It is with immense sadness that we announce the passing of our wonderful friend Paul Jain, aka Mr Fixit, at the age of 55. 

Paul took ill at home on Saturday and was taken to Queen Elizabeth University Hospital where he was cared for by the fabulous staff in the intensive care unit.

Unfortunately his condition was inoperable and he passed away peacefully on Thursday night with his family by his bedside.

Paul was our leader here at MrFixitsTips and we will miss him greatly.

We are truly heartbroken.

Over a 10-year period Paul cultivated a vibrant, active community that drew in people from all over the world. The outpouring of well wishes for him this week has been overwhelming and a testament to his popularity.

Most people on this site never had the pleasure of meeting Paul in person but those who did will assure you that he was every bit as funny, humble, patient and kind-hearted in real life as his online persona.

Even in death Paul had hoped to give life to others through the planned donation of his lungs and kidneys for transplant but unfortunately in the end this wasn’t possible.

Paul was a gentle soul who took everything in his stride with grace, good humour and humility. He was immensely talented, hugely respected within the betting industry and will be completely irreplaceable.

Paul will also be sorely missed by his friends and colleagues at the Daily Record where he worked for almost 30 years on the sports desk. He was a regular fixture in the paper, under the guise of Mr Fixit, in his ever-popular betting column.

Every Friday he would take in a hamper of snacks to share with his colleagues, summing up once more his huge generosity of spirit.

He loved the company of his friends, whether it was over a beer, a chat on the phone or a chance encounter and will leave a huge gap in the lives of those who knew him.

Paul had many passions in life: his beloved Clydebank FC, beating the bookies, a round of golf, a good pun and the occasional Leffe Ruby but none came close to his family, on whom he doted and loved deeply.

Above all of Paul’s qualities he was a devoted and loving husband and father. Our thoughts and prayers are with his wife Linda, daughter Katy, son James and his extended family at this difficult time.

Rest in peace Mr Fixit – you were the best!

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We will announce a fund-raising initiative in Paul's memory in the next couple of days to support some worthwhile causes that were close to Paul's heart.

Updated: If you'd like to donate please read about The Bubble Foundation and St Margaret of Scotland Hospice and how to donate here.

363 Comments
  1. The Viking 11 months ago

    God bless

    • tamara1345 10 months ago

      Terrible

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  2. ian h. 11 months ago

    Terrible news my thoughts and prayers with Paul’s family and friends at this sad time. Guy was a legend !!!

  3. acsafc 11 months ago

    What a dreadful way to start the weekend worst possible news. Paul was always very kind to me on here it’s not going to be the same without him seemed like a wonderful bloke who was respected by all RIP Paul.

  4. desmond 11 months ago

    Awful awful news. A great friend of mine for nearly 50 years. You will always be in my thoughts. REST IN PEACE PAUL

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    • acsafc 11 months ago

      Sorry for you loss Desmond we are all devastated and most have never met Paul, must be heartbreaking for you my thoughts are with you too.

    • GregBrowning 11 months ago

      Thoughts with youn Alan on this sad day x

    • Jakarariw 11 months ago

      Sorry Desmond…50yrs is a long time you must have grown up with him we feel your pain
      Rip

  5. GregBrowning 11 months ago

    Absolutely heartbreaking – thoughts go to his wife and kids and all that knew him. 😢

    Gone but will never be forgotten

    Rest easy Mr F ❤️

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  6. williams1993 11 months ago

    Very sorry to hear – my thoughts are with all those who knew him.

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  7. Kenji 11 months ago

    Rest in peace Mr. Fix! 😢 Thanks everything. A guy from Hungary.

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  8. maccathered 11 months ago

    Sad news indeed,Rest in peace MR F, Y.N.W.A.

  9. jfk 11 months ago

    This is awful awful news. Even though I haven’t spoken on here in ages, I still followed you on here and on twitter. You were a lovely man and so very patient with everyone, even if they were a beginner asking a million questions. I will always remember our chats and always remember you. From one of the originals on the original website. Fly high Paul. Your friend John.

  10. outlaw 11 months ago

    A wonderful tribute. You can sense his personality from the words written.
    Gone far too young.
    Condolences to family and friends
    Rest in Peace Paul

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  11. mr. orange 11 months ago

    Terrible news, rest in peace Mr. F.
    My condolences to all his family and friends

  12. jinx 11 months ago

    Wow thats awful, its not like i knew him but coming on here everyday i felt like i did, I hope this site will continue in his memory. R.I.P bigman 🙏

  13. sean567 11 months ago

    What a horrible way to start the festive season. despite never meeting you in person you were an almost daily fixture in my and many others lives and youll be sorely missed. RIP Paul.

    • Luke M 11 months ago

      Yeah I love the site and go on it every day. It massively enhances my enjoyment of sport. I felt I knew him too. Such a terrible, terrible shame.

  14. jono5000 11 months ago

    I never met the man but thru creating this forum he has done so much for me and many others. Gone way too young, condolences to all his friends and family. Fly high Paul. RIP Mr FIXIT 💔

  15. heartstopper22 11 months ago

    Absolutely terrible news.

    My condolences to his friends and family.

    Never met this man but I followed his tips on here religiously. Brought me a lot of joy. Sad day for the betting world.

  16. Asto85 11 months ago

    I’m devastated by this news. I was hoping so much that his immediate family had some good news to keep them feeling positive ( especially at this time of the year )
    R.I.P. Paul you were quite obviously one of the best. I didn’t know you beyond this site but I feel quite sick.

  17. drexciya 11 months ago

    Such sad news. Mr Fixit was the original tipster and he’s ran such a great site and community on here.

    Condolences to his family, this is a sad day. RIP

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  18. lukeparker96 11 months ago

    What awful news. My thoughts are with his family and friends at this horrific time. Will be strange not having his tips on the site as what he’s built here feels like an online family. RIP Mr Fixit

  19. chelseagirl 11 months ago

    Horrible news. Never met or knew you but you seemed to live life to the full and seemed to be a very dignified human being.Your family must be gutted and at the same time proud you were part of them. RIP Paul. x

  20. HullShaker 11 months ago

    From the banks of the Humber to the banks of the Clyde, I am sending all my love and thoughts to Paul’s family, friends and loved ones.

    May you rest in peace Gaffer, you will be sadly missed by so many 🙏

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  21. obi wan cannoli 11 months ago

    Absolute terrible news. Like many others, I’ve been checking in every day, hoping to read that he’d pulled through. My condolences to Paul’s family in this very difficult time.

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  22. Luke M 11 months ago

    Such a terrible shame. Thoughts and prayers are with his family. Rest in peace.

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  23. Kesilo 11 months ago

    This is horrible news. Rest in peace Mr Fixit. Thanks for all that you have contributed in this site.

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  24. sean ireland 11 months ago

    Absolutely devastated to see this news this morning, been a follower of your wonderful site for over a decade Mr F and my heartfelt condolences to your family and friends at this terrible time. You will always be fondly remembered by the thousands of people who have used your page down the years not only for your betting/sporting knowledge but for the fact that you created a community of strangers that helped each other in their quest to beat the bookmaker and in some ways became friends, you created that legacy Mr F and i for one thank you. Rest in peace big man and may God bless your family at this awful time.

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    • Luke M 11 months ago

      Yeah he has created a real community. There are complete strangers I feel I know really well!

  25. sam i am 11 months ago

    RIP Mr. F.
    Condolences to his family and friends.

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  26. MMITCH67 11 months ago

    As many have said a kind man and absolute institution for many people who like a bet at the weekend. Thoughts and prayers to his family what a tragic loss at such a young age. RIP Paul

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  27. cockerspaniel 11 months ago

    Truly tragic . R.I.P.

  28. liverpool572 11 months ago

    God bless Mr.F.

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  29. ianlinds03 11 months ago

    Rest in Peace Paul thank you so much for being simply you. A very sad loss.

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  30. kiplangat721 11 months ago

    So sad to hear his dead RIP in my dear friend dead has rob us agood friend

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  31. alex_mufc83 11 months ago

    Oh my God, can’t believe it…

    We have never met in person but just from speaking online it was obvious to all what a genuine and thoroughly nice guy Paul was. Has been a pleasure interacting on this great site for the past 5 years or so. He’s done so much for the community in his contributions to this site alone, and has enriched literally thousands of people’s lives all around the World. He always had time to help people. Top bloke.

    Such tragic news. I’m absolutely gutted. My thoughts are with his friends and family at this sad time.

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  32. scattercash 11 months ago

    So sad and awful news Paul created a family on this site heartbreaking thoughts and prayers with his family.

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  33. voiceofvalue 11 months ago

    Terrible terrible news.

    Rest in peace Mr F

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  34. Villaturk 11 months ago

    Awful, awful news, my condolences to his family. RIP Mr F.

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  35. grayer1967 11 months ago

    Wow!! Absolutely shocking news! Came across this site many years ago and been amazed at the size of the group on it. All day to one man R.I.P!!!

  36. davi1888 11 months ago

    Very sad news, RIP Mr Fixit.

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  37. wasclueless 11 months ago

    Such tragic sad news. Deepest condolences to Paul’s family. Rest in Peace Mr F.

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  38. chris guy 11 months ago

    I actually can’t believe what I’m waking up to read. I’m extremely saddened to hear of the passing of Paul. My thoughts and prayers are with his friends and family during this extremely difficult time. As a follower of his site from the very beginning, Paul brought a whole community together. Not only did he share tips and advice but he’ll also be remembered for bedding the bookies arm when punters voices were not heard in order to make the pay out after unfair decisions. I just can’t believe this at all. One thing for certain is that Mr Fixit (Paul) would have absolutely wanted this site to continue. I’m sure he’ll be keeping an eye on us all and will still be watching his beloved hankies from the heavens. God bless his family xx

  39. GigiKenzo 11 months ago

    Terrible news. Always enjoyed his humour on the site. Will be solely missed. Deepest condolences to his family and loved ones.
    RIP Paul

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  40. chris guy 11 months ago

    Don’t be forgetting his Leffe Blonde

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  41. skyfly 11 months ago

    Such sad sad news.
    I never met Paul but he has touched my life,by driving this wonderful forum and site, which I’ve been using for quite a few years now.

    My sincere condolences fo out to all that were close to Paul.
    RIP Paul

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  42. mwc777 11 months ago

    Tragic news. Rest well

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  43. busstop.2018 11 months ago

    So sad rest in peace MR F.

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  44. KevinMac 11 months ago

    Such devastating news, he will be a huge loss. I’ve had the pleasure of working with Paul for over a decade now and he was one of the warmest and most generous people I have ever met. I will always have fond and warm memories of him and my heart goes out to his family

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  45. cicero 11 months ago

    Have been an admiring follower on this site for many years so it is with great sadness that I learn of today’s tragic news.
    The man was such an ardent enthusiast and always fair in his commentary. Sincere and heartfelt condolences to Paul’s family.

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  46. oneoff 11 months ago

    Terrible news
    Condolences to Paul’s family and friends
    It’s the measure of the man, that someone alot on here never met, but we still feel pain in his passing.
    RIP Mr F

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  47. bosko 11 months ago

    Gutted for his family. RIP Mr Fixit

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  48. gengar1989 11 months ago

    This is heartbreaking just want to say for years I suffered with agoraphobia and deep depression and I come across this site near on 8 years ago betting gave me the feeling and emotion of hope and fun again and the community gave me somewhere to have some social interaction from that I’ve gone and got and held a job for 5 years and almost back to myself in no small part to this site and mrF I never meet you Paul but you had. Huge impact on my life I can’t express my gratitude and I want your family to know you did that for me without even knowing it you probably saved my life, rest in peace see you on the other side where hopefully I can shake ya hand and buy you a drink god bless.

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  49. bigwigg 11 months ago

    Devastating news , my thoughts are with Paul’s family and friends at this time.

    I have followed for the last decade and seen many people and tipsters come and go. Mr fixit will be the one none of us can replace. A truly kind , patient and knowledgeable guy. This community is one part of the legacy he leaves. He will always be remembered, rest easy Paul.

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  50. ahmich 11 months ago

    RIP Mr F. Condolences go out to his family friends and all that are close to him. Gone with a tremendous legacy left behind him.

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  51. jamesywill 11 months ago

    😞

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  52. bluemooner1894 11 months ago

    Just checking into the site, like I have done everyday, for the last 8 years or so , & to read this headline is absolutely terrible news 😥
    Like a lot of other people on here, I nvr knew Mr F personally, but felt like we did, with his statements like ” Right, enough chat, I’m away to walk the Dug” !!! You’ll be sadly missed by everyone Paul, Rest easy 💔

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  53. suarez96 11 months ago

    So sorry to hear of Paul’s passing. I never met the man in person, but it’s a testimony to his character that I felt I’d known him personally. You will be sorely missed Paul.
    Rest in eternal peace.

  54. mr boofle 11 months ago

    Awful news to wake up to. Deepest condolences to Paul’s family. He produced a very good site. Came across as a really sincere man. Rest in peace Paul.

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  55. rapstar 11 months ago

    Rest in peace Paul, condolence to the family

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  56. Chrisonline4 11 months ago

    Rest in peace Paul, condolence to the family

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  57. andymac1980 11 months ago

    Such sad news and will be a massive loss to this community. RIP Mr F (Paul) and love to his family and friends 💚

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  58. fraser51 11 months ago

    Terrible news, only 55 years old. Rest easy Mr Fixit.

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  59. bounty punter 11 months ago

    Having worked with Paul for almost twenty years I can echo the sentiments of this beautifully written post.
    Mr F was one of the kindest, most generous people I’ve met and truly made a mark on all who had the pleasure to meet and work with him.
    He took great pleasure in helping people, especially when it came to turning the bookies over and he’ll be sorely missed.
    I’ll even miss him telling me about the Bankies!

    RIP FIXIT 💔 GONE, BUT NEVER FORGOTTEN

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  60. Damian7 11 months ago

    Thank you for creating this wonderful forum and teaching me how to stay disciplined,without your knowledge I wouldn’t be who I am today,your attitude was always positive and you never sided with anyone,a lovely person

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  61. murphb 11 months ago

    RIP Mr Fixit

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  62. alextosh 11 months ago

    so sad rip mr fixit

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  63. darran2015 11 months ago

    Prayers for Mr f and his family a man with great knowledge and sense, in our thoughts gbnf big man

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  64. raoul duke 11 months ago

    Very sad news, RIP Mr Fixit 🙏

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  65. billybigbaws 11 months ago

    Terrible news, rest in peace Mr Fixit

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  66. stagger 11 months ago

    So sad. Paul will be much missed on here. It doesn’t seem real.
    Best wishes to his family and friends for strength to come to terms with this sad passing.
    Thanks, MrFixit, for all your work and good times on here and you will always be remembered with the utmost fondness x

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  67. swedes n tertas 11 months ago

    Awful Awful news, RIP Paul and deepest condolances to the family.

  68. slim 11 months ago

    One of the good guys taken too soon! RIP Paul

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  69. rjb 11 months ago

    RIP Paul you will be a massive loss to all who knew you personally or thru your betting forums. I hope the family stay strong and insert them my thoughts and prayers

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  70. craneguy 11 months ago

    What can one say at a time like this, words are never enough. All I can think of is thoughts are with the family at this difficult time.

    I can’t profess to have known Paul personally but have met him on a few occasions in the past, once at a St. Mirren v Clydebank game and a couple of times in pubs in “the toon” and fully concur with others comments that Paul was a very decent human being.

    Perhaps we should all take time to reflect on that we are only passing through here and to make good of the time we have. One quote that my dearly departed mother always used that gives me comfort when I think of her is. “the man upstairs made plenty of time, all we ask from him is our share of it”

    Rest in Peace Paul

    That’s all, Gordon

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  71. greenpesto 11 months ago

    I’m terribly sorry to hear of his passing,
    loved reading his columns, he had such a grá for life.
    Deepest condolences to the family, RIP Paul.

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  72. whaler 11 months ago

    Devastating news. As an infrequent poster but regular follower, the site has given me so much insight and guidance, all thanks to the hard work and dedication that Paul invested into helping others like me.

    Rest in peace Mr F, thoughts and condolences to your family & friends ❤️

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  73. tonys 11 months ago

    This is really sad news. I used to really enjoy reading his insights.

    RIP Paul and thoughts and condolences to your nearest and dearest.

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    • dudush 11 months ago

      such a kind man,,he had a massive dose of humility..he could take the trouble to explain such small terms like tgls,,’team goals’..rest easy Paul..

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  74. adriang 11 months ago

    RIP Paul my condolences to your family and friends, I’d also like to thank you for building a great forum where everyone is welcome to share their thoughts on betting. You will be sorely missed.

  75. Jayell61 11 months ago

    Very sad news. Hopefully this site will be part of his legacy.

    Puts things into perspective. RIP Paul

  76. hombre3000 11 months ago

    Such sad news! My thoughts and condolences with all of Paul’s friends abs families. A big thank you to him for this site over the last few years. You will be sorely missed! RIP

  77. tinmantim 11 months ago

    Terrible news rip Paul aka Mr fixit , thoughts with your family

  78. andy 11 months ago

    Tragic news. Sleep well Mr Fixit.

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  79. mahommie29 11 months ago

    Received this news with shock and devastation. I am humbled by the fact that he lived a good life and always offered a helping hand to those in need. My prayers and thoughts are with his family and close friends. May his soul rest in perfect peace. Amen.

  80. lossie jim 11 months ago

    Absolutely gutted to wake up in the North East of Scotland this morning to hear this sad news, my thoughts are with Paul’s family and friends today.

    This website is a fantastic legacy to the man who is Mr Fixit, thousands of members, many who have been here for years and I have been proud to be part of the community. Paul was a fair man, not frightened to give anyone on the site a”wrap on the knuckles ” if you crossed a line, no matter if you were a regular or a newcomer, of which I fell foul of myself once several years back.

    I never met Paul, but feel I knew him like a mate, you will be sorely missed and may you rest in peace.

  81. thehawk 11 months ago

    Long time follower very sad to be reading this news this morning.Thoughts with the family and friends. R.I.P Paul Jain (Mr Fixit)

  82. robertc 11 months ago

    Awful awful news, best wishes and deepest sympathies to Paul’s family

  83. kf 11 months ago

    Such sad news, rest in peace Paul
    My condolences to all his family and friends

  84. yungkingz 11 months ago

    Rest In Peace to Paul aka Mr Fixit terrible start to weekend and more bad news for 2020. I genuinely cannot believe it i check the site today to find out hes no longer with us. But now thoughts are with this family and hope the community on here pulls together and keeps his work going.

  85. Alves 11 months ago

    RIP Brother

  86. Jakonyango 11 months ago

    So sad indeed, RIP my friend

  87. tipseebone 11 months ago

    This just ruin my friday; sad to hear, to the family of Mrfixit please accept my kind condolence in this difficult time.🙏 I’m so sorry.

  88. laskillful 11 months ago

    This site won’t be the same, I dunno what to say. Will miss you so much Paul, feels like I know you personally… for the past 6years reading your articles and insights… it’s really sad, really. Rest on Paul

  89. radu 11 months ago

    I would also like to offer my sincere condolences to the family. R.I.P. Mr. F 🎩

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  90. smoothsailor 11 months ago

    Deepest condolences to Mr Fixits family and loved ones. Such devastating news. Rest in peace.

  91. Zuggi 11 months ago

    RIP MR. Fixit. I am so saddened by the passing of another Legend. Although we never met you were a mentor to a novice like me. Your ‘Masterclass’ lessons were invaluable and you always took the time to answer any questions and to chat. May God grant you eternal peace – you are now in a better place. My deepest condolences to your family.

  92. fireman123 11 months ago

    RIP Mr F,such a sad loss,condolences to all the family,you will be sorely missed!

  93. tkhan21 11 months ago

    Very sad and tragic news. My deepest condolences to all your friends and family. RIP old friend 😢

  94. jim d 11 months ago

    Didn’t know you Mr F, not even a commenter really but logged onto the site every day for years and have gained such valuable information and advice for yourself and other regular posters. Taken way too young! Place won’t be the same again.

  95. grantheaney 11 months ago

    Legend is a word overused these days but Mr Fixit is a legend in the sports betting industry.

    I’m honoured to have been apart of Mr Fixit’s team – he was my inspiration to take up sports betting writing.

    Besides being a legend as a professional, Paul was a funny, generous and kind person. He was so talented and he always took the time to give me advice.

    He truly was a gentle giant, and one of the nicest guys I’ve ever met.

    Heartfelt condolences to his family

    Rest in Peace Paul x

  96. jamesylfc 11 months ago

    Gutted to hear this, I honestly am.
    My thoughts are with his family ❤
    Rest in peace Paul.

  97. jetbee 11 months ago

    Absolutely devasted by this tragic news! Feel so sad and empty 😢😢 never met Paul in person but knew him through this site for years… have a feeling that lost a very good friend. 😒
    Sincere condolences to the family and everyone in this community.
    Rest in Peace dear friend.

  98. youngie 11 months ago

    Am shocked and saddened to hear this. RIP Mr Fixit! Absolutely terrible news. Condolences to his family.

  99. Sammyt1000 11 months ago

    Very sad news, my thoughts and best wishes are with his family and friends at this time. Rest In Peace Paul

  100. Horses ass 11 months ago

    Very very sad news the man was an icon..
    “They lived and laughed and loved and left “
    James Joyce .
    What more despair has 2002 got to offer ??

  101. Horses ass 11 months ago

    2020 even

  102. dolky69 11 months ago

    o my God so sad wat a lovely man it’s bought me to tears
    rip .xxx

  103. The Brain 11 months ago

    Absolutely Shocking and sad news, my condolences to Pauls family and friends.
    RIP Mr.Fixit

  104. old al 11 months ago

    Although I never met Paul I class him as a friend and a mentor. In the early days on the site he taught me (and anyone who wanted to listen) how to enjoy a bet and make the experience more profitable with his points system, different bets, covers and general advice, things which we all take for granted nowadays, he’s helped me and others out with “bookie problems” in the past and seemed to give his time freely to help others who didn’t have his clout. We’ve lost one of the genuine good guys and will be sadly missed. I know how I feel at the moment so I can only guess what it is like for Paul’s family and close friends but please accept my sincere condolences. Goodbye big man.

  105. The Caddy 11 months ago

    Absolutely devastated to hear the news about Mr Fixit .Its been an absolute honour and privilege to write for your amazing website that you created ,with so many dedicated followers . My thoughts are with you and your family . R.I.P Paul 🙏 God Bless .

  106. pgkelly 11 months ago

    Really sad day. RIP Paul.

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  107. barrygadgey 11 months ago

    Condolences to his loved ones. God bless mr fixit!

  108. maverick 11 months ago

    Absolutely gutted to hear this news thoughts go out to his family 😪

  109. dc john boy 11 months ago

    Just awful news & can’t believe it.

    Mr fixit was a genuinely nice guy & had a lot of time for everyone on here

    RIP Paul

    All of our thoughts with his family at this awful time

  110. eddysmart1989 11 months ago

    MISS YOU MR FIX IT

  111. Dawotdavid 11 months ago

    Condolences to his family and friends RIP MR FIX IT

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  112. sasaharv62 11 months ago

    RIP Paul.God Bless

  113. NYCSC67 11 months ago

    Terrible sad news on Mr F passing .
    It is testimony to your good nature and kindness that you will be missed by all.
    I will miss waking up every morning and checking your column first thing , it started my day off perfect.
    You will be sorely missed.
    Condolences to his family and friends

  114. mcleish 11 months ago

    RIP MR F

  115. Rodders 11 months ago

    So sad, I’m deeply shocked. I’ve been coming on this site for years and don’t post much but read all the great tips before placing my coupon. Mr Fixit and his super single or Gregg and his goals bets. There’s also other fantastic contributors on this site.
    I’m from Clydebank aswell.

    Rip Mr Fixit you will never be forgotten.

  116. ejike 11 months ago

    Rest In Peace mrfixit.

  117. st20016 11 months ago

    Such sad news. Rest in peace Mr Fixit. You will be sadly missed.
    Condolences to his family and friends

  118. gamblino 11 months ago

    Rest in Peace MrFixit.
    Condolences to his family and friends.

  119. evens knievens 11 months ago

    My most heartfelt sympathies to Paul’s family and friends at such a horrible time.

    Like many on here, I never met the man but it kind of felt like I knew him after reading his words for the last 9 or 10 years.

    He created this great community of random strangers with common ground: a passion for football and the urge to making it that bit more interesting by sticking it to The Man (in this case the bookies).

    May you rest in peace big fella and long may this fine community of kindred spirits you’ve created prosper.

  120. johnspark 11 months ago

    RIP Paul

  121. meadway 11 months ago

    I am shocked. Condolences to all of his family and friends. RIP Mr.F

  122. bixieupnorth 11 months ago

    truly awful news, RIP mr fixit

  123. tushargazi 11 months ago

    Rest in peace legend

  124. shah 11 months ago

    Really sad news, my thoughts and prayers go out to his family
    R.I.P Paul

  125. pechybet 11 months ago

    Rip Mr Fixit, surely you will be greatly missed.

  126. lifebhoy 11 months ago

    Having been on this site for a number of years,i had the pleasure of meetig Paul in June 2018
    Gutted to hear of his sad passing.Deepest condolences to his family anf friends.
    Rest in Peace Mr Fixit.

  127. cottweiler 11 months ago

    Terrible news, condolences to all his family and friends. RIP Mrf. Cottweiler

  128. BaDkO 11 months ago

    Rest in peace, Paul!
    Condolences to his family and many friends!
    I’ve only been following the site for a year but it means a lot to me.
    Thanks, Mr Fixit!

  129. imitationleather 11 months ago

    I’m very sad to hear this. Paul always came across as a lovely guy.

    My condolences to his friends and family.

  130. Haggisgolf 11 months ago

    Want to join with the rest of the community on here in paying my condolences to Paul’s family and loved ones. He brought so many of us together in this virtual world long before Covid. We owe Paul a great deal of gratitude for the fun way that he engaged with us in our shared passion. MR Fixit RIP

  131. wireflyer 11 months ago

    Awful news. Mr F has spent so long creating a great community on here and it’s shocking to see that headline as the page opens up.

    Even more devastating when it comes out of the blue the way it did.

    I’m certain we will all let your legacy will live on though the page.

    Rest in peace big man x

  132. uncle pom 11 months ago

    Terrible new to hear .
    My heart goes out to the family.
    I was here from the very beginning before John B had the racing thread . So I’d like to saying thank you mr f for such a great job. And for giving me a community like this where I could share my tips .

    RIP

    • insider 10 months ago

      weird flex

  133. Anthonybims365 11 months ago

    Rip Paul

  134. MrMakaveli 11 months ago

    RIP Paul…..Thanks for all the work you did.

  135. gunner 11 months ago

    Very sad news. Rest in Peace Mr F

  136. Dandydonsfan 11 months ago

    Really sorry to hear this news. All the best to Mr Fixit/Paul’s family and friends. As others have mentioned, I came here for betting tips, but ended up feeling like I knew Paul a bit due to his friendly and personable style. An excellent tipster and journalist!

  137. jimmybrownsauce 11 months ago

    Deeply saddened by the terrible news…
    Thoughts are with his family ❤
    R.I.P Paul

  138. riddor 11 months ago

    Tragic news, RIP Paul and condolences to all your family and friends

  139. walebliss 11 months ago

    So sad. May his gentle soul rest in perfect peace .

  140. Ghapmaster 11 months ago

    R.I.P – Paul x x

  141. MJ88 11 months ago

    Shocked to see the terrible news that Mr Fixit has passed. May he rest in peace. Condolences to his family and friends.

  142. Zerocool 11 months ago

    Rest in peace MR F. Thank you for everything.

  143. sb162002 11 months ago

    So sad , crap end to a crap year , thoughts with all family and friends of Paul

  144. adam c 11 months ago

    I am not sure I can add anything that hasn’t been said but it was so sad to see this message come up on the forum. Mr F came across as a kind, patient and fair man, always willing to offer advice to all. It is the mark of the man that so many people, from good friends to strangers, have taken the time to comment on here and social media. Sir you came across a gentleman and my heart goes out to your family and friends (and the dug). Rest in peace and thanks for your kindness and dedication.

  145. New123 11 months ago

    Where Paul is going now there will be no social distancing. There will be a big crowd waiting to greet him in heaven with hugs and kisses.

  146. TheMaster 11 months ago

    Awful news. Know Paul was really well thought of at the Record too. Way too young, dreadful.

  147. insider 11 months ago

    such shocking sudden news, had little interaction but seemed like a very fair man and much more given all the tributes he is receiving. seemed to have many passions and lived doing what he loved, now may he rest in peace.

  148. crofty 11 months ago

    RIP Paul like so many others have commented I never had the opportunity to meet Mr F but having been coming on here for the past 6/7 years I felt he was a friend from having interaction with him and the site. I’m not a big poster but I’ve learnt so much about staking and betting from him and many others on the site.
    Condolences to his family and close friends hopefully seeing how people felt about the main man on this site will give them some small comfort.

  149. Kevinmanson2 11 months ago

    Shockingly sad news abt mr fixit, what a shame, will be sadly missed prayers and thoughts for the family rip

  150. dj76 11 months ago

    Absolutely devastating news to hear about mr f’s passing i have been an avid follower of this site for over a decade now and like thousands of others on here i looked up to the man as a betting guru who was always friendly,patient and extremely helpful when giving out advice i will especially miss reading his humorous write ups everyday as it made me feel like in some small way that i had got to know him just a little bit he will be greatly missed and i would like to offer my deepest condolences to his family and friends at this tragic time.

  151. bradgate3516 11 months ago

    R I P PAUL AKA MR FIXIT it is heartbroken to here this sad news having lost my mother a couple of months i a go t is very upsetting stay safe BYE

  152. craigyboy 11 months ago

    Absolutely devastating news! No age at all! Love and Best Wishes to his family!

    RIP Paul

  153. nflfan 11 months ago

    Deepest condolences to Paul’s family friends and colleagues
    Like many on here never met him but felt through this site I knew him
    So sad
    God bless Paul RIP x

  154. oladat 11 months ago

    Very sad, sad news.I can’t describe how I feel right now! Although I’ve never met Paul, and I rarely comment on the site. But this site has been a part of me for more than three years. Wether I bet or not, I still come on the site to see the tips and read the comments. So, it feels like I know Mrfixit personally. I rarely cry when I lost someone, but when I read this sad news, I shed a year! May his wife and children have the strength to bear this loss.Rest in peace Paul.

  155. Torr 11 months ago

    Very sad news. RIP

  156. trigboon 11 months ago

    Truly terrible news. Have been on here almost daily for a number of years now and you do feel like you know the man through reading his updates. He’ll be sorely missed here. Thoughts are with his family.

  157. boardtaff 11 months ago

    RIP Mr Fix it
    Thoughts and prayers with you and your family

  158. Tommo 11 months ago

    Rest in peace Mr Fixit

  159. topbuzzer 11 months ago

    Rest in peace Paul, my condolences to his friends and family. Read his page every morning for the last 5 years very very sad will be truly missed.

  160. elvis parsley 11 months ago

    I feel devastated by this news, same age as myself, far too young to be taken away from his family and friends.
    Obliviously I never met him but in some way I feel I’ve lost a family member.
    I’ve been posting here not far from the sites inception and in all honesty I’ve never heard him disrespect anyone without provocation.
    Struck me as the type who would have your back in any situation once you got to know him.
    A kind, gentle giant of a man by all accounts and I will miss him greatly.
    R.I.P. my friend ♥️

  161. rovers44 11 months ago

    Top tipster be following for a long time rest in peace

  162. waynerafferty 11 months ago

    Such sad news r.i.p Paul mr fixit absolute legend condolences to family & friends at this awful time

  163. dazzyy 11 months ago

    Such sad ,sad news.
    Devastating news to hear this.
    Condolences to his family,friends and colleagues.
    RIP Paul (Mr FIx it).
    God bless…

  164. mclachlan4797 11 months ago

    Never met Mr F however have followed his tips for ten years . He came across as one of life’s good guys and I expect he has many friends who will be mourning his passing . Thoughts with the family at this sad time

  165. cm3west 11 months ago

    so sad RIP Mr fixit

  166. richardo987 11 months ago

    Mr. Paul may God make you rest in eternal peace untill we meet again.
    My heart felt condolences to your family members and friends.

  167. herbie 11 months ago

    Really sorry to hear this news, I send my condolences to all his family and friends.

  168. Waggy1970 11 months ago

    A sad day. Thankyou so much for sharing your knowledge here Mr F. So many winning occasions that are now life time memorable occasions. Can I make a suggestion that we donate a percentage of our next winning tip from the site to Mr F’s family or a charity of there choice. Just a suggestion. Let’s see if anyone in admin can pick up on it please. I for one will donate all of my winnings from my next bet as a token of appreciation however I suppose its down to individuals. Like I said….. Just an idea.

    RIP BIGMAN

  169. SteveTheBlue 11 months ago

    Very sad news, Rest In Peace

  170. amichell 11 months ago

    So sad
    RIP Mr F

  171. Doyle 11 months ago

    Logged in just to see if he is recovered and shocked by the terrible news. Even though I have never met him, it was not difficult to understand over the years how decent and humble person he was.

    Rest in peace Mr F, respects from Turkey!

  172. jimbojack 11 months ago

    Very Very sad news my thoughts are with the family at this terrible time. R.I.P. Paul.

  173. baldy45 11 months ago

    Just can’t believe this news. really shocking. I’ve been following his tips for years on here and in the DR before that. Never met him but like many, felt like I knew him all the same. A great tipster, built an amazing community on here, and was always a complete gentleman.
    You will be a massive loss.

    Rest in Peace Paul and my sincere condolences to his family.

  174. steve 11 months ago

    Shocked at the terrible news RIP Paul we will never forget you from your racing and football family at Cheltenham a true gent god bless

  175. gaz1105 11 months ago

    RIP mr fix it, like many on here we never met but feel lost today hearing the news.

    Great community and would love to donate to the causes close to him when the details are posted

  176. Ghapmaster 11 months ago

    They seem fine now – Thanks. RIP – PAUL you will be missed x x

  177. sean ireland 11 months ago

    The amount of comments on this thread is testament to the man himself who was followed and respected by so many not only from his native Scotland & England .Ireland and Wales but he had a community that seemed to have stretched across the globe judging by this thread. Going to miss reading his posts on a Saturday morning his SuperSingle and treble picks which have been a fixture i have enjoyed for well over a decade each Saturday with my morning cuppa and your posts that often ended with the remark ”Off now to walk the dug before heading to watch the game at the Bankies”, thankyou sincerely Mr F you touched more people than you realized. God Bless.

    • mquigley856@gmail.com 11 months ago

      My thoughts exactly Sean. Always checked the tips on a Friday and first thing every Saturday morning for the last 9 or 10 years. Writing them down on the back of my football sheet. Still can’t believe he won’t be there with tomorrow’s tips. Like everyone im still in shock. Well said again Sean.

  178. lonhro 11 months ago

    Terrible news. Clearly loved by many. Thoughts are with Paul’s family. RIP.

  179. bog.1982 11 months ago

    Sincere condoleacences to family and friends of Mr F , all seems unreal. Never met Paul but feels like i’ve known him for a long time through his words. May God rest his soul.

  180. ged72 11 months ago

    Saddened by this news. RIP Mr Dixit.

    • ged72 11 months ago

      Sorry. Mr Fixit.

  181. Jtw1 11 months ago

    Shocked and saddened by this terrible news .
    RIP Paul…😢

  182. skelmr2 11 months ago

    RIP mr fix it ,God bless ☹️

  183. kabed 11 months ago

    Since the news broke a few days back, it was clear that Paul’s condition was serious. As a result, many of us feared this would happen but hoped and prayed that it wouldn’t. Now that it has, the sense of sadness and shock across the orbit of Paul’s influence has been immense, and I am so very sorry that such an ebullient character is no longer with us.

    My very best wishes and condolences to all who knew him well, his friends, and of course his close family; particularly his dear wife and two children.

    May God bless you all at this crushingly sad time.

    Rest in peace Paul.

  184. liverpoolteam 11 months ago

    I am Absolutely devastated to hear the news about mr f’s passing.Your going to be missed. May his soul R.i.P

  185. heisenberg 11 months ago

    Rest in peace Paul.
    X

  186. duck57 11 months ago

    Not been on site since the Masters. Looking after my seriously ill wife. Thought I’ll see what Mr F is up to. I had absolutely no idea he had taken ill. My stomach churned when I read headline, like most didn’t know him but felt like we were friends. Exchanged many emails about football and golf.
    2020 started badly and is going to finish even worse. My condolences to his family and close friends.
    I’m privileged to have sort of known him.
    RIP

  187. tommo1967 11 months ago

    Thoughts with family god bless you all RIP Paul

  188. spursman 11 months ago

    R.I.P Mr F…..to each and every one of us you were and are a legend, you gave us all a place to come and share tips and have the craic with each other, we are all saddened and shocked at your passing.

    Condolences to his family, friends and work colleagues

  189. theuht 11 months ago

    This is terrible news.

    It’s clear from all of the comments that so many of us here loved the site that Paul built, and by extension, we all developed a great liking for the man himself.

    I will always be grateful for access to so much sound advice in such a well-moderated forum, as well as the opportunity to share my own thoughts with such a splendid community.

    Thank you so much, Paul. Heattfelt thoughts to your family.

    Andrew

  190. Jakarariw 11 months ago

    May the Whole mighty give his family and loved ones strength and may he Rest in eternal peace…and we hope and pray he will be with us in spirit always

  191. kingdingaling 11 months ago

    Terrible news – never met him in person but felt I knew his character and he was certainly one of the ‘good guys’

    Will miss him in many ways

    RIP

  192. mquigley856@gmail.com 11 months ago

    Just checked in to see how Paul, Mr Fixit was doing. Can’t believe what I have just read. Been following Paul probably since the beginning. He came across a kind man who was good with words especially when someone needed advice or just a ticking off. Many a bet I got up because of his tips. I am truly gutted at his passing and my thoughts and prayers are with his wife and family at this sad time. Thanks for the memories. You’ll Never Walk Alone “Mr Fixit”. Micky from Derry.

  193. lucky eddie 11 months ago

    So sorry to read about this sad news. Rest in Peace.

  194. woody 11 months ago

    Terrible news. Thank you for everything. Also this may be a point for some people to consider their gambling habits. Mrfixit was a generous man, not a magician,he was here to help not to guarantee winners. There is a lot of people here betting every day with no idea about the teams they are betting on, have a think before betting, Paul u taught me that around 8 years ago, thank you so much u probably saved my life because at the time I was betting on every footie match going. Best wishes to your family. Rest in peace.

  195. Long_time_follower 11 months ago

    Very sad news this. Rest in peace Mr F. My thoughts and prayers are with his family and loved ones. Gone but not forgotten. :(

  196. bertie 11 months ago

    Just checked into the site to see how Paul was doing terrible news very sad my condolences go to to his family will be much missed . Rest in peace

  197. tomdalek 11 months ago

    So sorry to hear this sad news today. Paul has been a great inspiration. RIP Mr Fixit

  198. smoothsailor 11 months ago

    Back in the day I used to look forward to reading in the daily record what mr fixits bonkers bet was. He had his fair share of success too. Great memories.

  199. kpoothegreatest 11 months ago

    I hqve been on this site for around 4 years and I have always felt like I personally kbew Mr. F… RIP big man

  200. chirry 11 months ago

    Sad news, had a look in on the site most days over the years, thoughts with all the family

  201. skoosh26 11 months ago

    Such sad news. Really gutted when I read this today. Never knew Paul personally but followed him since day 1 and had some interactions with him throughout the years, always came across a s a genuine and helpful guy. Done a few write ups for the site of which he was very encouraging and always said not to worry about picking a loser. A great man of which the comments on this site are testament of and will be sadly missed by all. My thoughts and prayers go to his family and friends at this terrible time. God Bless Mr. Fixit and Rest in peace

  202. cc 11 months ago

    Walk on with hope in your heart and don’t be afraid of the dark.At the end of a storm there’s a golden sky and sweet silver sound of a lark
    You’ll never walk one Mr F

  203. interyernan 11 months ago

    Rest in peace Mr Fixit. Probably been 5 years since I found his site and never looked back.
    Thoughts and prayers with his family.

  204. GregBrowning 11 months ago

    Have taken some time to read through all the comments about our dear friend on here and on Social media and it’s incredible to see just how many people have been touched by the tragic news

    He’s going to be sorely missed 😢

    • Emmaews 11 months ago

      No words 😶 rest in peace mr fixit xx

    • sean567 11 months ago

      Done the same during the day whenever I could. It will be heartwarming for those closest to him to see how many people’s lives from all corners of the globe he touched on a daily basis and I hope they can take some comfort from that.

    • jim burnside 11 months ago

      Lovely words Greg am sure you are absolutely gutted as I know through this site you and Mr f had become great friends mate.

  205. billybower 11 months ago

    Awful shocking news about Mr F, I always think it’s so cruel losing family at Xmas

  206. Folklore 11 months ago

    Rest In Peace Mr.FIXIT
    Condolences to His family, I hope they have the chance to read through this and see the outpouring of love and show of respect a lot more had for Him, He will truly be missed.

  207. wiggle 11 months ago

    Devastating news RIP

  208. anasewhiz 11 months ago

    Sooo sorry.. *crying*

    God give his family strength…

  209. anasewhiz 11 months ago

    RIP Paul..

  210. mjedl 11 months ago

    My condolences to Paul’s family, RIP Paul you will be missed.

  211. Slimster1984 11 months ago

    Heartbreaking 😔😔
    My thoughts are with all his family and friends right now 💕 rest easy big man 😇💪🏻

  212. Smiler 11 months ago

    Can’t believe it,I kept checking in hoping to see the headlines,”mr.fixit “back on the mend, I’ve been following this site with mr.fixit from the start, he certainly was a good referee throughout the years with some of the characters that were on hear, that guy Tony who came on after a few sherbets!! Think mr fixit had a quiet chuckle with some of the comments then knew when to step in 😀
    Thinking of you Paul and your family RIP buddy,

  213. alex. walker 11 months ago

    RIP. PAUL. YOU WILL BE SADLY MISSED.
    YNWA.

  214. jim burnside 11 months ago

    I am absolutely gutted to be reading this I only ever spoke to him on this site but have followed him for years and he was an absolute gentleman I’m heartbroken for his wife and kids this is such tragic news.may you rest in peace Mr f you will be sorely missed.xxx

  215. steviepk2704 11 months ago

    RIP Mr Fixit. i enjoyed many weekends reading your column in the Daily Record.

  216. gillzy 11 months ago

    Rip paul, condolences to his family. A huge credit for a wonderful site that I have followed for 8 years. God bless

  217. fishcake 11 months ago

    Did not see that coming.
    Rest in peace Paul
    God bless

  218. hairyheid 11 months ago

    Incredibly sad and devastating news.
    He’s been a firm fixture for so many between the daily record and this website and will leave a real void in so many of our day-to-day and week-to-week lives.
    However, first and foremost, my thoughts and deepest sympathy are extended to his family.
    Rest easy Paul.

  219. ozcjfc 11 months ago

    Devasting news. Got to know Paul well when I did the specials for William Hill. Always kept in touch since then

    Thinking of his family at this time

  220. radical 11 months ago

    Devasting news. Got to know Paul well when I did the specials for William Hill. Always kept in touch since then

    Thinking of his family at this time

  221. crowman 11 months ago

    A good man, taken too soon. Sincere condolences to Jain family. RIP MrFixit

  222. Shitty Shoes 11 months ago

    Was hoping like everyone else for better news, thoughts to all his family & friends at this sad time.
    He gave us this great site but above all else, he seemed like one of lifes good people.
    RIP Mr F – sleep tight x

  223. nicks 11 months ago

    😥🙏🏼

  224. clydeman 11 months ago

    Just checked in to the site tonight. I’m truly devastated by the news, 55 is so young, feel numb. I never met Paul in person but we shared many conversations on Twitter. Such a genuine down to earth bloke, a true gent. RIP big man and sincere condolences to your family on this terrible day.

  225. calacoe 11 months ago

    Hope you bash the bookies in the sky.

    But most importantly my thougjts are with your family.

    Rest in peace. Paul.

    You will be remembed always

  226. welshking888 11 months ago

    Seeing all these comments, shows how well he was regarded first as a top bloke and secondly as tipster. Following this site for years.

    God bless his family and friends.

  227. Jordan 11 months ago

    Only just seen the news on Twitter.

    Owe this man a chunk for allowing me a platform on here.

    Shocking. Thinking of everyone involved.

    RIP Mr F

    ✊🏻⚽️

  228. marcopolo006 11 months ago

    Paul… you are in a better place. I am so heart brolen that you have left us. We wish your family God’s blessongs in this trying time. I may not have known you personally…but your spirit exuded thst touch of humour and kindness even online. You were the first site I ever encountered when I started betting. You habe legt us all with a wealrh of knowledge and understanding and we will forever be thankful for that. Rest in peace my friend and may you fly with the angels. Desmond stay strong and to all my fellow punters remember life is too short to bear ill will….God bless u all..much respect …R.I.P Paul.

  229. dannydolly 11 months ago

    So sad. Rest on MR F

  230. haruni 11 months ago

    Rest easy Mr. Paul learnt so much from you over the years. Such a humble and modest gentleman vivid in how he commented here.

    From Kenya Rest in eternal peace.

  231. inplaybha 11 months ago

    The worst news. So sorry to hear this. I have never been too vocal on this site but used it for years! Always followed mr fix it’s tips. 😭

  232. Daniel Kamanga 11 months ago

    A big loss that can not be replaced,comfort to the whole family of the late mr F

  233. Vchuks 11 months ago

    Oh Mr Paul,truly I have not met you in person but your sense of humour and personality in this site left me with no choice than to say you are indeed a great man and good man. You will be highly missed by this community.may almighty God grant your family and friends the heart to bear this loss as you rest on bro. One love.

  234. Kev_Trfc 11 months ago

    RIP Paul mate, you were certainly one of lifes good guys with time for everyone, and one of the best tipsters out there.

    Gonna miss seeing your daily input on here, it’s just not gonna be the same without you.

    Gone far too soon :( ❤️

  235. Damo4605 11 months ago

    Paul sounded like a very lovely man. My regards to his family and friends and may his legacy continue.

  236. gokeadeniyi12@gmail.com 11 months ago

    Terrible news, so terrible and heartbroken. Rest in peace MrFixit.

  237. harryh 11 months ago

    Thoughts are with all his family and friends
    Rest easy Paul

  238. Wattie 11 months ago

    Really terrible news rest in peace Mr f you will be missed by all condolences to his family and friends god bless

  239. gg1a 11 months ago

    Been on here for about 9years ,when there was a forward line of raal , mr fix it and greg ,
    Didnt know paul, but like many others have said, felt i did .
    Just gutted .

  240. razzler88 11 months ago

    RIP mr fix it ✊🏻

  241. Crespo12 11 months ago

    Mr fix will always be remembered. Rest on till eternity. Even in death, you are loved.

  242. jawan 11 months ago

    Truly sad news. I’ve been visiting the site for the last 8 years and whilst I don’t post the community Mr F has built is the best betting forum I’ve come across. It’s a credit to his hard work. Thoughts with his family.

    RIP MR F

  243. sanj75 11 months ago

    Totally in shock and what aweful aweful news!!
    I have never posted anything but every week followed the tips and seeing all these comments, shows how well he was regarded first as a top bloke and secondly as great tipster

    God bless his family and friends.

  244. 25oz63 11 months ago

    Very sad news condolences to his family and friends
    RIP Mr F

  245. goonerz4eva 11 months ago

    so sorry

  246. richard 11 months ago

    Been a good few years since i posted here but i saw the tragic news and wanted to pass on my condolences to Mr F’s friends and family – he always seemed a genuinely nice guy

  247. French7 11 months ago

    Oh no 😢 this is so sad to hear . Mr Fixit rest in peace. My deepest sincere condolences to his family .

  248. tonycon 11 months ago

    R.i.p. Paul.
    May God hold you in the palm of his hand.
    Condolences to his family.
    You were only here for a short time but you left a big impression.

  249. Andy uuu 11 months ago

    Paul I hope your in a better place, RIP

  250. bluebird-nate 11 months ago

    The heart of the man shone through on this site. His passion and knowledge and hard work, in conjunction with others alongside him, created something special. It was, and still is, something far greater than the betting alone. Paying my respects to you Mr F. Thank you for all you did.

  251. jolloph 11 months ago

    Wow wow wow 2020!! I haven’t met Paul personally but his patience whenever I ask him questions made me feel more closer to him I made a lot of money from his daily bets and I didn’t even feel good when I read his condition has not improved.. my condolence to
    His family and to you Paul rest well and may the Lord God almighty protect you and keep u well .. RIP Paul

  252. asta1800 11 months ago

    Condolences from Montreal Canada, to his family and all those that truly loved him. Terrible news.

  253. andrzejstarba 11 months ago

    I really can’t believe that Mr fixit has passed away. I remember I came across this site round about the world cup 2014 and Mr fixit went on a run of 19 super single wins in a row. Some record! I remember the regulars of Jordan, Greg, har-preet!, raa-lcja and others. Mr fixit built this fantastic community and long may it continue in his memory. RIP Mr Fixit.

  254. Simonafc1903 11 months ago

    Thoughts to the family

    You created the best online beat the bookies community Unique to any other

    RIP Mr Fixit

  255. Roblfc 11 months ago

    A long term reader of the site and have never joined. It’s funny how you come on and like to see the musings of regular contributors. This week have been thinking and praying for good news. RIP Paul and sincere condolences to his family, friends and colleagues

  256. earl 11 months ago

    Rest in peace, Mr F. Your decency, humour and big-hearted character shone through the text and you will be so very missed.

  257. gm 1008 11 months ago

    Terribly sad news. Condolences to the family. RIP Paul., you will be sadly missed by many.

  258. birchy1205 11 months ago

    Sad Sad news. My thoughts are with the friends and Family of Mr F at this very difficult time.

  259. Parcelona 11 months ago

    What absolutely devastating news about Mr Fixit. Like many others have said it feels like losing a mate such was his writing style and the way he interacted with everyone on the daily threads.

    Looking through the comments people have left it truly shows what a special guy he was – it was quite overwhelming reading them such was the genuine depth of feeling he engendered from folk all over the world.
    Not many can say they have that in their locker.

    My heart goes out to his close friends and family.

    Rest well Paul ✊

  260. minilegs 11 months ago

    like all others i say rip the one and only mr fixit

  261. buncommon 11 months ago

    Am so depressed by this sad new.

    Mrfixits was an accommodating, loving and humble man.
    Touching lives all around the world with his passion for football.

    My thoughts are with his family and friends.

    Let’s continue with his legacy.

    Rip, Mrfixits!

  262. jolo210 11 months ago

    R I P Mr Fixit you were only on this earth for a short time
    But you made us all better for it with your banter
    About the Bankies from behind the goals
    We will all miss you dearly
    Thoughts and prayers to your family

  263. tol 11 months ago

    I have been a silent member of this forum. I just want to say RIP Fix. May his soul continue to rest in the lord. You will be greatly missed.

    😥

  264. rickyolivia 11 months ago

    Shocked.followed the guy since i was a teen.reading his column in the record.thoughts are with his family

  265. garyf 11 months ago

    Didnt know Paul in person, although followed his tips for many years and anytime I contacted him for anything he was always very helpful.

    Really sad news RIP Paul

  266. tommyt124 11 months ago

    Rip such sad new my thoughts are with your friends and family at this time

  267. derekj1978 11 months ago

    I never met Paul. Only chatted to him maybe five or six times in about 10 years on the forum. But I’m sitting here with tears in my eyes reading that this morning. So young . So unfair .

  268. myerlanski 11 months ago

    Sad sad news. I’ve been visiting the site daily and have always enjoyed his friendly and humorous attitude. May his community still flourish and may this comment sections still stay one of the most polite i personally kniow. Rest in heaven MrFixit.

  269. fadge 1963 11 months ago

    Been checking daily since Paul became I’ll and stopped in my tracks when I logged on and saw his picture and read the news as many have said been following for longer than I remember starting with his tips in the Record and then joining the site a few years back and check in to read tips and the patter every day to his family and friends my condolences RIP Paul

  270. rolanrat 11 months ago

    R.I.P Mr fixit….the best tipster I’ve follwed

  271. gdevenney 11 months ago

    RIP Mr Fix it, so sad 😞

  272. Rash The Bash 11 months ago

    Very sad news. My thoughts and prayers are with his family and friends. May God give them strength in these difficult times. Rest in peace big man.

  273. alex 11 months ago

    RIP Mr F and sincerest condolences to your friends and family 😔

  274. dmtrangers 10 months ago

    RIP Paul Jain, aka Mr Fixit.

  275. promisecesar 10 months ago

    Aaarrrgggh

    Words fail me at this point, Rest In Peace Paul (Mr Fix)

  276. chumpchange 10 months ago

    Everything that needed to be said has already been done so by others.
    Part of Paul’s legacy can be seen by the sheer amount of comments and condolences on the site. The community spirit on here always been strong and I see no reason why that will not continue.

    Thinking of Paul’s family and closest friends at this time.

  277. robertc 10 months ago

    I remember a cold April morning about 5 years ago heading out for the train to work and checking in to Mr Fixitstips, probably to see if Jordan had posted anything tasty to get on that morning, A-League or such like.

    The news nearly took me out of my shoes…. Mr F had sold the site to Harpreet (long term members will remember) “much loved West Midlands based tipster to take over….” or words to that effect. I remember literally stopping to read it again, doing so again when I reached the platform…..was this really happening?!

    It was only when I settled into my seat and the train pulled away I realised….it was April 1st!

    I remember looking out the window smiling “you got me there big man….!”

    I, like most here, never met Paul or even spoke to him, but it’s funny how those little interactions stick with you.

    So much has changed in the intervening years…gone from having a one year old obsessed with Peppa Pig, to a 6 year old obsessed with Pokémon, 2 house moves, lost my grandad, and spent the best part of the year working from our box room…..but this site and the daily posts from the old familiar faces and the back and forth – it’s been a happy constant throughout it all.

    That’s testament to what Paul created for all of us here. I don’t post as much as I used to, but God bless you all.

    And God bless Paul, his family and loved ones. Xx

  278. philwindy 10 months ago

    RIP 🙏 Paul. Your personality is what attracted people here in the first place and the way you set the tone. Such a void will be sorely missed and never forgotten. Anything Paul was in support of, i am sure will be backed by this community in honour of Mr F.
    Thoughts and love to his family and friends in their time of heartbreak 💔

  279. bigstew 10 months ago

    So very sorry to hear this devastating news,condolences to Paul’s loving family,another great man passes far too soon,will so miss your quick quips and humour not to mention brilliant tipping,RIP Mr Fixit.

  280. nattybobo 10 months ago

    I fully concur with all the sentiments posted earlier. Really sad news, may his soul RIP.

  281. hopper 10 months ago

    Just logged on to check out the weekend tips only to hear this tragic news. I’ve been a huge fan of Paul and this website for many years. My prayers are with his family, he will be sadly missed.

  282. Inkyhead 10 months ago

    Wow, that is terrible news. Condolences to his friends and family. A lovely man

  283. Rash The Bash 10 months ago

    My first tip in respect of the legend Mr F
    Treble
    Chelsea
    Sunderland
    Norwich
    About 3-1 .

  284. Tamata13 10 months ago

    RIP Paul

    Tragic for your family

    Condolences to them and all who knew him.

    I only knew the Mr Fixit persona and he never ignored a request for help in regards to bets but from messages i reckon this extends to help in any sphere of life.

    Thank you for all help and the platform for insights to football betting

  285. seamus 10 months ago

    I’m so sorry to hear this news… sad day
    Thoughts and wishes to the family and I hope this website lives on ….

  286. Jointhedots 10 months ago

    To see so many tributes only epitomises the huge footprint that Paul has left in this wonderful community he built and this can be clearly seen through the many touching tributes paid to a gentlemen that most never met. My personal reflections take me back over 20 years when Paul was writing his Mr Fixit column on a Saturday in the Daily Record, which was the first thing i looked at. Then i discovered this fantastic forum which he and others gave us a voice as well as researched football knowledge to gain from.

    Nothing left for me to say that hasn’t already been said.

    If there is truly a heaven, then there must be a bookmakers in it or Paul will have something to say about it.

    R.I. P. Paul and look behind you my friend and you wont see the end of the line of admirers.

    YNWA….

  287. archie 10 months ago

    So so sad , R.I.P such a sad day . Thoughts with Paul’s family.

  288. strepsil 10 months ago

    What awful news,i can only repeat a lot of the comments above that this website was part and parcel of the routine used to follow football every week,what he created here is legendary,i too felt as if i knew him and had never met him, i have over the years had a few massive wins from the bookies thanks to mr fixit,i feel very sad he has passed,thoughts and wishes to his family and friends ,RIP big man ❤️⚽️

  289. keef 10 months ago

    Legend.

  290. pyus54 10 months ago

    Some few years ago, I came across Mrfixitstips ‘ site by chance, and I have been glued to it ever since. I live in Hungary, so I had no prior knowledge of the person who behind the name Mrfixitstips. I was shocked to read a few days ago that he had taken ill, was in a serious condition. I immediately thought of the evil non-visible enemy Covid!
    Just reading his response to commenters did give you an insight into what a great soul he had had.
    May his soul rest in perfect peace. Amen!🙏

  291. buzzer 10 months ago

    😱😢😢😢😢 Rest in peace Paul even though we never met you will be greatly missed this site is a legacy to you my friend

  292. weeguy 10 months ago

    Sad news. Rest in peace Paul. Condolences to family and friends.

  293. Yaap88 10 months ago

    RIP Paul (Mr. F) I’m one of many who never had the pleasure of meeting you in real life but even through this site it was obvious how brilliant of a person you were

    I’ll never forget when I used to work in a bookies and one regular punter would always come in with these big 9/10 fold football bets with selections from all over the place, one day I asked him where he comes up with them all and he said it was from the advice and tips on this site

    I had a look for myself and since then have been proud to be a part of such a wonderful community, not just for all the wisdom of the various tipsters and punters but also for the banter that’s had(often between complete strangers)

    Paul’s family should be amazingly proud of what a wonderful man he was and I offer my deepest condolences to them in this horrible time

  294. bigoldunit 10 months ago

    Awful news, will be sorely missed.

    RIP Mr Fixit

  295. ochroes 10 months ago

    Really sad 😔 Never met in person but we exchanged a couple of emails and messages and he was always willing to help. May his soul Rest in Eternal Peace. Prayers and love to all his family and friends.

    Mr.F will surely be missed… May the community continue working in his great memory

  296. Omar 10 months ago

    Deepest sympathy from Mauritius island it’s very hard 2 accept it bt life must goes on even it will b lyk impossible for all of us ….betting n analysis was equal to Paul as he know every team as himself …R.i.p friend will miss you

  297. Butch 10 months ago

    Even though most of us didn’t know him personally it felt like u did. This website is by far the best tipping site out there and it’s credit to Mr Fixit for that. RIP buddy😢

  298. dazid316 10 months ago

    Sorry to hear the sad news. Been away from the site for the last year, shocked when I looked up site today and seen the sad news. Rest in peace Paul (Mr F), will miss the banter that went with the tips. My condolences to his family and friends. Gone but not forgotten.

  299. Love 10 months ago

    Hi mr fixit .
    Shed a tear today deeply saddened of your loss.
    My heart goes out to you and your family.
    Xxxx

  300. florescum 10 months ago

    I can believe
    wath sadd day
    Rest in peace

  301. kyle b 10 months ago

    I unfortunately never met Mr F in person but would like to say the he always came across as a true gentleman, one that would go out of his way for others and someone people could reach out too with there betting problems doing his utmost to resolve them no matter how big or small. Been a part of this community since my late teens for a lengthy time after finding the website by chance, I would like to say a massive thank you for the fantastic platform that has been provided over the years and allowed so many of us to develop our knowledge in the betting game. I remember having so many questions on here in particular when I first started and Mr F being so helpful and welcoming providing great insight. Everyone on here is treated the same from the newest member to the oldest which is only one reason the community has grown exponentially over the years and will continue to do so.

    Thank you and RIP Mr Fixit!

  302. davc 10 months ago

    It has surprised me how awful Paul’s passing has affected me. I have never met him but he became a voice of wisdom ( with others ), and this site, with Paul’s ever helpful advice has become a daily pleasure. I can only offer my condolences to Paul’s family and those who were close to him. My thoughts and prayers are with them at this time.

    Rest in peace Paul.

  303. ediddem 10 months ago

    I’m absolutely gutted with this sad development. My thoughts are with his friends and family at this sad time. May his soul rest in perfect peace.

  304. khedhar 10 months ago

    Rest in peace Mr F learnt a lot here never met you, we here in southern Africa but always felt we had a friend in you, thanks for the tips YNWA

  305. fablafab 10 months ago

    Jeez…. Really terrible news. Farewell Mr F.
    My condolences to the family

  306. johnwood123 10 months ago

    Devastating News! Paul was more than just an excellent tipster/journalist. He had humanity & was more like a compassionate, older & wiser big brother to us all.- He will be sorely missed!

  307. florescum 10 months ago

    We must do something in his memorie
    The site can have a section with his name
    He remain with us

  308. liljeo 10 months ago

    You thought me betting. Oh what a lost ,Rest on dear friend

  309. Kingpin254 10 months ago

    Oh Lord! Never met him in person but just knew him from this site, may God give strength to his family during this difficult time

  310. top trumps 10 months ago

    I never had the chance to meet Paul, but he completely changed the way I looked at betting, gave wonderful insight, and always came across as a pure gentleman. RIP

  311. ourwullie 10 months ago

    Condolences to everyone close to Paul. Was a member on here a few years back but still pop on from time to time. Never really looked for another tipping site as I’ve always enjoyed dipping in and out reading all your tips and laughing at the light hearted banter between you all. To have this many people commenting is a huge testament to the man.

    Once again, condolences from Newcastle upon Tyne

  312. unknownlegend 10 months ago

    Like so many I’m totally devastated to hear this sad news. Thanks for creating above all a great family hear on Mr Fix it, we will all miss you terribly, condolences to your family.

  313. Crucifixio 10 months ago

    Can this year get any worse? My thought and prayers are with the family. He was loved by some many and will be sorely missed…. we miss u MRFIXIT… we miss you

  314. tzubaza 10 months ago

    Condolences to everyone around him!
    2020 gets worse every day…

    RiP MrFixIt from Frankfurt, Germany

  315. Leemcn22 10 months ago

    Been following mr fixits tips in the daily record for at least 20 years. So sad to hear. Rip mate

  316. Besensible 10 months ago

    RIP MrFixit

    Always a voice of reason, common sense and offered great advice.
    Won’t be the same without you.
    Condolences to Paul’s family and friends.

  317. Deedeemac16 10 months ago

    So sad to hear the news that Paul had passed away .My thoughts are with his family and friends. RIP Mr Fix it

  318. mikky64 10 months ago

    My sincere heartfelt condolences to his family and very close friends. He will be really missed. So sad

  319. the wiz 10 months ago

    R.I.P
    Life is precious
    Appreciate what you have and be who you wanna be

  320. ken06 10 months ago

    Thoughts and prayers to his family, even though we never met I’ve always been an ardent follower of this website. RIP Paul😢

  321. paddy gooner 10 months ago

    RIP Mr F. I’m still in shock over this tremendous loss :-(

  322. fordknox 10 months ago

    SIP Mr. Fixit. My deepest condolences to his family and friends. From Bermuda with love!!!

  323. haruni 10 months ago

    R.I.P dear Friend you appreciated everyone despite their opinion….. We have learnt so much over the years from you…. Rest easy

  324. jozef 10 months ago

    Rip Mr Fixit

  325. Phantom 10 months ago

    Terrible news, to wake up to. I can say that Mr Fixit has changed the way I bet, and be much more successful than before.
    RIP.

    • supersaint 10 months ago

      Horrible News
      Just look at the Tributes on here
      A man who created something that brought many other people a lot of pleasure
      Rip Paul

  326. andyhibs 10 months ago

    Omg no, what horrible news, only knew of him through this great site, gutted. Condolences to his family and friends who I am sure are many many people for such an amazingly great guy.

  327. mugetsu 10 months ago

    Actually gutted to hear this. Seemed like a genuinely good human!

    Thoughts with all you guys on the team and of course his family.

  328. normanstanleyfletcher 10 months ago

    Shocking news
    Condolences to family and friends
    Rest easy Paul

  329. BoroJohn 10 months ago

    I’m so very sorry to hear this. RIP Paul x

  330. jvp1969 10 months ago

    I’m so sorry to hear this very sad news. He’s done a great job along with his team building up this great website. He seems like such a great guy too and I’m sure he’ll be missed by so many people

  331. prolabelz 10 months ago

    I’m totally devastated to hear this terrible news. My thoughts and prayers are with his family and friends.
    Rest on Paul.

  332. boltonmac 10 months ago

    RIP MrFixit

  333. Gsell 10 months ago

    Schocked and gutted at your sad passing Paul.
    Followed you for as long as I can remember from your column in the daily record. Betting on the football twice a week just won’t be the same now. Thoughts and condolences to your family. Thanks for all the tips over the years. May you rest in peace
    . Much love Ryan.

  334. pristar 10 months ago

    Shocked to hear this. Been following the work of Paul from very early on (trying to make money as a broke student). Thinking of his family during these times. <3

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  335. charles92 10 months ago

    Im deeply sorry to hear such kind of news on sad passing of Mr Fixit .Our prayers and thought are with Paul’s family.MHSRIP

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  336. foxwalker 10 months ago

    RIP MrF, my thoughts and prayers are with your family.

  337. jonlee511 10 months ago

    I’m so sad to hear of Pauls death. I had not been on the site for a few weeks so you can imagine the shock when i went on the site just now to see his tips for today and read he had died! I didnt know him personally but he did respond to a few comments on here and seemed like a good man! I am thinking of his family and friends during this difficult time. Mr Fix it. R.I.P

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  338. theboss 10 months ago

    Oh my god….I haven’t been on for year or so…

    R.I.P Mr Fixit :( such sad news.

    thank you for everything you have given us over the years.

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  339. marcoose 10 months ago

    Rip Mr Fixit

  340. Brayo 10 months ago

    Rest In Peace Paul. Thanks For Your Awesome Legacy.
    Comfort To The Entire Family and Friends

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  341. HullShaker 10 months ago

    Thinking of you tonight Gaffer ❤🙏⚽️

  342. mcwinas3 10 months ago

    So sad to hear that our dear Mr Fixit has left us.

    My deepest condolences to his family.

    What an inspiration you were dear Paul.

  343. ray_ez 9 months ago

    Terrible news. My heart goes out to all family and friends.
    Thank you Mr F.
    Rest in peace sir 👍

  344. delpez 9 months ago

    I haven’t logged in or posted in months but I am shocked to hear the passing of Mr f.
    He built up a great community here and was always quick to reply and help others with advice including myself.
    Rest in peace.

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  345. mulldog 7 months ago

    I never knew this news until this morning. I only dip in once in a blue moon for the horse racing comps. God bless his family and friends.

  346. chedaz 7 months ago

    Am without words.. Couldn’t believe the notification after logging in..
    Rest in Peace Mr fixit
    haven’t logged in or followed since last year only to come back to this news!!

  347. Tormsue 5 months ago

    R.I.P PERFECT PEACE.

  348. Chriz 5 months ago

    Rest in Peace Friend, it is well.

  349. flandroy 3 weeks ago

    Rest in peace, MrFixit.
    Incredibly sad and devastating news.

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