Dave Mackay funeral to be held in Edinburgh

Dave Mackay will be laid to rest on March 24.
Dave Mackay will be laid to rest on March 24.
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DAVE MACKAY’S funeral will take place in Edinburgh on Tuesday, March 24.

The cortege will leave from Tynecastle Stadium around 1.30pm, heading to a remembrance service at Mansfield Traquair in Mansfield Place at approximately 2.15pm.

Admission will be by invitation only at the discretion of the Mackay family.

Hearts, with whom Mackay won all three Scottish honours, have asked that requests to attend be emailed to them via denise@homplc.co.uk.

A private service for family and close friends will be held at Warriston Crematorium around 3.15pm. Following this will be a reception for family, friends, former colleagues, team-mates and football dignitaries in the Gorgie Suite at Tynecastle Stadium.

Exact details of the route cortege will take, and precise timings, will follow in due course.