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Tributes have been paid to a young islander who died on New Year’s Day.

Jordan Macleod who hailed from Stornoway was a talented footballer who turned out for Carloway FC last season. He had also played for Stornoway United juniors.

Friends said he was a popular youth, friendly and always smiling.

On their Facebook page Stornoway United said: “It’s hard to express how deeply sad we all feel for the passing our friend Jordan Macleod.

“Jordy was always a team player when he with us at junior level.

“He always played with a shining smile on his face and we were very proud to have him play alongside us.

“Our heartfelt condolences go out to his family and can only hope that a little ease can come from knowing how highly thought of Jordy was by us all. Keep shining, Jordy.”

A tribute on Carloway FC’s website said: “Everyone at Carloway Football Club would like to express their condolences to the family and friends of Jordan Macleod following his sad passing.

“Jordan made a massive impact in his time with Carloway and a big contribution towards the club’s league title success.

“His personality, commitment and ability shone through and players, management and fans all took the wee man to heart.

“The reaction of the players and crowd when he scored his first goal for the club up in Ness said everything about how we felt about him. Rest in peace wee Jordy.”

Tributes paid following death of talented young footballer

3 January 2018