World News – GB – Liverpool fans pay tribute to legendary and ‘iconic’ supporter


« Entertain everyone with his songs & tales of jesteryear – an old school icon – he will be sorely missed »

Liverpool fans paid tribute to legendary supporter who has been described as «  » an old school icon « 

Lenny Woods passed away recently and his passing has seen hundreds of Reds take to social media to pay their respects

Many who have known Lenny to go to the game or follow the club over the years have said how happy they are to have known him

LFC fan group Spirit of Shankly tweeted about Lenny on Monday morning, prompting a flood of responses and messages of condolence to his family

They said: « RIP Lenny Woods, a true #LFC legend – sincere sympathy to his family & friends of the & committee members of Spirit of Shankly

« He was a regular at our coaches outside, entertaining everyone with his songs & tales of jesteryear – an old school icon – he will be sorely missed »

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Terry Sylvester tweeted to say he was sitting next to Lenny in Hillsborough and would be missed

He said: « Very sad to hear that my friend &, big LFC fan, Lenny Woods, has passed away

A group of Turkish fans tweeted: « Lenny Woods, true old school icon and beloved Kop tribune figure, has passed away

The other Reds also posted their tributes on Twitter to the legendary fan whom they affectionately consider « one of the old school »

@SPGPrescot said: « RIP Lenny Woods, Top red and one of the old school Glad you got to see us again on our #YNWA perch »

@bobby_lupo tweeted about Lenny’s legendary status, even among fans: « I remember the excitement of seeing him once on the RIP kopite Lenny Woods kop »

@mishybabez_ said: « RjeP Lenny Woods, my thoughts and prayers are with his family Friends of & at this sad time [heart emoji] You will never be forgotten #LFC #YNWA #RIPLenny xx »

@NickyAllt posted: « Lenny Woods RIP big guy One of the biggest reds to walk the planet #LFC #Legend »

@LFCSteAl said: « RIP Lenny Woods The definition of ‘a true red’ Our fan base is going to be considerably weaker without him He saw and lived the spell I’m so glad he sees us win the title once again Condolences to all his family « 

Lenny was remembered by many fans as part of a group of fanatic and devoted supporters known as the « Wilcox crew » with his great friend, Bobby Wilcox, who passed away in 2009

@ DaveKirby01 tweeted: « Right up there with his mate Bobby Wilcox as one of our best supporters ever. Shiny red & fantastic character A Shankly man through & through RIP big dude »

ECHO had previously published a story about Lenny in 2013 in which he spoke of his dedication to the club he had followed for as long as he can remember

He said: « Watching Liverpool has been my life from a young age I still have the same passion for Liverpool now as when my father William took me to watch them for the first time « 


World News – UK – Liverpool fans pay tribute to legendary and ‘iconic’ fan


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