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Re: Ray Kennedy

Post by WestHamLyallStyle » Tue Nov 30, 2021 11:04 pm

Nice touch Prophet.

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Re: Ray Kennedy

Post by Clacton-ammer » Wed Dec 01, 2021 9:37 am

As a youngster I was pretty in awe of the Mickey side(s), they had everything and I had huge respect for them - funny as I aged I pretty much dislike everything with the Mickeys nowadays :D

Ray Kennedy was a top top player, and as many left footed players they seem to have "that" grace about them, he certainly had that.

RIP.

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Re: Ray Kennedy

Post by lincolnhammer1963 » Wed Dec 01, 2021 10:01 am

He appears to have stayed out of the limelight for many years due to his illness.
Almost a forgotten man of those great Arsenal and particularly Liverpool sides.
17 games for England is not that many for such a well decorated player.
Would it have been Sir Trev stopping has way into the England team

RIP Ray another great name from the golden era of English football

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Re: Ray Kennedy

Post by prophet:marginal » Wed Dec 01, 2021 1:12 pm

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Including one in the semi-distance, there are 5 WHU players in that photo.

Who can name them?

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Re: Ray Kennedy

Post by Chicken Run Supreme » Wed Dec 01, 2021 1:33 pm

Sir Trev, Graham Paddon, Kevin Lock, Billy Bonds and Alan Taylor??

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Re: Ray Kennedy

Post by BondsoBob » Wed Dec 01, 2021 1:44 pm

Chicken Run Supreme wrote:
Wed Dec 01, 2021 1:33 pm
Sir Trev, Graham Paddon, Kevin Lock, Billy Bonds and Alan Taylor??
That looks about right to me 👍.

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Re: Ray Kennedy

Post by ageing hammer » Wed Dec 01, 2021 2:27 pm

Is it just me or is the hammer closest to Ray Kennedy a ringer for Noble

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Re: Ray Kennedy

Post by WestSam » Wed Dec 01, 2021 2:41 pm

prophet:marginal wrote:
Wed Dec 01, 2021 1:12 pm
Image

Including one in the semi-distance, there are 5 WHU players in that photo.

Who can name them?
That is a stunning photo it has to be said.
I thought it was a painting at first :shock:

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Re: Ray Kennedy

Post by DaveWHU1964 » Wed Dec 01, 2021 3:56 pm

I have a vague recollection of him keeping Trev out of the European Championships 1980 England side. I didn't like that. :) A very good player though and an absolute winner. RIP Ray.

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Re: Ray Kennedy

Post by Haarlemammer » Wed Dec 01, 2021 4:04 pm

ageing hammer wrote:
Wed Dec 01, 2021 2:27 pm
Is it just me or is the hammer closest to Ray Kennedy a ringer for Noble
I thought that too

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Re: Ray Kennedy

Post by prophet:marginal » Wed Dec 01, 2021 5:48 pm

Weird - looking at it again, I see what you mean - but he was the first I easily recognised, correctly, when I first saw the picture.

And, separately, it is one of those photos that really does reward close scrutiny. I absolutely love football from that and the next decade - it was a proper competitive game then - and photos like that really bring home why it became the nation's favourite sport.

Anfield, Old Trafford, Maine Road, all fantastic sporting arenas, moreso then than now (City to one side)

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Re: Ray Kennedy

Post by Whitters » Wed Dec 01, 2021 6:33 pm

A player from an era when I didn’t really bear any grudges against other teams, would cheer on any British team in Europe, etc, and Ray’s Liverpool was a great team to watch

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Re: Ray Kennedy

Post by chappo59 » Wed Dec 01, 2021 6:40 pm

Smashing player

RIP Ray x

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Re: Ray Kennedy

Post by Clacton-ammer » Fri Dec 03, 2021 9:53 am

That's a beautiful picture you found there Proph :newthumb:

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Re: Ray Kennedy

Post by prophet:marginal » Fri Dec 03, 2021 10:05 am

Clacton-ammer wrote:
Fri Dec 03, 2021 9:53 am
That's a beautiful picture you found there Proph :newthumb:
It was in The Guardian, mate; their photo library/resource is special, you're right.

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Re: Ray Kennedy

Post by ironsonthebrain » Fri Dec 03, 2021 10:24 am

WestSam wrote:
Wed Dec 01, 2021 2:41 pm
That is a stunning photo it has to be said.
I thought it was a painting at first :shock:
I remember being at that game, my one and only trip to Anfield. 1974.
1-1 draw. Keith Robson ( I think) gave us the lead in the first half, but it was short lived as Tommy Smith equalised with a screamer about 60 seconds later.

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Re: Ray Kennedy

Post by ironsonthebrain » Fri Dec 03, 2021 10:28 am

An excellent player, find it hard to believe that he only got 17 England caps.
I know fewer internationals were played then as the Soviet Union was still intact, Yugoslavia etc.... but 17 seems a poor tally for such a good player - and from the all conquering Liverpool team of the time.
RIP fella.

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