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|Subject: Brian Close Mon Sep 14, 2015 10:40 am|| |
Passed away aged 84.Excellent captain of Yorkshire before being cruelly sacked and played a major part in transforming Somerset from being a non achieving backwater into a major force in English cricket, including overseeing the development of Ian Botham and Viv Richards. Certainly didn't lack courage even at the age of 46 against the fearsome West Indies attack, no helmets either;[You must be registered and logged in to see this link.][You must be registered and logged in to see this link.]
RIP you old bugger.
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|Subject: Re: Brian Close Mon Sep 14, 2015 11:00 am|| |
Sad news indeed. A true fighter.
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|Subject: Re: Brian Close Mon Sep 14, 2015 3:59 pm|| |
Sad to read about this earlier