Former Aberdeen player Ian Burns dies, aged 76
Last Updated: 07/12/15 4:13pm
Former Aberdeen player Ian Burns has died, the club have announced on their official website.
Burns, who played for the Dons from 1957-1966, passed away on Sunday night at the age of 76.
He was born in Aberdeen and made his debut for his hometown club in a 5-1 League Cup victory over Queen of the South at Pittodrie on August 10, 1957.
The right-half went on to make a total of 192 appearances for Aberdeen and scored six goals.
Burns moved on to Brechin City in 1966 and played 82 games for them before retiring in 1970.
A statement from Aberdeen read: "The club was saddened to learn of the death of former player Ian Burns. Our thoughts are with Ian's family at this sad time."