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Tribute to Big Bob RIP



One of our chums known to many in the online Clarets world as 'Big Bob' sadly passed away last night after a battle with cancer. Our thoughts are with his family and friends at this tragic time.

I met him on our away travels many times and in many pubs but I will always remember in particular standing next to him in the aisle at the Madejski Stadium waiting to celebrate our play-offs semi-final victory & march to Wembley. When the final whistle went we celebrated together jumping about and hugging in ecstacy! We were even captured on the TV chatting before the final whistle. A true gent and a true Claret who will be sadly missed..RIP lad!

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Writer: turfmanphil Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Sunday June 24 2012

Time: 9:53AM

Your Comments

So so sad! You will always be remembered
turfmanphil
Didn't know him, but RIP, Bob. Best wishes to his family...
whentheballmoves
Steve will be sadly missed by all that knew him, BIG HEART, BIG PERSONALITY, BIG BURNLEY FAN OUR BIG BOB RIP BIG FELLA
Totally_Claret
I have been asked by Mrs Big Bob to collect donations and donate to the Burnley youth set up as Burnley was Steve's life and passion
Totally_Claret
You gonna be around in Burnley on Saturday afternoon,TC?Got a Trust meeting which finishes about 1:30pm but we could meet up in town maybe. perhaps 'The Boot' Wetherspoons about 2pm. Could give you some money for above then
turfmanphil
 

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