The R.I.P thread

Rip.

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rip

ynwa

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Rest in peace, Bobby Sr. Stay strong Bobby :pray:.

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always like Terry Venebles,

RIP Terry.

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Quite a character and a decent guy…

Great shame he didn’t lift that trophy with England in 96.

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One of the first England games I went to at Wembley was when Venables was manager. He picked Darren Anderton over Steve McManaman on the wing, and I couldn’t believe it. I was a student and not doing anything much at the time. It may have been a friendly and he was assessing his options, but the old Spurs connection seemed strong.

I thought he was a good tactician and a nice bloke. Definitely passed the pint test. He knew the game, he knew how he wanted it to be played, and he sent out a stylish team. I thought Euro 96 was probably his pinnacle, and the whole nation was caught up in a moment, but England just fell short.

Venables managed at a time between the old methods and the new, and I thought he straddled that quite well. He was approachable, professional and progressive. To his credit he also managed overseas at a time when that was rare, earning the monicker El Tel.

Good bloke. Good manager. One of the good ones from the game has gone and will be missed.

RIP.

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RIP Charlie Munger, just over a month short of his 100th birthday.

Although a week before the new edition of Poor Charlie’s Almanack is due to be published…

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Another quality coach who the Suit brigade of the FA hounded out

Another quality coach who couldn’t keep himself focused on the footballing side of the game…

RTE news : Henry Kissinger, American diplomat, dies aged 100

http://www.rte.ie/news/2023/1130/1419281-henry-kissinger/

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Only the good die young? It’s incredible that he has just died. He seemed like an old man when I was a kid. He does seem to have kept active right until the end which is remarkable in itself.

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Another of the Liverpool theatre community has passed. Dean Sullivan was probably best known for playing Jimmy Corkhill in Brookside.

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Rest in peace.

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Former Chancellor Alistair Darling has died aged 70:

This thread seems to have been quite for weeks and then several all at once.

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I don’t think anyone illustrates the disconnect between the story America tells about itself vs who it actually is than that cunt.

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Evil incarnate

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Christmas is coming … they all seem to go around this time.

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Look at this headline. “Serious” publications will only go as far as talking about his “controversial” legacy. It takes a music mag to actually see straight.

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Possibly the first burst of cold weather? Excess winter deaths is a real thing. It’s not just flu and hyperthermia either.