Just found out. Shocked.
Just found out. Shocked.
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To be honest i had no idea who he was, but my mom is upset coz she thought he was really great. And i know that he wasnt that old, 56 i think?
February 10th 2009 <3
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57 IIRC - yeah, not that old.
RIP Mr. Hughes.
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Oops. Just realized that.Originally Posted by steds
A great character who played for Liverpool FC during the 70s (I think) and captained the England soccer team for a period as well.
A funny guy, seemed like a gentleman as well. Thoughts to the family and friends.
A True Champion - Bob. Rest in peace. 15/04/06
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that would be the reason as to why i didnt know whom he was.... sounds like a champ RIP
I'm slightly too young to remember "Crazy Horse" in his pomp, but think I can just recall him lifting the League Cup when he was Wolves captain. Off the top of my head they played Nottingham Forest. About 1980?
He's probably best remembered for being the slightly over-excitable team captain on "A Question of Sport" (which for non-UK readers is a BBC telly prog where two teams of sportsman answer questions on sport, the clue's in the title!) . I can still picture him saying "I know this, I know this" in his curiously high-pitched (for a burly centre-half) voice as David Coleman (host) hurried him for an answer.
Poor guy'd been ill for a while. RIP.
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It's not called Soccer!!!!!!!!!!!!!Originally Posted by PY
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Other, much better ball games you mean...we're not pussies with our games...
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Does it really make much difference?Originally Posted by marc71178
Personally I like to call it football, but when I talk about it to non-like minded people, Ialways use soccer so they always know wwhat I'm talking about.
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