Starting XI
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about 7 years
Bertie Auld   RIP
One of Celtic's Lisbon Lions that won the European Cup in 1967
Also played for Birmingham City, Hibs & Scotland

Starting XI
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4.7K
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almost 14 years
Paddy Maloney RIP
Co-founder and leading force behind the greatest Irish folk group of all time, the Chieftains, aged 83.
They recorded 44 albums 1964 - 2012
Beloved by many generations through their collaborations with contemporary stars such as U2, The Pogues, Sting, Sinead O'Connor, Elvis Costello, the Rolling Stones, The Who, Mark Knopfler and Van Morrison.
They contributed to the film soundtracks of "Braveheart", 'Gangs of New York" and "Barry Lyndon". 
In a piece of brilliant timing, they did their "Goodbye Tour" in 2019 and early 2020 before the Covid pandemic shut everything down......
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Paddy_Moloney
Marquee
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8.1K
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over 11 years
Wearing my Williams jacket to work today. Last night the privateers and an end of an era. 
Starting XI
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2.6K
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about 7 years
couple that passed away yesterday \ overnight

John Sillett - most famously led Coventry City to their 1987 FA Cup win over Tottenham. Also won League with Chelsea as a player in 1954. also managed Hereford United was 85 RIP

Ray Kennedy
Won double with Arsenal in 1971 and Fairs cup in 1970
Moved to Liverpool in 1974 and won 5 League titles, 3 European Cups and the UEFA Cup, played 17 games for England as well
was 70 RIP 
tradition and history
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9.9K
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about 15 years
Ray Illingworth                 RIP
Only English captain to take the Ashes series in Australia  without defeat.
Trialist
27
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13
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about 2 years
Desmond  Tutu          RIP
South African none violent activist, clergy and Archbishop
Moose
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WeeNix
77
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590
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almost 13 years
Betty White                 RIP
and so close to making it to 100
Trialist
27
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13
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about 2 years
Sidney Poitier     Aged 94        RIP
Starred in To Sir With Love,  great British film of the sixties, theme tune of the film was the same name, was a hit on the British charts sung by Lulu. Think she also had a part in the film.
Legend
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12K
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almost 15 years
Particularly for the last two who lived to nearly a hundred, I saw a quote something along the lines of ‘if you lived to nearly 100 and people say you died too soon it says something about the quality of your life.’
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Legend
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23K
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almost 15 years
Irony, Today was David Bowies Birthday and also a certain guy called Elvis.
Moose
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WeeNix
77
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590
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almost 13 years
Bob Saget - Aged 65              RIP

Absolutely brilliant comedian whos stand-up was as far away from the mild mannered character Danny Tanner on Full House he played.

Also by far the best at retelling the "aristocrat" joke.
Legend
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12K
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about 7 years
WeeNix
660
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710
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over 7 years
Hotlips Hoolihan 
Original actress from the movie MASH Sally Kellerman
Marquee
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8.1K
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over 11 years
Bit late, but RIP Mark Lanegan.

Not many front men and women from the grunge era left. Pretty much just Eddie Vedder, Courtney Love, and Buzz Osborne.
LG
Legend
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23K
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almost 15 years
Shane Warne - unbelievable. only 52. Legendary bowler.
Legend
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12K
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about 7 years
Lonegunmen
Shane Warne - unbelievable. only 52. Legendary bowler.

Yes this is a shock. Brilliant cricketer. He single handedly made leg spin fashionable again. When he bowled things happened.

But a bit like Maradona, Georgie Best etc he had some serious flaws as a human. So maybe it shouldn't surprise he's also gone early.
tradition and history
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about 15 years
Peter Bowles            RIP
Excellent actor.   
Best known in To the Manor Born  
Moose
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WeeNix
77
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590
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almost 13 years
RIP - Kenny McFadden,

Wellington and NZ basketball Legend

Remember going the to the old Show building in Welly and watching the #chanceloroftheexchequer guide the Saints to 4 basketball titles

Show gracious with his time an inspired do many to take basketball and was a huge influence on my brief and very unsuccessful foray into playing basketball

Rest Well
Legend
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12K
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almost 15 years
A Kiwi sports fan I knew who watched Bobby Charlton’s United play New Zealand at English Park. I used to say when he was a boy, but I’ve done the math and he must have been in his mid-20s at the time!
Also went to Rufer’s All Whites against Werder Bremen and Hadlee’s last one dayer. 
Not a celebrity as such, but an R.I.P. nonetheless. 
tradition and history
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9.9K
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about 15 years
Dennis Waterman                    RIP
Loved this guy
Legend
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12K
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about 7 years
Leggy
Dennis Waterman                    RIP
Loved this guy

Minder. An all time classic of English TV

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0lg1_CwOFiI
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Legend
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23K
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almost 15 years
coochiee
Leggy
Dennis Waterman                    RIP
Loved this guy

Minder. An all time classic of English TV

Loved him in the Sweeney as George Carter
Starting XI
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almost 14 years
RIP Andrew Symonds, former Aussie international cricketer who died overnight in a car accident.
I remember him as being a bit of a character with a good sense of humour.
Was only in his mid-forties.
Legend
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16K
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about 15 years
Best memory of him has to be when he cleaned out that streaker at the Gabba.

RIP Roy.
Legend
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12K
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about 7 years
19 young kids & a school teacher in Texas. If you have kids this tragic senseless stuff is even more magnified. And fully understand Kerr's anger as well. Man I'd hate to live in the States.

Trialist
27
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13
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about 2 years
Lester Piggott 
11 times champion English  jockey aged 86.
Rode a couple of times in Auckland, I think he won quite a big race on one of his visits, think that was in the 80s.
LG
Legend
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23K
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almost 15 years
Phil Bennett (73) Welsh Number 10, Lions number 10, Babarians number 10. Great turn of speed and IMHO the best ever sidestep of any player. And he could kick goals. He could run with the ball and was never afraid of getting tackled.

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