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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

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So so sad! You will always be remembered
turfmanphil
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24/06/2012 09:56:00

Didn't know him, but RIP, Bob. Best wishes to his family...
whentheballmoves
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24/06/2012 10:36:00

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
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24/06/2012 12:15:00

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
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24/06/2012 13:08:00

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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24/06/2012 14:08:00

 

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