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Jackie Campbell Passes Away

The sad news that former Blackburn Rovers footballer Jackie Campbell has passed away has been revealed.

Campbell, nicknamed "Nudge" was a wing half with Rovers between 1946 and 1955 played more than 200 games for the club before leaving for nearby Oldham Athletic.

His former Rovers team mate Bryan Douglas said:

"Jackie was more than just a football colleague, he was a great friend and a super guy. He was the life and soul of the party in my early years at Ewood Park - what a character. We all met up a few months ago when he threw a party to celebrate his 60th wedding anniversary and I am so sad to hear of his passing."

Jackie Campbell passed away in his home in Spain aged 84-years-old. Campbell always maintained close ties with the club despite living in Spain, often attending games and social events.

My thoughts, as I'm sure everyone's are with his family...

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Writer: Walker Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Monday February 12 2007

Time: 1:57PM

Your Comments

Always sad to hear about anyone passing away, especially one of your own. My thoughts are with his family.
Hughes Da Man
Sorry to hear that news. RIP Jackie.
sandgroanun
Sad news indeed. My best wishes go out to his family and friends.
roversman
 

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