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Peter Reid to auction off his FA Cup Runners up medal

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Everton legend Peter Reid is to auction his 1986 FA Cup runners-up medal to raise funds for cash-strapped Plymouth Argyle.

I have every admiration that Peter Reid has taken such an honourable and sympathetic stance to help in any way he can, but I also sincerely hope that our beloved Everton will attempt to be the highest bidder in order to honour him and add it to the Everton Collection.

I for one would be willing to donate towards this cause, as I also lived in Plymouth for many years and they are also a very special set of fans.

Is anyone trying to arrange some action?

Gerry Quinn, Houston, TX, USA     Posted 11/03/2011 at 22:23:48

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Jeff Watts
1   Posted 12/03/2011 at 09:02:19

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A grand gesture by Mr Reid and one that is appreciated by Plymouthians.

There are already plans to hand back the medal to Peter Reid.

See http://www.thisisplymouth.co.uk/news/Fans-aim-buy-Peter-Reid-s-medal-auction-straight/article-3320594-detail/article.html to help
Phil Bellis
2   Posted 12/03/2011 at 11:47:50

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Perhaps Gosling will buy it to make amends for doing his home-town club out of a share of a transfer fee?

No... thought not

Jeff Watts
3   Posted 12/03/2011 at 13:15:49

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Mr Reid has also been paying Argyle's heating bill and the youth players wages out of his own pocket. He is becoming a legend down here for his attitude and has yet to complain about the predicament.
Stephen Leary
4   Posted 12/03/2011 at 21:42:53

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Get Reidy back as Number 2!
Danny Broderick
5   Posted 13/03/2011 at 05:55:27

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What a gesture if true. A proper football man...
Eugene Ruane
6   Posted 13/03/2011 at 10:00:25

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Apart from Ball, I've never seen an Everton player who hated losing as much as Reid. A legend.

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