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Villa Hero - Paul Birch - RIP

Villa Hero - Paul Birch - RIP

Oh no, more awful awful news. This is a very sad day.

A statement from Neil Rioch, Chairman of the Aston Villa Former Players Association:

'It is with the greatest sadness that I inform you that former Aston Villa & Wolves player Paul Birch passed away this morning (Monday 2nd February 2009) in Good Hope Hospital, Sutton Coldfield after a long and courageous battle against cancer.

I will inform you of funeral arrangements as soon as they are known.'

RIP Birchy, you'll be forever in our hearts.

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Writer:J P Fear
Date:Monday February 2 2009
Time: 11:33AM

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Awful day for Villans everywhere. A truly great player and a massive, brave guy personally also. Thoughts are with his family. RIP.
The Fear
02/02/2009 11:37:00
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RIP terrible news, puts the window into perspective really.
1982benny
02/02/2009 11:37:00
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Extremely sad day indeed. RIP
fatloser
02/02/2009 11:40:00
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Grew up watching birchy gutted RIP.
chris the villan
02/02/2009 11:42:00
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RIP Birchy sad, sad day.
MattUTV
02/02/2009 11:52:00
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Gutted. RIP Birchy, you'll be very fondly remembered by all!
DeanoVilla
02/02/2009 11:53:00
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Very sad news - Sadder still that SSNews would rather concentrate on Robbie Keane getting into a car. Condolences from all at Vital QPR.
Boxer
02/02/2009 11:56:00
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RIP....sadly missed on and off the pitch.
bentonm
02/02/2009 11:58:00
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Im in shock, RIP
DO'L
02/02/2009 12:04:00
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Dreadful news. Thanks for the memories Paul, RIP.
godzvilla
02/02/2009 12:06:00
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