" GARY SPEED R.I.P. "

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Postby Welshpaul » Sun Nov 27, 2011 4:26 pm

Shocked and saddened. RIP Gary Speed and god bless to your family.
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Postby adamt958 » Sun Nov 27, 2011 4:40 pm

Going to request a minutes silence before my 6-a-side game tonight

Started the rejuvination of Welsh football and will be sadly missed, waas a really nice guy and one in a million.

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Postby johnnyjan4-69 » Sun Nov 27, 2011 4:44 pm

R.I.P. Gary, thoughts are with your family at this sad time
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Postby bluebird1972 » Sun Nov 27, 2011 5:03 pm

RIP Gary Speed

An all time British football Legend.
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Postby Beds Bluebird » Sun Nov 27, 2011 5:10 pm

Dreadful news and the manner of his death, I have so much respect for the way Gary was turning Wales into a winning team, restoring our pride again.

He was always someone who gave 100% as a player and manager and I am sure he would have become a legendary Welsh manager.

Respect to the Jacks for the applause today.

Rest In Peace Gary Speed
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Postby Zabier » Sun Nov 27, 2011 5:13 pm

What a horrible day. My thoughts go to the family and friends of Gary Speed. Rest peacefully now Gary. You lived a life and a half but also inspired millions with not only the way you played your football but the way you lived your life. :ayatollah:
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Postby rsblue » Sun Nov 27, 2011 5:25 pm

Shocked by this always admired Gary Speed and would have loved to have seen him in a City shirt before he retired , totally turned around welsh football team in a short space of time - my thoughts go out to family and friends

RIP Gary Speed :(
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Postby dean » Sun Nov 27, 2011 5:44 pm

R.I.P. Gary you will be a massive loss
condolences to your family
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Postby Cymruguy2011 » Sun Nov 27, 2011 5:49 pm

Legend. Its all ready been said. But what a loss. So well respected by all that he played with and against.
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Postby tangledupinblue » Sun Nov 27, 2011 5:58 pm

Tears in my eyes, blood ran cold, same age as me. loved him as a player, and we owe everything to him for the transition of our national team. RIP Gary
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Postby signalman » Sun Nov 27, 2011 6:05 pm

god bless you gary and thank you for giving wales a legend RIP never forgotten
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Postby llwynypia bluebirds » Sun Nov 27, 2011 6:29 pm

Shocking news. You don't know everything that goes on in people's personal lives, but something must have been going on in his mind or in his life for him to get to this place. I just can't believe it seemed that everything was going great for him. So so unfortunate.

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Postby ccfc_4_life » Sun Nov 27, 2011 6:30 pm

R.I.P gary speed wales will never be the same without you
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Postby woodyfromtred » Sun Nov 27, 2011 6:49 pm

What a waste.He had so much to give back to football.My thoughts are with his family,nobody know,s why these things happen.you had so much to offer to your family,wales and football REST IN PEACE GARY :ayatollah: :ayatollah:
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Postby CornwallBluebird » Sun Nov 27, 2011 6:53 pm

A very sad loss. RIP to a Welsh legend.
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Postby bissmit » Sun Nov 27, 2011 6:57 pm

Gary Speed gave us reasons to believe in and be proud of Welxh Football again, RIP Gary Speed. My thougts and condolences go to his family and loved ones. Surely a minutes silence / applause is called at the Blackburn game on Tues night, another reason to turn out in our thousands.
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Postby billy ronson » Sun Nov 27, 2011 6:57 pm

sad news - still in shock about it !

Thoughts go to his family.

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Postby ross1927 » Sun Nov 27, 2011 7:12 pm

Heard about this in work through a workmate, at first I thought it might be a mistake, seeing as he was on footie focus yesterday he seemed fine when watching it.

R.I.P Gary Speed

Thoughts to family

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Postby Gezza » Sun Nov 27, 2011 7:14 pm

Totally shocked to hear of the sad news earlier today,Sincere Condolences to all his family and friends,Gary Speed will be a massive loss to Welsh football.
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Postby Sven » Sun Nov 27, 2011 7:20 pm

TheTrueBlue7 wrote:im just saying what on my facebook my mate said he hung himself ? :?





TODAY that is irrelevant and our ONLY concerns should be toward his family and friends....

RIP Gary Speed; a gentleman and a Welsh legend



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Postby electricblue » Sun Nov 27, 2011 7:23 pm

RIP Gary Speed. very very sad day. :ayatollah: :ayatollah: :ayatollah:
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Postby Reeco From Abertawe » Sun Nov 27, 2011 7:24 pm

Gary Speed RIP. Deepest Condolences to his Family and Friends. I hope this does not come across as selfish, I honestly thought Wales under the guidance and leadership if Gary were starting to show the world, we were well and truly back on the footballing map and I now we will never now but I thought Gary was going to be the best manager we have ever had. I am still finding it hard to take in. ATB. Reeco
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Postby thegoon » Sun Nov 27, 2011 7:29 pm

I still cant believe it. I am gutted, the man is one of the few that could be called a model professional. It's been on the news here in belgium too, just goes to show how well thought of he was, and not just with British people.

RIP Speedy
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Postby blue for you » Sun Nov 27, 2011 7:41 pm

my thoughts are with the famil............

Good night and God bless Gary!

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Message from our Scottish friends re Gary Speed

Postby corky » Sun Nov 27, 2011 7:55 pm

On behalf of the Association of Tartan Army Clubs and Scotland Fans, can I pass on our condolences and sympathies at the loss of not only your national manager, but from what we gather a real football gent and all round top bloke.
Gary did a fantastic job in such a short period of time with the Welsh team, and this tragedy is a huge loss to Welsh and International football.

Our thoughts are very much with his family at this time, and also with our friends, the Welsh Fans.

Best wishes from your friends in Scotland,
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Postby rees1963 » Sun Nov 27, 2011 8:10 pm

RIP Gary
Condolences to your family.
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Postby Johnny Rythmn » Sun Nov 27, 2011 8:21 pm

There's something not right here.

Here's a man living the dream and on the verge of bringing his beloved country back to the main stage of world football and he tops himself?

It's all wrong!
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Postby Essex Bluebird » Sun Nov 27, 2011 8:34 pm

R.I.P. Gary.
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Postby Cardiff_Llandaff_Bluebird » Sun Nov 27, 2011 9:03 pm

R.I.P Gary Speedo. You were one of the all time Welsh greats who gave their all. Through the 90s I thought he was going to go on forever wearing that Welsh shirt, and he truly did go all the way with the amount of caps he earnt.

I have to say from my point of view that Suicide is a self centred act, but who knows what drives a man or a woman to the point that they are prepared to end it all and leave behind a beautiful wife and 2 beautiful children.. He has seemed to be in good health and mind accoarding to his best bud Robbie Savage who was golfing with him the other day, and Dean Saunders and Ryan Giggs both said in the last week he seemed to be fine. Football focus was on only hours ago and he also seemed to be in good spirts.

I can only " presume " 3 things. Depression, Marital problems, Financial problems. Depression can go unoticed in some people for years if they keep it to themselves. He may have just been given the blow that his wife cheated on him, or he cheated on his wife and couldn't live with himself. Financial problems seems unlikely given the amount of money he would of earnt through his footballing career.

Eitherway a family is now without a husband and father just before xmas and this is a saddness I could never begin to imagine the pain of.

The reasons behind Gary Speedos death will come out over the next coming weeks i'm sure, but in the mean time we should remember the footballing legend and manager who will now sadly never get to show us how far he could of taken the Welsh team. We all know he was taking us in the right direction with results lately shooting us up the Fifa rankings, and now the whole Welsh nation is left feeling shocked and in limbo.

R.I.P Gary you Welsh footballing legend, I will miss you so much as will my friends and family.. My heart truly goes out to your wife and children at this sad time. :ayatollah:
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Postby dad » Sun Nov 27, 2011 9:04 pm

r. i .p its so sad he was a great leader of men . we all feel for him and his family at this time .
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