TRIBUTES have been paid following the death of one of TNS' most recognisable supporters.

Keith Corbett Weaver passed away earlier this week following a short illness and the news has prompted at outpouring of grief among Saints' players and management from past and present.

Montgomery-born Keith was a lifelong football supporter of The New Saints and followed the club for almost 30 years.



A club spokesman said: "It was Keith’s dulcet tones that could be heard over the public address system, initially at Treflan in Llansantffraid, and then when the club merged and moved over to its new base at Park Hall Stadium in Oswestry.

"Keith only missed a handful of home matches and would travel across Wales to support the Saints.

"He was well respected amongst league and club representatives and supporters of the Welsh domestic football scene.

"He would often voice his opinion after matches, whilst enjoying the post-match hospitality and the company of the players and staff at the club.

"Our thoughts go out to Keith’s wife Thelma and his family at this sad time. He will be sadly missed by everyone at the club."