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« Reply #5775 on: April 03, 2018, 09:47:39 AM »
Peter Hain was on radio about her this morning. He knows the story and is very simplistic to just say she was a bad 'un. She suffered terribly and was very courageous in the face of oppression bit in later years did things were not just. He thinks 'things went to her head' later on.
And Stalin loved Labrador puppies
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« Reply #5776 on: April 03, 2018, 10:23:33 AM »
Peter Hain was on radio about her this morning. He knows the story and is very simplistic to just say she was a bad 'un. She suffered terribly and was very courageous in the face of oppression bit in later years did things were not just. He thinks 'things went to her head' later on.
And Stalin loved Labrador puppies

Not justifying what she's alleged to have done but she faced the worst brutality from her oppressors so is not black and white... actually it is black and white! Interesting on Stalin, I didn't know that.

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« Reply #5777 on: April 03, 2018, 12:57:01 PM »
Peter Hain was on radio about her this morning. He knows the story and is very simplistic to just say she was a bad 'un. She suffered terribly and was very courageous in the face of oppression bit in later years did things were not just. He thinks 'things went to her head' later on.
And Stalin loved Labrador puppies

Not justifying what she's alleged to have done but she faced the worst brutality from her oppressors so is not black and white... actually it is black and white! Interesting on Stalin, I didn't know that.

The brutality of her oppressors doesn't justify the cruelty she inflicted on black South Africans.
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« Reply #5778 on: April 03, 2018, 11:19:39 PM »
I wanna know how Stalin got dragged in here? He's dead a long time. Quite possibly the greatest war time general the world has ever seen.

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« Reply #5779 on: April 04, 2018, 02:06:25 PM »
Ray Wilkins aged 61
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« Reply #5780 on: April 04, 2018, 02:09:04 PM »
No way!

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« Reply #5781 on: April 04, 2018, 02:16:41 PM »
No way!

Afraid so. On the official Chelsea Twitter account.

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« Reply #5782 on: April 04, 2018, 02:20:11 PM »
So young. Very sad. Always enjoyed his analysis.

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« Reply #5783 on: April 04, 2018, 02:32:49 PM »
Ray Wilkins aged 61

Met him once at a charity event in Dublin. Genuinely engaging guy. RIP

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« Reply #5784 on: April 04, 2018, 02:35:56 PM »
RIP Ray Wilkins. 61 is very young these days.
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« Reply #5785 on: April 04, 2018, 02:56:38 PM »
Ah no, sad news. Always liked Ray Wilkins. 61 is no age. RIP.

Don't remember him at United. Only really remember him playing at QPR, and vaguely at Milan and Rangers. Enjoyed him on the TV too. He was on the Tango adverts too in the 90's.

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« Reply #5786 on: April 04, 2018, 03:02:25 PM »
As I mentioned on the United thread I remember him from the 1983 FA Cup final in particular and onwards after that. Technically very sound and I think he was appreciated wherever he went. Seemed to be a nice man too. RIP.

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« Reply #5787 on: April 04, 2018, 04:26:27 PM »
As I mentioned on the United thread I remember him from the 1983 FA Cup final in particular and onwards after that. Technically very sound and I think he was appreciated wherever he went. Seemed to be a nice man too. RIP.
I remember him having the reputation as a "crab" on the football pitch, only going sideways, when with United and England. (For some reason I've no memory of him playing with anyone post United).

I remember him playing poorly in a World Cup, but then getting sent off and suspended, which allowed England to improve hugely in future games!

I remember his goal in the Cup Final, which was pure magic, and just can't help smiling everytime I see a replay of it for the sheer joy it gave such a great pro (and I'm a long long way from being a United fan!)

And I remember him coming across as an absolute gentlemen anytime he's done tv.

RIP

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« Reply #5788 on: April 04, 2018, 04:38:00 PM »
RIP Ray Wilkins. A good footballer that played until 41 i think? and was a good pundit on the TV unlike some others.

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« Reply #5789 on: April 04, 2018, 04:39:55 PM »
As I mentioned on the United thread I remember him from the 1983 FA Cup final in particular and onwards after that. Technically very sound and I think he was appreciated wherever he went. Seemed to be a nice man too. RIP.
I remember him having the reputation as a "crab" on the football pitch, only going sideways, when with United and England. (For some reason I've no memory of him playing with anyone post United).

I remember him playing poorly in a World Cup, but then getting sent off and suspended, which allowed England to improve hugely in future games!

I remember his goal in the Cup Final, which was pure magic, and just can't help smiling everytime I see a replay of it for the sheer joy it gave such a great pro (and I'm a long long way from being a United fan!)

And I remember him coming across as an absolute gentlemen anytime he's done tv.

RIP

Yeah, remember that. He wasn't like that at Chelsea, where he was captain at just 18. Was a more attacking midfielder and chipped in with goals. First saw him play in a friendly for Man Utd against Linfield in about 1982, where he was all over the field, going from wing to wing. Subsequently saw him a few times when I lived in England few years later. Not a patch on Brian Robson, but a solid player. Seemed like a nice guy, too
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