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Offline mikeb58

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Ronnie King (The 98th Angel)
« on: April 15, 2024, 01:33:42 pm »
Ronnie King The 98th Angel

Hold their hand, as today is that day.
Give them a hug, it can go a long way.
Give them your time, lend them an ear.
Because today is that time of year.
Be there to listen, to take in every word.
35 years on, I have my prayers prepared.
Prayers for our red family, who we lost.
And for survivors who still count the cost.
I remember victims too like Ronnie King.
His name to your attention I wish to bring.
On the Memorial, his name is not there.
Ronnie died years later, now in God’s care.
A ’98th Angel’ it wouldn’t be wrong to say.
So today for Ronnie King I will also pray.

Ronnie was a ‘survivor’ of Hillsborough…he never recovered from the harrowing experience and sadly took his own life many years later, leaving a young family behind. Ronnie's daughter Rachel, kindly wrote the foreword for one of my Hillsborough books
Hillsborough...Our Greatest Victory (out now)

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Re: Ronnie King (The 98th Angel)
« Reply #1 on: April 15, 2024, 01:54:50 pm »
YNWA Ronnie x
Rafa Benitez: "I'll always keep in my heart the good times I've had here, the strong and loyal support of the fans in the tough times and the love from Liverpool. I have no words to thank you enough for all these years and I am very proud to say that I was your manager. Thank you so much once more and always remember: You'll never walk alone."

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Re: Ronnie King (The 98th Angel)
« Reply #2 on: April 15, 2024, 02:59:15 pm »
Thoughts are with you and your family. RIP, Ronnie.
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Re: Ronnie King (The 98th Angel)
« Reply #3 on: April 15, 2024, 03:53:20 pm »
Lovely words Mike

Rip Ronnie YNWA

As I've said before, the Full English is just the base upon which the Scots/Welsh/NI have improved upon. Sorry but the Full English is the worst of the British breakfasts.

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Re: Ronnie King (The 98th Angel)
« Reply #4 on: April 15, 2024, 04:04:08 pm »
Well spoken Mike.

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