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Rocky Rocastle Day

Saturday's visit from Aston Villa see's the Highbury faithful celebrate the life of David 'Rocky' Rocastle.

Rocky was taken from us at the tender age of 33 in 2001 and as the club enter's it's final months at the famous Highbury stadium, the board have seen fit to have a special theme for every home game this season, tomorrow is 'Rocky Rocastle Day'

A number of special activities will be taking place tomorrow such as, a period of applause for the great man, a ballon release where ballons will be available to buy on the day for supporters to attach a message to and let free at the appropriate time. Special guests and a visual tribute will be played on the massive screens.

Also, 50p from each match day programme will go to the David Rocastle trust, as will all other fund raising events.

Buckets will also be passed round to raise money for the charity.

So all fans attending the game tomorrow should bring an extra few quid to give to a good cause and to honour David Rocastle.





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Writer: Rocky7 Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Friday March 31 2006

Time: 5:31PM

Your Comments

Good luck with your cause. I remember Rocky during his brief spell with us (Chelsea) and he was, on his day, class.
merlin
Thanks Merlin. He was a player of supreme skill, passion and wasn't afraid to get stuck in, I think he would have thrived in todays team!!
Rocky7
He was a legend as simple as that. Rocky Rocastle.....we salute you!!
itsup4grabsnow
Sing his name loud and proud tomorrow in honour of this fantastic player!!
Rocky7
Absolute legend. Why not name a stand after him at the emirates stadium!?!?
jsimmon6
A great Idea, North Bank, Clock End, The Herbert Chapman Stand and the David Rocastle Stand. Sounds excellent to me!!
Rocky7
Class player in his time
book_me_browning
 

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