Former Celtic manager and player Tommy Burns has died from skin cancer, the club has announced.
Former Scotland international Burns, who spent 15 years as a player at Parkhead, originally contracted skin cancer in 2006, but the disease returned in 2006.
A statement from Celtic on their official website said: “It is with great sadness that Celtic Football Club confirmed this morning that Tommy Burns has passed away.
“Tommy, a true Celtic legend and wonderful man will be sadly missed by us all.
“Clearly, our thoughts are very much with Tommy’s wife Rosemary and his family at this extremely difficult time.”
Burns played 352 league games for the club, scoring 52 goals, and won eight Scotland caps.
In 1989, he moved to Kilmarnock and was given his first job in management there three years later.
He left to take over at Celtic in 1994 but was sacked three years later. He returned to Celtic as first-team coach shortly before Martin O’Neill’s arrival, a position he retained when Gordon Strachan became manager.