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Minute of silence observed at Rangers match for fan Ryan Baird who died in bus crash

A minute of silence has been observed at the Rangers v Inverness clash in memory of Larne man Ryan Baird who died in a bus crash on his way to Ibrox.

Two weeks ago Mr Baird (39) had been on board a coach carrying Rangers fans to a match at Ibrox when it overturned.

His funeral is set to take place at Magheramorne Presbyterian Church tomorrow.

Tributes paid to Rangers fans' coach crash victim Ryan Baird

Originally from Larne, Mr Baird has been living in Sanquhar, a town in Dumfries, in the south-west of Scotland and was engaged to be married.

A total of 37 people were on board at the time of the crash including the driver. Three were seriously hurt in the crash, with 18 people in total taken to hospital.

On Friday night both Rangers and Inverness fans paused ahead of their Scottish Premiership clash in memory of the ardent football fan.

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