Off Topic RIP Bob Willis

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  1. Albert's Chip Shop

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    FA2A07A9-F02E-4733-82AD-78F6198E9447.jpeg Gone but his heroics with the ball will not be forgotten. Him and Botham in the 70’s/80’s. That familiar windmill action.
    Sleep tight fella.
     
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    I don’t know if he would have agreed or not but for me his best ever series was against the Aussies in 1981. He, Botham and Brearley in particular were absolutely amazing in that series.

    Thanks for the memories Bob

    RIP.
     
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    That Headingly test will stick in my memory for ever. Was doing my Masters at Newcastle and we were listening on the radio while in the lab. Just seemed inevitable we would win that.

    RIP.
     
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    I once faced him in the nets off 6 paces. Didn't see the ****er <yikes>
     
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    Its one of those iconic sporting moments we’ll never forget.
     
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    That’s a hell of a claim to fame. Tell us more?
     
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