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« Reply #1785 on: Friday, April 21, 2017, 10:32:40 »

Myself and a work colleague (who is black) also had that very same conversation this morning and he was concerned that it does see to be more frequent in black athletes than white. Muamba, Foe, Benitez and now Ehiogu spring to mind immediately.

I am sure I read somewhere that research was being done after the Muamba incident, although was that jut that existing players were going to be screened and I assume retired players/coaching staff were not included?
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« Reply #1786 on: Friday, April 21, 2017, 15:07:11 »

Shocking news.  He was just a few weeks older than me...and way fitter.  RIP.

Makes you realise that maybe we all need to live in the moment a little more.

Agreed, I'm not much younger than Ugo Ehiogu myself and thinking about mortality seems to be something that creeps up on you in your 40's and plays upon your mind, particularly as in my case I'm now attending more funerals now than weddings.  Sad
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« Reply #1787 on: Friday, April 21, 2017, 17:25:39 »

Watched a bit of villa around 98 - 99 when they had John Gregory in charge. He was part of that side in a back 3 alongside Gareth Southgate and a young Gareth Barry. Very good player in a side that could have won the league really. 44 is no age to die.
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« Reply #1788 on: Saturday, April 22, 2017, 00:26:43 »

Very sad.

I seem to recall he got a red card at the CG in the Prem season?
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« Reply #1789 on: Saturday, April 22, 2017, 09:45:43 »

Very sad.

I seem to recall he got a red card at the CG in the Prem season?
No mate you are mistaken, he only played against us twice both in that season and no not sent off in either game.

No age at all to pass away, quite shocking for someone so fit and outwardly healthy.
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« Reply #1790 on: Sunday, April 23, 2017, 10:44:20 »

Erin Moran who played Joanie Cunningham in Happy Days, it appears took her own life aged just 56.
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« Reply #1791 on: Sunday, April 23, 2017, 10:51:03 »

Michele Scarponi

http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/cycling/39677856
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« Reply #1792 on: Wednesday, May 10, 2017, 12:20:21 »

Robert Concina aka DJ Robert Miles.
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« Reply #1793 on: Wednesday, May 10, 2017, 12:24:40 »

Children = classic. RIP.
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« Reply #1794 on: Monday, May 15, 2017, 16:39:13 »

Avril Lavigne - in 2003 allegedly.....

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/blogs-trending-39921209
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« Reply #1795 on: Monday, May 15, 2017, 21:57:53 »

Ian Brady.
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« Reply #1796 on: Monday, May 15, 2017, 22:08:18 »

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Ian Brady.
shame it wasn't sooner
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« Reply #1797 on: Monday, May 15, 2017, 23:49:49 »

shame it wasn't sooner
Whilst I agree with the sentiment, the fact he's been campaigning to be allowed to die for nearly 20 years makes me in some ways glad the fucker had to wait.

Good riddance.
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« Reply #1798 on: Thursday, May 18, 2017, 09:22:21 »

Chris Cornell from Soundgarden


Only 52.  RIP.
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« Reply #1799 on: Thursday, May 18, 2017, 09:49:34 »

Chris Cornell from Soundgarden


Only 52.  RIP.

Ah that's a shame. I saw Cornell with Audioslave and on a solo tour and enjoyed both gigs thoroughly.

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