Fraser Robertson, a Sky Sports News presenter, dies age 47

Fraser Robertson, a Sky Sports News presenter, dies age 47


Sky Sports reporter Fraser Robertson dies aged 47 (Picture: Sky Sports) Fraser Robertson, a Sky Sports News presenter, has died age 47  His death was confirmed by Sky Sports and David Tanner, a colleague at Sky, who shared: ‘I’m heartbroken that Fraser Robertson, my oldest pal in journalism, has died ’  Fraser is thought to have died from natural causes; he has left behind a wife and young daughter Fraser Robertson was remembered by former and current players(Picture: Brighton and Hove Albion/YouTube) ‘We met at Napier Uni as kids and grew up together at STV and Sky He’s always been there, always wearing that big grin,’ said David.  ‘A fine journalist with an eye for a story, never happier than when offering help to teammates: generously sharing his time, vast knowledge and ideas  ‘Fraz loved sport & TV, working in both gave him structure in life, especially after his comeback from major illness Advertisement Advertisement  ‘We’ve lost a lovely man. I can’t believe he’s gone and I’m so terribly sad for his family ’      Fraser was one of Sky Sport’s founding reporters, and had previously worked for STV  He regularly covered football, including the Republic of Ireland and manager Mick McCarthy said: ‘It’s very sad  ‘I really feel for his family. He was a great lad, I used to laugh with him because he used to always end his reports with that Sky Sports News line  ‘I always repeated it to him any time I saw him. It’s just very, very sad and my thoughts and prayers go out to his family ’  International player Clinton Morrison was among the former players on Twitter to pay tribute to the journalist  Morrison wrote: ‘Rip Fraser Robertson such sad news.  ‘I will remember all the good chats and the laughs we had with Ireland for sky sports you was a good man you will be sorely missed ’  Shay Given also shared his tributes on Twitter, writing: ‘Sorry to hear the news of the passing of @SkySportsNews presenter Fraser Robertson  ‘Did lots of interviews with him over the years (Great man) Way to young to pass, thoughts and prayers with his family and friends RIP ’ Advertisement Advertisement

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