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Author Topic: Ron Saunders RIP  (Read 16658 times)

Offline langleylions

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Re: Ron Saunders RIP
« Reply #270 on: December 10, 2019, 02:13:04 PM »
we didnt hold a minutes silence on remembrance cuz we fucked that up as well .... if people actually listened to the announcer and not guess we might get it right .. for remembrance the announcer clrearly said ..AFTER  the last post the minutes silence will begin snd end on the REFS whistle ..the same as for ron but the crowd didnt wait they just started clapping ffs

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Re: Ron Saunders RIP
« Reply #271 on: December 10, 2019, 02:36:27 PM »
Then the applause towards the end of the game, nobody around me knew what it was for.
Wesley trapped a ball.

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Re: Ron Saunders RIP
« Reply #272 on: December 10, 2019, 07:56:26 PM »
I think Ron would be embarrassed at the amount of fuss made out of a misunderstanding of the minutes applause protocol.

It wasn't perfect, but the intentions were honest and the fans love for the man was never in doubt.

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Re: Ron Saunders RIP
« Reply #273 on: December 10, 2019, 08:37:30 PM »
Then the applause towards the end of the game, nobody around me knew what it was for.
Wesley trapped a ball.

Shit, missed that.

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Re: Ron Saunders RIP
« Reply #274 on: December 11, 2019, 12:14:27 AM »
Then the applause towards the end of the game, nobody around me knew what it was for.
Wesley trapped a ball.

Shit, missed that.

Yes, he probably did.

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Re: Ron Saunders RIP
« Reply #275 on: December 11, 2019, 08:31:21 AM »

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Re: Ron Saunders RIP
« Reply #276 on: December 11, 2019, 11:35:15 AM »

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Re: Ron Saunders RIP
« Reply #277 on: December 11, 2019, 11:37:48 AM »
I think Ron would be embarrassed at the amount of fuss made out of a misunderstanding of the minutes applause protocol.

It wasn't perfect, but the intentions were honest and the fans love for the man was never in doubt.

Exactly how I felt about it Pete.

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Re: Ron Saunders RIP
« Reply #278 on: December 11, 2019, 02:11:00 PM »
Sid on Talksport at moment.

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Re: Ron Saunders RIP
« Reply #279 on: December 11, 2019, 07:34:28 PM »
I think Ron would be embarrassed at the amount of fuss made out of a misunderstanding of the minutes applause protocol.

It wasn't perfect, but the intentions were honest and the fans love for the man was never in doubt.

Exactly how I felt about it Pete.

It’s not about the dead. It’s about the living.

Offline Damo70

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Re: Ron Saunders RIP
« Reply #280 on: December 11, 2019, 09:35:28 PM »
I am glad we got to welcome him back and show our respect in the Lerner years.

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Re: Ron Saunders RIP
« Reply #281 on: December 11, 2019, 09:41:23 PM »
My memory of that day is him ushering the players up to the Holte End to lap up the applause. I think it was Ivor Linton alongside him on the pitch.

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Re: Ron Saunders RIP
« Reply #282 on: December 11, 2019, 10:17:38 PM »
I am glad we got to welcome him back and show our respect in the Lerner years.

My favourite moment of that type was the 82 team before the match against Sheffield United, with the European Cup.

I was very, very close to crying.

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Re: Ron Saunders RIP
« Reply #283 on: December 11, 2019, 10:19:25 PM »
I shed a few tears.

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Re: Ron Saunders RIP
« Reply #284 on: December 11, 2019, 10:21:39 PM »
I am glad we got to welcome him back and show our respect in the Lerner years.

My favourite moment of that type was the 82 team before the match against Sheffield United, with the European Cup.

I was very, very close to crying.


That day meant a lot to me too having been there in Rotterdam. It was also a rare visit to Villa Park around that time due to Saturday being my busiest work day managing a betting shop.

 


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