SHAY’S SYMPATHY AFTER BODY OF IRISH FAN FOUND IN POLAND

first_imgIRELAND goalkeeper Shay Given has expressed his sympathy to the family of the Irish soccer fan whose body was recovered by police in Poland today.James Nolan, 21, an environmental engineering student from Blessington in Co Wicklow was last seen in the early hours of Sunday in Bydgoszcz, about 130km northeast of Poznan.He and his friends, who were travelling in a camper van, stopped in Bydgoszcz on their way back from Gdansk to Poznan when Mr Nolan became separated from the group. More than 100 Polish police officers spent four days searching for the Irishman, backed up with local volunteers including taxi drivers and Irish fans as well as members of Mr Nolan’s family.His body was identified this evening after being recovered from a river in the town, TVN24 in Poland reported.James is pictured above with his parent at his recent 21st birthday party.“It was so sad to hear about one of our fans James Nolan,” said Shay. “My thoughts and prayers are with his family and friends,” he added.  SHAY’S SYMPATHY AFTER BODY OF IRISH FAN FOUND IN POLAND was last modified: June 21st, 2012 by BrendaShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window) Tags:SHAY’S SYMPATHY AFTER BODY OF IRISH FAN FOUND IN POLANDlast_img read more