‘He would run through a brick wall for his team-mates’ – Former team-mates react to John McGlashan’s death

Team-mates of former Rotherham midfielder John McGlashan have paid tribute following his sudden death.

McGlashan played 82 times for the Millers between 1994 and 1997 but sadly passed away on Wednesday, aged just 50.


His former midfield partner Darren Garner remembered his fighting spirit on the pitch.

Garner said on Facebook: “Absolutely gobsmacked and numb to hear the devastating news of an old team mate john mcglashans sudden death at the age of 50!!!

“Would run through a brick wall for his teammates,a proper hard as nails jock!!! Rip Glash xx”

Striker Earl Jean added: “Really sad to hear…really Great team mate…may his soul rest in eternal peace…great friend.”

Winger Trevor Berry also shared a personal memory, saying: “We were very close when we were both at rotherham, a few beers in the hellaby after walking our dogs every tuesday, i still use his saying “you big gallutte” to this day, very sad RIP big man.”

Andy Roscoe added: “Remember his favourite food after training. Soup and sandwiches things you never forget about a person R.I.P. Glash.”

McGlashan returned to his native Scotland after leaving Rotherham and had spells in management and youth coaching.



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