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RIP Uncle Jack

19 May 1929 - 17 August 2000

RIP Uncle Jack Walker, we love you

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Writer: Mikey Delap Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Tuesday August 17 2010

Time: 8:45AM

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Never a day goes by where we don't miss him, I think we owe it all to Uncle Jack.
Mikey Delap
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17/08/2010 08:48:00

I concur, Mike. Without him, we would probably still be languishing in the lower divisions rather than being on the brink of a major takeover. There would've been no Premier League title, no Carling Cup and no Shearer. He provided us with solidity and stability, and he gave us a firm foundation to build upon. Mr. Syed may takeover the club very soon, but in the hearts of Rovers fans, Jack will always be the clubs true owner. Our ambitions and dreams may lie with the new owners, but our hearts will always lie with Jack. What other club sings the name of their owner every match? What other club has a statue of a deceased owner outside of their ground? I can't think of any. For a club owner to be revered in such a way, he has to have such a profound impact on the fans that he will live on in their memory forever. Jack did just that. RIP, Uncle Jack. A true gentleman, a true legend and most importantly, a true Rover.
roversfanben
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17/08/2010 09:41:00

The 94/95 title winning season hasn't been matched for entertainment value and is unlikely to be matched again and it was all thanks to your love for the club. Thanks for the memories, RIP Uncle Jack
ITSALLROVER
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17/08/2010 10:34:00

A true hero and Mr. Blackburn Rovers. There's only one Jack Walker!
roversman
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17/08/2010 12:30:00

God Bless you Uncle Jack, gone but never forgotten!
mutts nutts
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17/08/2010 12:45:00

So much to thank you for. Alway be missed. RIP Uncle Jack!
bennipoo
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17/08/2010 13:12:00

He helped build the team that we love and I thank him for that. So lucky were Rovers to have Jack as a fan. RIP Jack Walker there's only one. There are no superlatives good enough to describe the man. Still missed
luke5045
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17/08/2010 14:20:00

Forever missed, never forgotten. RIP Uncle Jack.
fransavarese
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17/08/2010 14:26:00

Only one Jack Walker! a legend for the club in terms of investment, i just never agreed with his 'no black players' policy; but that's because i can't tolerate racism.
marsmanic
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17/08/2010 16:50:00

Jack you will never be forgotten. Thank you
Diouf Diouf
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17/08/2010 16:54:00

No other man will achieve what he did in such a short space of time, a true legend
glen9mullan
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17/08/2010 19:47:00

Thank you Jack for creating a memory and legacy that will never be topped or forgotten.
lostboyrover
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17/08/2010 20:01:00

Thanks for the memories Jack, without you they would only be dreams.
Stubbs
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17/08/2010 22:02:00

Cheers to the big man, im sure he is watching over this takeover saga and making sure it all goes to plan! RIP
sasman
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18/08/2010 00:35:00

There's only one Jack Walker. R.I.P. A true legend.
oziroversfan
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18/08/2010 06:30:00

Legend
FreidelNo.1
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18/08/2010 09:41:00

 

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