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Ray Kennedy

Post by bonzosbeard » Tue Nov 30, 2021 5:16 pm

https://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/59480532

Respects to another player I remember well. Rip

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Re: Ray Kennedy

Post by endofthenorthernline » Tue Nov 30, 2021 5:21 pm

He was a very graceful player, made the game look so easy at times.
Rest in peace.

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Re: Ray Kennedy

Post by 61dicksey » Tue Nov 30, 2021 5:25 pm

RIP Ray , a largely forgotten player from that era, this was when i first started to attend games and he was a class act.

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Re: Ray Kennedy

Post by Oldun » Tue Nov 30, 2021 5:43 pm

A superb player and unfortunately had to fight Parkinson’s disease and many other demons in life after football.
RIP Ray

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Re: Ray Kennedy

Post by BondsoBob » Tue Nov 30, 2021 5:56 pm

RIP Ray Kennedy. A great player for two of the best club sides of the 70's and 80's.

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Re: Ray Kennedy

Post by Puff Daddy » Tue Nov 30, 2021 6:06 pm

To be honest, I thought he was already dead, but RIP. Good player in his day

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Re: Ray Kennedy

Post by South African Iron » Tue Nov 30, 2021 6:14 pm

RIP Ray, legend out here , as played for two of the favourite teams, from that era.

I thought he was a terrific keeper.

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Re: Ray Kennedy

Post by Oldun » Tue Nov 30, 2021 6:18 pm

South African Iron wrote:
Tue Nov 30, 2021 6:14 pm
RIP Ray, legend out here , as played for two of the favourite teams, from that era.

I thought he was a terrific keeper.
Wrong player mate,you are thinking of Ray Clemance.

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Re: Ray Kennedy

Post by South African Iron » Tue Nov 30, 2021 6:35 pm

Oldun wrote:
Tue Nov 30, 2021 6:18 pm
Wrong player mate,you are thinking of Ray Clemance.
:oops:
Thanks mate

RIP Mr Kennedy, you were the tall dark haired defender?, if my memory serves me well

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Re: Ray Kennedy

Post by Chicken Run Supreme » Tue Nov 30, 2021 6:48 pm

South African Iron wrote:
Tue Nov 30, 2021 6:35 pm
:oops:
Thanks mate

RIP Mr Kennedy, you were the tall dark haired defender?, if my memory serves me well
Try again, but that’s defence and goalkeeper eliminated now

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Re: Ray Kennedy

Post by Chicken Run Supreme » Tue Nov 30, 2021 6:55 pm

When I was first going to games in the early 70’s Ray was still a young man and that makes this hit home all the more. A great midfielder with a good scoring record and in hindsight, was very underrated.
Sad news, RIP

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Re: Ray Kennedy

Post by e17 » Tue Nov 30, 2021 7:01 pm

A true and very sad story:

In about 1984, my brother and I went on one of those Soccer Skills courses that they used to do, and the celebrity coach was Ray Kennedy. He came across as very polite and a bit shy.

At the end of the training, all the kids got an autograph, and there was a fair amount of flat out moaning at how he’d signed these photos. I still remember it as clear as day as he looked visibly embarrassed at the signing.

It came out he had Parkinson’s a few years later, poor fella.

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Re: Ray Kennedy

Post by BondsoBob » Tue Nov 30, 2021 7:09 pm

Chicken Run Supreme wrote:
Tue Nov 30, 2021 6:48 pm
Try again, but that’s defence and goalkeeper eliminated now
He was in fact a very cultured attacking midfield player with a great left peg.

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Re: Ray Kennedy

Post by old fart » Tue Nov 30, 2021 7:23 pm

2BondsoBob wrote:
Tue Nov 30, 2021 7:09 pm
He was in fact a very cultured attacking midfield player with a great left peg.

Very much in the mould of our Trev, started as a striker ended as an elegant midfielder

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Re: Ray Kennedy

Post by Plashet Grove Pete » Tue Nov 30, 2021 8:32 pm

He was harder than Sir Trev - less cultured, but a truly great player nonetheless. RIP Ray.

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Re: Ray Kennedy

Post by WestHamLyallStyle » Tue Nov 30, 2021 8:40 pm

I had the BBC video ‘ 101 Great Goals ‘ and Ray Kennedy featured. The commentator said “ …and put into the net by Ray Kennedy with total authority.”

RIP Ray.

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Re: Ray Kennedy

Post by York Ham(mer) » Tue Nov 30, 2021 9:35 pm

Great player. R.I.P.

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Re: Ray Kennedy

Post by The Old Man of Storr » Tue Nov 30, 2021 9:55 pm

Chicken Run Supreme wrote:
Tue Nov 30, 2021 6:48 pm
Try again, but that’s defence and goalkeeper eliminated now

You know when you're at a funeral and you're dying to laugh......this is one of those moments .
I'll keep it in though out of respect ..... :crylol:


Ray Kennedy was a great player , consistent throughout his career and could always be relied on to come up with a goal .

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Re: Ray Kennedy

Post by kenthammer » Tue Nov 30, 2021 10:16 pm

Great player,sadly lived with Parkinsons for nearly 40 years RIP

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Re: Ray Kennedy

Post by prophet:marginal » Tue Nov 30, 2021 10:26 pm

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