Hammers/Everton tributes for Sir Bobby and Bill Kenwright


West Ham United will join Everton ahead of kick-off this Sunday to pay tribute to England’s 1966 World Cup winner Sir Bobby Charlton and former Toffees chairman Bill Kenwright CBE, who both sadly passed away this week.

Bill Kenwright

Sir Bobby’s Three Lions teammate Sir Geoff Hurst will join David Moyes and  Everton boss Sean Dyche pitch side as part of the tributes, prior to a minute’s applause to celebrate their lives.

Claret and Hugh expresses its sincere condolences to the loved ones of both Sir Bobby and Bill at this sad time and we thank both for their magical input into the game.

Bobby Charlton 

Sir Geoff uis now of course the only member of the 1966 Three Lions World Cup winning squad left alive and has paid his own tribute to the great Sir Bobby when he of course declared that the Manchester United and England would never be forgotten by those who saw him in his glory years

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Hugh Southon is a lifelong Iron and the founding editor of ClaretandHugh. He is a national newspaper journalist of many years experience and was Bobby Moore's 'ghost' writer during the great man's lifetime. He describes ClaretandHugh as "the Hammers daily newspaper!"

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