Andy Goram, a football hero, died at the age of 58 following a long battle with cancer, according to his old club.

After learning that chemotherapy would only extend his life by 12 weeks, the former Rangers and Scotland goalkeeper disclosed his decision to refuse treatment in May of this year.

There have been several tributes, notably from the Ibrox-side to the iconic goalie. A statement from the Rangers football club  announced the death.

Andy Goram
Andy Goram

In a statement, the team stated it was “very grieved” to learn about Andy Goram’s death “after a short fight with cancer.”

Andy’s family is in our thoughts today and we ask that their privacy be respected at this difficult time.

“Funeral arrangements will be made public at a later date.”

Five league titles, three Scottish Cups, and two League Cups were won by the 58-year-old while he was a member of the team between 1991 and 1998.

During his career with the Rangers, he appeared in 260 games. First-choice goalkeeper at both Euro 1992 and Euro 1996, with 43 appearances for the Scots.

After leaving Rangers, he spent time at Notts County, Sheffield United, Motherwell, Manchester United, Hamilton, Coventry, Oldham, Queen of the South, and Elgin in the English Football Leagues, among others.

During the 2001 Premier League season, Goram made two appearances for Manchester United.

When he won the Challenge Cup at Queen of the South, he became the first player to win all three of Scotland’s major cup competitions: the Premiership, Scottish Cup, and League Cup.

Andy Goram Cause of Death

After a brief fight with cancer, famous Rangers goalkeeper Andy Goram has passed away at the age of 58.

Andy Goram Funeral Service

Accoerding to the family, Andy Goram funeral arrangements will be made public at a later date.


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