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‘One of the true greats of cinema’: Pierce Brosnan pays tribute to Sir Sean Connery

‘One of the true greats of cinema’: Pierce Brosnan pays tribute to Sir Sean Connery

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Fellow James Bond actor Pierce Brosnan has paid tribute to Sir Sean Connery, describing him as "one of the true greats of cinema", after his death aged 90.Sir Sean died peacefully in his sleep on Saturday in Nassau, the Bahamas, where he had been "unwell for some time", his son Jason said. News of his death was met with touching tributes from other actors, fans and politicians.Brosnan - who starred in four 007 films - said he would "cast a long shadow of cinematic splendour that will live on forever". Image: Sean Connery in the 1971 Bond film Diamonds Are Forever Image: Connery and Shirley Eaton share a laugh on the phone in the James Bond flick Goldfinger Fellow Bond actor Dan...
Man City, Raheem Sterling and Aymeric Laporte pay tribute to former academy star Jeremy Wisten, 17, after tragic death

Man City, Raheem Sterling and Aymeric Laporte pay tribute to former academy star Jeremy Wisten, 17, after tragic death

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Man City have paid tribute to their former academy star Jeremy Wisten following his tragic death. The 17-year-old defender joined City in 2016 and featured for their Elite Development squads before leaving the club. Instagram Wisten was hugely popular with his former City teammates In a brief statement, City said: “The Manchester City family are saddened to learn of the passing of former Academy player Jeremy Wisten. “We send our deepest condolences to his friends and family. Our thoughts are with you at this difficult time.” City defender Aymeric Laporte tweeted: “Horrible news… RIP young man.” Horrible news… RIP young man 💙🕊 — Aymeric Laporte (@Laporte) October 25, 2020 Meanwhile, former City winger Trevor Sinclair said: “RIP Jeremy Wisten. “As...
Virtual reunion: Will Smith and Fresh Prince cast pay teary tribute to late Uncle Phil actor

Virtual reunion: Will Smith and Fresh Prince cast pay teary tribute to late Uncle Phil actor

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Will Smith was left in tears during a virtual reunion with his Fresh Prince of Bel-Air co-stars as they remembered James Avery, who played Uncle Phil and died in 2013.The star shared a clip from his new Snapchat chat show "Will At Home" on his Instagram page as the cast marked 30 years since the start of the hit show. Alfonso Ribeiro (Carlton), Daphne Maxwell Reid (Aunt Viv) Joseph Marcell (Geoffrey) Karyn Parsons (Hilary), Tatyana M. Ali (Ashley) and Smith's sidekick DJ Jazzy Jeff all featured in the video."I'm hyped, I'm hyped!" said Smith. The actors appeared very pleased to see each other as they spoke from their homes during the coronavirus lockdown. ...
‘If Gordon Banks played cricket, Peter Bonetti would have been England’s No.1’ – Chelsea legends Ron ‘Chopper’ Harris and John Hollins pay tribute to late goalkeeper

‘If Gordon Banks played cricket, Peter Bonetti would have been England’s No.1’ – Chelsea legends Ron ‘Chopper’ Harris and John Hollins pay tribute to late goalkeeper

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Ron ‘Chopper’ Harris and John Hollins have paid tribute to their former teammate, Chelsea legend Peter Bonetti, after he sadly passed away this weekend. Bonetti died on Easter Sunday at the age of 78, after losing his long-term battle with illness. Chelsea dubbed ‘The Cat’ as one of the club’s ‘greatest ever players’ and tributes from across football have poured in for former England international. Mirrorpix - Getty Peter Bonetti made 729 appearances for Chelsea across two spells in the 1960s and 1970s Despite being remembered as one of the country’s finest goalkeepers, Bonetti only made seven appearances in an England shirt, although he was part of the squad that lifted the World Cup in 1966. Unfortunately for him, Gordon Banks was in his way f...
Sir Stirling Moss dies aged 90 after long illness as wife pays tribute to Formula One legend

Sir Stirling Moss dies aged 90 after long illness as wife pays tribute to Formula One legend

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Formula One legend Sir Stirling Moss has passed away at the age of 90.Moss, who won 212 of the 529 races he competed in, had been suffering from a long illness. Getty Images Stirling Moss has passed away at the age of 90 Lady Moss was at his bedside in the final stages and said he died peacefully at their Mayfair house. “He died as he lived, looking wonderful,” she told the Daily Mail. “He simply tired in the end and he just closed his beautiful eyes and that was that.” Once described as ‘the greatest driver never to win the World Championship’, Moss’ outstanding sportsmanship ensured he was always a popular member of the racing fraternity. Moss was effectively forced into retirement from top-level motorsport in 1962 after a horror crash at Goodwood l...