And now Emlyn Hughes dies

Discussion in 'Current Events' started by Chappers, Nov 10, 2004.

  1. Chappers macrumors 68020


    Aug 12, 2003
    At home
    This has been a bad period for the loss of cultural heroes in the UK. As a boy I supported Liverpool (probably because they seemed to win everything) but I keep a soft spot for them and was saddened about this one too.
    Todays celebrities are nothing compared to people like Emlyn.
  2. Les Kern macrumors 68040

    Les Kern

    Apr 26, 2002
    Get used to the death-thing. At my age I am amazed daily about the folks I grew up watching dropping off, and it's excellerating! It seems like just yesterday I was 14 and watching "Death Wish". I had NO IDEA that Charles Bronson was 82 when he died last year!
  3. wdlove macrumors P6


    Oct 20, 2002
    He's just a year older than I am. :eek: Brain cancer is very tough to combat. Emlyn Hughes was a great athlete. My prayers go out to his family and friends. May he now rest in peace. :(
  4. evoluzione macrumors 68020


    Jul 19, 2002
    down the road, that's where i'll always be
    such sad news. "Crazy Horse" was such a happy figure, so great to see...he celebrated every goal like it was his first

    "Come on Without, Come On Within, You'll Not See Nothin Like the Mighty Emlyn!"

    Rest In Peace Big Em
    You'll Never Walk Alone

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