CELTIC players will wear yellow armbands at tomorrow’s game against
Aberdeen to mark the fourth birthday of Madeleine McCann, the little
girl who was abducted in Portugal last Thursday, May 3.
The club hopes that the gesture will help keep the focus on the
search for Madeleine. Celtic, where Madeleine's dad, Gerry, had
worked before moving to England, were asked to help by the little
A Celtic spokesperson said: “We were approached to wear the yellow
armbands and naturally we were very happy to agree to this.
Hopefully, this will keep the focus on the search for Madeleine.
"Clearly, the thoughts of everyone at the club are with Madeleine
and her family at this extremely diffificult time and, of course, we
are pleased to be able to offer any kind of help or comfort that we
The family of Madeleine McCann have already made an appeal through
the club, for help in the search to find her.
They have asked that, if anyone has any information about
Madeleine’s whereabouts, they should contact Crimestoppers on 0800
555 111 (UK).