Tommy Ross, scorer of fastest hat-trick in football history
The scorer of the fastest hat-trick in football, Tommy Ross, has died aged 70.
The news was announced by one of his former Scottish football clubs.
Mr Ross holds the Guinness World Record after scoring three goals in 90 seconds while playing as an 18-year-old for Ross County against Nairn County in November 1964.
Inver-born Mr Ross also played for English clubs including Peterborough United, Wigan Athletic and York City, as well as Scottish side Brora Rangers.
News of his death was announced by Tain football club St Duthus, which he managed during the 1990s.
Mr Ross joined Ross County in 1961 at the age of 15, and scored his first goal for the club that same season.
He scored 44 goals during the 196465 season.
His form attracted attention from a number of clubs on both sides of the border, before he moved to Peterborough United in 1965.
He then played for York City, Wigan Athletic and Rossendale United before returning to Scotland to play for Brora Rangers in the 1970s.
He then got involved in coaching, and took the reigns of Tain St Duthus for several seasons in the mid ’90s.