Linfield FC mourns the loss of the legendary Bobby Braithwaite

Posted : 14th October 2015 at 23:56:12

It is with deep sorrow that Linfield FC reports that one of the all time legends of this club, Bobby Braithwaite passed away at 8.40am in his South African home this morning.

Bobby was of course one of the famous 7 Trophy Winning Team of 1961/62 and he and his son Paul returned to Belfast for the 50th anniversary celebrations of that magnificent achievement in April 2012.

The funeral will take place next week on Thursday at 14.30.

Fuller tributes will be provided tomorrow and Linfield will pay appropriate respects to one of the clubs all time greatest players at Saturdays game away to Warrenpoint and at the following weeks home game against Carrick Rangers.

The deepest sympathy and most sincere condolences of everyone connected to Linfield FC are conveyed to Bobby's son Paul and the Braithwaite family circle at this very sad time.

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