dryer is a winter must-have
today 18:53 Hull-born defender named one of the best young players in Europe
today 18:53 Hull-born defender named one of the best young players in Europe
today 18:53 Businessman embroiled in row with Hull's House of Fraser owners over 'unpaid' £10,000 bill
today 18:53 Businessman embroiled in row with Hull's House of Fraser owners over 'unpaid' £10,000 bill
today 18:53 Nottingham Forest v Hull City Live as Tigers face tough test at the City Ground
today 18:53 Transgender Hull woman responds to Ricky Gervais tweet 'taking the p*** out of her'
today 18:53 Anger as heartless thieves smash into Warren Records in Hull for second time in a month
today 18:50 Rangers vs Young Boys LIVE score and goal updates from the UEFA Youth League clash at Firhill
today 18:50 Steven Gerrard’s Rangers press conference Q&A as boss delivers verdict on Alfredo Morelos’ chances
today 18:50 Watch Neil Lennon's Celtic press conference in full as he's lulled into loaded Odsonne Edouard transfer poser
today 18:50 Celtic fans slated who Rangers celebrating going top of the Premiership are now doing the same - Hotline
today 18:50 Rangers superfan with terminal cancer meets Light Blues heroes in Ibrox Dream Day
today 18:50 First picture of driver being held by police after 39 bodies found in lorry in Essex
today 18:38 Racial harassment at unis is ‘alarmingly high’ report finds
today 18:38 Scottish government awarded almost £15m to arms companies that sell weapons to Turkey
today 18:38 ‘No MP is entitled to their seat,’ Unite tells Murray after union members trigger reselection contest
today 18:38 Britain issues ‘unprecedented’ refusal for Assange to be interviewed by Spanish judge
today 18:38 Workers at five science museums launch strike action over pay
today 18:38 Syrian Christians condemn Turkish invasion and warn of potential genocide
today 18:38 MPs vote on Queen's Speech amendment to protect NHS from further privatisation
today 18:38 Donald Tusk tells Boris Johnson he will recommend three-month Brexit delay
today 18:38 London continues to be most miserable place in the UK
today 18:38 Bristol university students slam ‘tiny’ accommodation ‘not fit for humans’
today 18:38 Woman who exposed YouTube pick-up-artist disappointed he wasn’t treated as a sex offender
today 18:38 Brexit bill outrage: Britain could send billions more to Brussels to delay transition date
today 18:38 Star Wars: Rise of Skywalker breaks new RECORD as ticket release reveals one major detail
today 18:38 Roger Federer vs Radu Albot LIVE updates: Nine-time Basel champion in second round action
today 18:38 Elon Musk’s Starlink begins tests with US Air Force on sending broadband to planes
today 18:38 Hotel secrets: Wearing this one item could boost your chances of a free upgrade at hotels
today 18:38 Diwali images 2019: How to use Diwali WhatsApp stickers
today 18:38 Space shock: Why Neil deGrasse Tyson claimed mission to Mars ‘not going to happen’
today 18:38 Prince Harry has William and Charles worried for 'speaking out of turn' royal expert warns
today 18:38 Clocks change 2019: Why do the clocks go back - How to prepare for winter
today 18:38 Brexit latest: Macron blames Brexit and Yellow Vests for hitting French tourism
today 18:38 BBC TV licence fee: Boris vows to ‘put screws’ on Beeb after scrapping over 75 licences
today 18:38 Von der Leyen’s Brexit nightmare: ‘She wasn’t looking forward to this’
today 18:38 Brexit plot by 'childish' MPs exposed -Remainers in one last shot at derailing Boris' deal
today 18:38 Nine suspected migrants found in back of M20 lorry just hours after 39 found dead in Essex
today 18:38 Sturgeon humiliation: Nationalist think tank's own poll shows Scots backing STAYING in UK
today 18:38 Trump in furious attack on EU as he lashes out at Europe’s role in fight against ISIS
today 18:02 Thirty-nine bodies found in truck near London, driver arrested
today 17:50 After years of freezing in miniskirts, I realised the comfy, liberating pleasure of baggy clothes
today 17:50 Feeling severely distressed about the climate crisis? You’re suffering from solastalgia
today 17:50 Inside the inspiring Hull group helping people 'cast aside' rediscover themselves
today 17:50 Inside the inspiring Hull group helping people 'cast aside' rediscover themselves
Watch the news from UK on Facebook