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      RIP Tommy Smith: 1945-2019

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      stuey
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      Re: RIP Tommy Smith: 1945-2019
      Reply #46: Apr 13, 2019 05:35:05 pm
      Rottweiler of a defender Billy and he made the opposing defenders look like Jack Russells.
      As stated Tommy was in a care home and had advanced dementia which had affected him for a number of years.
      If I’m not mistaken he was born around Scotty Road and I do know after his playing days he ran a pub I think it was by Skem.
      My cousin worked in the pub and she always said he was straight to the point and would not take sh*t off anyone, much like his days at Anfied.

      RIP Big Man.


      Correction to the above, I always thought Tommy was born near Scotty but it was in fact a road between Anfield and Goodison.
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      Reply #47: Apr 13, 2019 05:36:51 pm
      I done the Anfield experience a few weeks ago, wanted to see the new stand etc as haven't been to Anfield for some time, in fact far too long !
      Anyway, at the dinner, David Johnson was doing a talk and said on his visit with Ipswich that he nutmegged Tommy going through on goal, when walking back Tommy says to him, you do that again and I will break your fcuking back ! They don't make them like that anymore.

      Great player for us and really sad to hear how he ended up.
      RIP Tommy.
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      Reply #48: Apr 13, 2019 06:50:05 pm
      Rest In Peace Tommy Smith. Hard man, solid man, good man.

      Our thoughts go out to his family and friends during this trying time.

      The Anfield Iron. Never Ever Forgotten.

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      Reply #49: Apr 13, 2019 10:04:19 pm
      RIP the iron that goal in Rome lives long in the memory .

      it was a thing of beauty
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      Reply #50: Apr 13, 2019 10:17:07 pm
      I seem to remember in 77 he was on loan in the States and only came back because Thomo was injured.
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      Reply #51: Apr 14, 2019 02:06:41 pm
      Hope they chant "Tommy Smith Red Power" at the game today.
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      Re: RIP Tommy Smith: 1945-2019
      Reply #52: Apr 16, 2019 12:24:17 am
      Didn't Shanks say "Tommy was born a man!"
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      Reply #53: Apr 16, 2019 06:49:23 am
      RIP Tommy!
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      Reply #54: Apr 05, 2022 02:50:01 pm
      Happy birthday to The Anfield Iron.

      Would of been 77 today. And we all know 77 has a special meaning in the life of Tommy after his goal in the 77 European Cup final.
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      Reply #55: Apr 05, 2022 04:37:28 pm
      What a delighted scorer, its Tommy Smith

      R.I.P the iron
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      Reply #56: Apr 05, 2022 04:40:03 pm
      They broke the mould when Tommy was born, I caught the very end of his days with Liverpool but will always remember that goal in the final, although I didn’t fully appreciate what it meant for Tommy at the time,  I was only 15 and still wanking myself to death, my Ol fella loved him, loved how hard he was, and how he wouldn’t take prisoners, it wasn’t til later I read that Shanks said Tommy wasn’t born, he was quarried, always makes me smile,

      Happy Birthday Tommy, RIP YNWA
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      Reply #57: Apr 18, 2023 08:52:26 pm
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      Reply #58: Apr 19, 2023 10:15:31 am
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      Re: RIP Tommy Smith: 1945-2019
      Reply #59: Apr 19, 2023 06:37:38 pm
      Didn't Shanks say "Tommy was born a man!"

      Shanks said “Tommy Smith wasn’t born he was quarried.”
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      Re: RIP Tommy Smith: 1945-2019
      Reply #60: Apr 19, 2023 09:04:32 pm
      One hard man on the field R.I.P. Tommy
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      Reply #61: Apr 19, 2023 10:13:33 pm
      Absolute personification of Our club, always gave 100%...an ambassador and a true legend and no one who watched him will forget him.
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      Re: RIP Tommy Smith: 1945-2019
      Reply #62: Apr 20, 2023 07:08:25 pm
      Was still 2 years away from his debut when I first stood on The Kop. He was very raw at first. He actually wore the number 10 shirt although he played alongside Yeats. At that time it was 1-11 and Tommy fooled a few early on. But he was a decent footballer and was only sent off once, for giving the ref a bollocking. Only booked 3 times. Probably nobody dared go near him.

      He crunched a few in the early European cup games. Part of our great history. Legend from the start to the very end.

      RIP Tommy Smith..one off.
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      Reply #63: Apr 21, 2023 10:11:10 am
      Tommy was a very good footballer far more than he was a hard man (so called). Checkout the 74 Fa Cup final and watch some of his touches.
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      Re: RIP Tommy Smith: 1945-2019
      Reply #64: Apr 22, 2023 03:15:55 pm
      RIP

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