Tributes have been paid after long-serving Irvine Victoria committee member Hughie McMillan passed away.

Well-kent Hugh passed away suddenly at his home on Wednesday this week.

The sad news of the life-long Irvine Vics fan's passing was announced by his beloved club on Thursday. 

Irvine Victoria FC said: "It is with great sadness the club has to inform you of the passing of Hugh (Hughie) McMillan suddenly at home on Wednesday, June 12.

"Hughie had been a committee member for over 15 years and a life-long supporter of the club. Hughie ran the line home and away for many years.

"Hughie was a very familiar face around Victoria Park and will be sadly missed by everyone at the club.

"Our sincere condolences go out to Hughie's family and friends at the Mure church at this sad time."