Born 29th March 1989 in La Ceiba, Honduras, murdered there on 10th December 2015, aged 26
Pertalta Sosa, who played in more than half of the League matches in Rangers' League One Championship season 2013/14, was shot dead
in his home city. Capped 26 times for Honduras, mostly as a Vida player, the midfielder signed a pre-contract agreement to sign
for Rangers in early June 2013. He made just five appearances for Rangers in 2014/15 and was released in January.
After an unsuccessful trial with Shakhter Karagandy, he returned to Honduras to sign for Olimpia.
HAMISH OGILVIE, right half
or outside right of Elgin City between 1947-8 and 1950-1 died in November 2015, aged 90. He spent the following four seasons
GORDON DISHINGTON, Albion Rovers director, died on 22nd October 2015, aged 69.
BOBBY HOPKINS, a director (and occasional
chairman) of Alloa Athletic since September 1986, died on 19th September 2015
HUGH HOLMES ORMOND, a former St Mirren and Dundee
United right back, died in early September 2015, aged 91. He joined Saints from Arthurlie in May 1946 but did not make his first
team debut until 1948/49. He played three times in A Division in his final two seasons at Love Street and joined Dundee
United in November 1950, for whom he played eleven League and Cup matches over two seasons.
LEIGH HENDERSON of Deveronvale, was
found dead at home in Turriff on 4th July 2015. He played previously for Keith, Turriff and Huntly.
who died in Prestonfield, Edinburgh on 5th September 2015, aged 78, was a prominent publican and bookmaker who realised his dream
of owning Hibernian FC in 1981 when he purchased Tom Hart's majority shareholding. Waugh became chairman the following
year, but in 1987 he sold to David Duff, and then had to join the battle to avoid Wallace Mercer's attempted takeover. There
was some irony in that, as Waugh bid to buy Hearts in 1980 was trumped by Mercer.
KENNY ROGER, who played with Fraserburgh and
Deveronvale in the 60s, 70s and 80s, died in Fraserburgh on 8th September 2015. The retired builder, who died from injuries
sustained when he fell off a building he was repairing, was a former director and committee man of Fraserburgh. He played in
the team which faced European Cup Finalists Celtic in a fund-raising match following the 1970 Fraserburgh lifeboat disaster, in which
five crewmen died.
NEIL CLARK, a football scout for 30 years with Blackpool and Nottingham Forest, died in Dundee in mid November
2015, aged 92. Be befriended Allan Brown, and acted as his Scottish scout, then worked for Brian Clough at Forest.
He moved to Derby County in 1992, and was still scouting until 10 years ago.
MORAIN SCOTT, honorary president of the East of
Scotland Football Association and Coldstream chairman from 1980 until June 2015, died on 16th October 2015 aged 85.
BOB HILL, the Stenhousemuir
director, died on 28th August 2015, aged 58.
BILL McCULLOCH, who played for Builders United, Downfield and North End, died in hospital
in Dundee on 12th September 2015. He was the former owner of The Scotsman pub on Gellatly Street.
Former Rangers Youth
coach and scout BILLY DUNCANSON died in mid November 2015, aged 81. He worked under Walter Smith, Dick Advocaat and Alex McLeish,
and was involved in the early stages of the careers of Charlie Miller, Barry Ferguson, Allan McGregor, Alan Hutton, Charlie Adam,
Ross McCormack, Stevie Smith, Chris Burke and many more former Rangers players.
ROBIN MARWICK, the author of two history books
on Albion Rovers, died in mid May 2015. A lifelong supporter, he was a Supporters Club official and became a director
of the club in the 1980s. He was Chairman when Rovers won the Second Division Championship in 1988/89. An
architect by profession, he wrote the club history "The Boys From The Brig" in 1986, and "Champions Albion" to commemorate the success
in 1988/89. His brother was freelance football writer Bill Marwick.
THOMAS BROWN McMASTER, known by his middle name, died
on 4th November 2015 in Glasgow, aged 66. A director of Partick Thistle from May 1989 to 2008, and twice chairman during that
often troubled spell, he was elected to the Management Committee of the Scottish Football League in 2005 and was appointed President
in 2008. That presented a problem when he resigned from the Thistle board, but he followed the example of SFA President George
Peat (formerly of Airdrie) and joined the Board of Directors at Stenhousemuir until April 2010. He stood down as SFL President
the previous November as he began his long battle with cancer.
BILL LOGAN, historian for Nairn County and co-author of their Centenary
History book, died on 18th October 2015 aged 67.