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« Reply #360 on: April 06, 2018, 06:53:36 PM »

RIP Eric.  One of Stoke's finest.  True game changer in his sport.  Set up the showbiz style of darts that is standard today years before big time TV darts happened weekly.  Pushed, sponsored and motivated Taylor to be the greatest ever English sportsman.

Well said arboy. Had a few drinks with Eric in Dublin some years ago, still had the ego that made him famous. I like people who are genuine. RIP Eric a true darting legend.
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« Reply #361 on: April 16, 2018, 08:29:20 PM »

RIP Ivan Mauger .

 Greatest speedway rider of all time


https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ivan_Mauger
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« Reply #362 on: April 17, 2018, 12:01:15 PM »

RIP Ivan Mauger .

 Greatest speedway rider of all time


https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ivan_Mauger

What memories, my Dad took me to Wembley Stadium many a time to watch Ivan Mauger.

This photo is from Newcastle Speedway Stadium (now known as Brough Park), look at the crowds. Sadly, Speedway in the UK, much like Greyhounds, is well past it's well-by date & these days there are no such thing as "crowds" at either.




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« Reply #363 on: April 17, 2018, 12:26:28 PM »

RIP Ivan Mauger .

 Greatest speedway rider of all time


https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ivan_Mauger

A legend of the spirt when I was a kid. RIP.
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« Reply #364 on: April 17, 2018, 05:59:51 PM »

Literally the only speedwayer that I could name. Ubiquitous in the 70s when Speedway was on the TV on Saturdays. Another reminder of pending doom
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« Reply #365 on: April 18, 2018, 09:49:11 PM »

Dale Winton.

RIP.
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« Reply #366 on: April 20, 2018, 11:41:13 PM »

Avicii

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« Reply #367 on: April 21, 2018, 09:34:04 PM »

American actor and former Celebrity Big Brother contestant Verne Troyer – known for playing Mini-Me in the Austin Powers films – has died at the age of 49,
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« Reply #368 on: April 22, 2018, 08:34:58 AM »

American actor and former Celebrity Big Brother contestant Verne Troyer – known for playing Mini-Me in the Austin Powers films – has died at the age of 49,

I had never heard of him, but just realised he was the chap in the slots site ad;


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« Reply #369 on: April 22, 2018, 09:34:09 AM »

Something about him used to creep me out.

No age though, R.I.P.
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« Reply #370 on: April 22, 2018, 09:35:53 AM »

Something about him used to creep me out.

No age though, R.I.P.

Me too.

RIP.
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« Reply #371 on: April 22, 2018, 12:09:45 PM »

Something about him used to creep me out.

No age though, R.I.P.


Such a short life.

RIP.
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« Reply #372 on: April 22, 2018, 12:22:31 PM »


Such a short life.

RIP.

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« Reply #373 on: April 22, 2018, 12:25:33 PM »

Something about him used to creep me out.

No age though, R.I.P.


Such a short life.

RIP.

Oh Tom, that's so naughty.
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« Reply #374 on: April 23, 2018, 03:39:01 PM »

Something about him used to creep me out.

No age though, R.I.P.


Such a short life.

RIP.

Oh Tom, that's so naughty.


Apparently he had been on deaths door for a while .

But he couldn’t reach the handle

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