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« on: Thursday, February 6, 2020, 08:24:32 »

I've just seen this in the news today...scroll through the pictures and you'll see he's a town fan; https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-7972053/Former-heavyweight-boxer-reveals-Queen-paid-mortgage.html
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« Reply #1 on: Thursday, February 6, 2020, 10:25:54 »

That was because he was Team Manager and track curator with the Swindon Robins at Blunsdon. That coat was from the time when the football and speedway clubs were linked for publicity:

https://www.swindonadvertiser.co.uk/news/18213278.ex-swindon-speedway-boss-ronnie-russell-selling-medal-saving-princess-anne-1972-kidnap-attempt/
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« Reply #2 on: Thursday, February 6, 2020, 10:32:22 »

I thought I recognised the name. I follow a bit of Speedway and it seemed familiar.
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