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    RIP Alan Ball

    The youngest member of our 1966 world cup winning team dies of a heart attack at only 61. From the BBC.

    Poor fella; ex-Gooner too.
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    RIP, hard to believe he was only 21 when he won the WC. From footage of that final, he was a machine during the final stages and according to Hurst, he won MotM for it too. Sounds like a lot of people had great respect for him, and he seemed a good bloke.

    I have a feeling that a few more of football's legends are going to pass away in the near future.
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    RIP.

    Posted this in the 2006-07 thread without seeing this thread. Such a shame.


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    Was a Lancastrian. RIP.

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    Been taking the piss out of this van that says Alan Ball - Building Merchant for the last few months. Feel sort of guilty now tbh.
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    I met him when he was Exeters manager a few times, in ye olde Centre-spot. Top Bloke. R.I.P.
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    Well I best post.Rip Al.
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    Rip Fardin Qayyumi, Bob Woolmer and Craig.
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    Quote Originally Posted by cover drive man View Post
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    How on earth can you say that?You made fireman sam jokes about him.

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