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Off Topic Rip John Snaith

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  1. Teessidemackem

    Teessidemackem Well-Known Member

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    Owner of the Colliery tavern.
    John was a huge fan of the lads and will be sadly missed by many. He was a lovely man, and would often help me with ticket's.

    The last time i saw him he gave my lads 10 pound each, shows the kind of person he was.

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    Smug in Boots Well-Known Member

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    Really sad that.

    A great character at a time when you rarely know who's running a pub from week to week.
     
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    Teessidemackem Well-Known Member

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    I worked for him many years ago in Stockton when he owned a hotel. I was at college at the time and had a part time job there as a Cellar man.
    He used to take me to away games, his passion for the lads was massive which is why he ended up buying the Colliery and moving back upto Sunderland
     
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    Sounds like a top bloke. RIP John lad
     
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    Great fella. Last spoke at the end of the Mags match. He was on day release from St Benedicts and was in the Premier Concourse as he’d given his place in his box away. RIP John a true gentleman.
     
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    Rip John
     
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    RIP John.
     
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    RIP.....god bless.
     
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  9. Thefoox

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    Took me to my first game thanks John rip
     
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    A great great bloke, he used to phone us with info if he needed any help we always turned up for him. RIP John
     
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    RIP John
     
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    RIP John Snaith... I sit next to his brother in the N.S. he was telling me a few weeks back it was not looking good.
     
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    very popular pub pre match as well hope his pub continues to be a success, RIP.
     
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