RIP Ernie Crouch

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RIP Ernie Crouch

Postby Basil is a Gooner » Sat Dec 05, 2015 11:27 pm

Such sad news tonight that Ernie Crouch who was the 90 year old fan who has followed the Arsenal and Arsenal Ladies home and away for many many years has passed away today in a freak accident on his way to the game.

You may remember Chunky asking if we would vote for Ernie in the Europcar Fan of the Season competition last year (which I am pleased to say Ernie won).

RIP.

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Re: RIP Ernie Crouch

Postby g88ner » Sun Dec 06, 2015 1:41 am

That's very sad. That would be the poor old man knocked down by a bus in north london. :( Thanks for letting everyone know Basil.

RIP Ernie.

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Re: RIP Ernie Crouch

Postby rodders999 » Sun Dec 06, 2015 7:00 am

I'd heard that the storm had blown someone off the footpath alright. Tragic news.

RIP.

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Postby Chunky The Gooner » Sun Dec 06, 2015 8:37 am

Thank you for doing this Basil. I've never seen so many people crying and distraught. He was loved by so many people and yet
was very humble. When he won The Europacar fan of the season. Shorty after he came into the supporters club and we all stood up and clapped him and cheered and he wasn't happy! He told us that there were more deserving people of the award than him. He didn't like the fuss he just wanted to cheer on his team be it the first team, reserves , ladies , under 18's , under 21's he would
go to them all until his dying day. This is what I put on facebook yesterday and as you can tell I still don't know how to add a photo on here so that didn't copy across with it!

For once in my life an Arsenal result meant fuck all to me today. Arsenal legend 90 year old Ernest 'Ernie' crouch tragically died this morning in a freak accident. Everybody loved Ernie and he loved his large neat whisky with 2 cubes of ice. RIP X

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Re: RIP Ernie Crouch

Postby Bradywasking » Sun Dec 06, 2015 11:23 am

RIP Ernie, hope the club show some class and recognise the devotion of this man.

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Re: RIP Ernie Crouch

Postby goonergeoff » Sun Dec 06, 2015 11:26 am

A Terrible Tragedy. R.I.P Ernie.

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Re: RIP Ernie Crouch

Postby goonergeoff » Sun Dec 06, 2015 11:27 am

A Terrible Tragedy. R.I.P Ernie.

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Re: RIP Ernie Crouch

Postby officepest » Sun Dec 06, 2015 11:34 am

He was the old chap hit by the bus?

That's really sad, RIP.

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Re: RIP Ernie Crouch

Postby OneBardGooner » Sun Dec 06, 2015 12:15 pm

That is Truly Sad. My Thoughts and Prayers Go Out To His Family.

R.I.P Ernie.

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Re: RIP Ernie Crouch

Postby Basil is a Gooner » Sun Dec 06, 2015 12:18 pm

Thank you for doing this Basil. I've never seen so many people crying and distraught. He was loved by so many people and yet
was very humble. When he won The Europacar fan of the season. Shorty after he came into the supporters club and we all stood up and clapped him and cheered and he wasn't happy! He told us that there were more deserving people of the award than him. He didn't like the fuss he just wanted to cheer on his team be it the first team, reserves , ladies , under 18's , under 21's he would
go to them all until his dying day. This is what I put on facebook yesterday and as you can tell I still don't know how to add a photo on here so that didn't copy across with it!

For once in my life an Arsenal result meant fuck all to me today. Arsenal legend 90 year old Ernest 'Ernie' crouch tragically died this morning in a freak accident. Everybody loved Ernie and he loved his large neat whisky with 2 cubes of ice. RIP X
No worries Chunky, I was gutted to hear this sad news and feel for you and all the people that knew him. I didnt know him personally but have seen him several times at Borehamwood and we also got the same supporters coach to the ladies conti cup final recently.

I too hope the Club do something appropriate to honour his name.

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Re: RIP Ernie Crouch

Postby OneBardGooner » Sun Dec 06, 2015 12:18 pm

PS: Maybe we can get the club to Honour Him in a fitting and respectful way.

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Re: RIP Ernie Crouch

Postby casgooner » Sun Dec 06, 2015 12:32 pm

So sad RIP Ernie

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Re: RIP Ernie Crouch

Postby Henry Norris 1913 » Sun Dec 06, 2015 12:41 pm

Glad that he got the chance to be acknowledged in the way he was before he passed away

RIP Ernie

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Re: RIP Ernie Crouch

Postby Robin_L » Sun Dec 06, 2015 5:46 pm

RIP


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