Hugh McIlvanney

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  1. Gyp Rosetti Gold Member Gold Member

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    To describe Hugh McIlvanney as an outstanding sports journalist would be an injustice. He was a poet, philosopher and genius. R.I.P Hugh :shamrock:
     
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  3. Marty McFly Johnny Mac’s Roadie / Protégé Gold Member

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    What a distinctive and calming voice he had, narrated Celtic videos I watched growing up I’m sure.

    Knew his stuff and some! RIP
     
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  4. JC Anton Time for 9 Gold Member

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    Great Man RIP :shamrock:
     
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    Read his book of football interviews, just brilliant
     
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    Absolute gentleman and proper journalist not like the idiots today in SMSM, remember listening to a programme "The Belfast Celtic Story" on bbc bout 20odd years ago,George Best on the programme praising the grand old team saying his old man used to tell him stories
     
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    Sad news. RIP
     
  11. Scotia Gold Member Gold Member

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    todays modern journalists should read his stuff .. and hang their heads in shame !!!

    modern journalists :rofl: dont believe I typed that .

    RIP Hugh .
     
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    Well said. :50:


    R.I.P


    :shamrock:
     
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    He's one of those people you get "once in a lifetime."
    R.I.P :shamrock:
     
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    R.I.P Hugh
     
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    Very sad to hear,he knew his stuff big time...R.I.P Hugh
     
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    Done all the football's greatest team's on sky didn't he?
     
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    That's sad ....what I would call a proper journalist
     
  19. Gyp Rosetti Gold Member Gold Member

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    Yup.
     
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    Class in them mate :50:
     
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