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Never Forgotten

8 March 2013

Former Players Association On Dick Graham.

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Dick passed away on Thursday after a battle with illness but John believes his legend will live on.

The U's Former Players Association will never forget Dick Graham, according to association secretary John Schultz.
"The thoughts of former players and friends of Colchester United Former Players Association and all supporters of the club are with his family at this sad time.  

o sad to hear about Dick Graham passing away yesterday morning. "He regularly had supporters attend weekly get together to relive that incredible victory over Leeds United and all the other achievements in his football life. 

"Dick never lost his enthusiasm for the game and Colchester United.  He was always ready to share his memories and advice on the game he loved.

"The last couple of times I visited him in hospital after his fall and in the nursing home he still had an incredible memory for names, facts and concerns for his players and friends.

"He was of course a big family man and always commented to me how much he appreciated their love and care for him and his wife. 
"Dick will never be forgotten at Colchester United or the town for so many reasons - not least the victory of Leeds. We will all miss his words of advice and his smiles when talking about football.

"Again our thoughts are with his family and God bless you Dick."


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