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Thread: Melia Aleksic.....RIP.......

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    Melia Aleksic.....RIP.......

    Shocking news that Melia ex Vale, Stafford Rangers, Plymouth Argyle, Luton Town and Spurs FA cup winning goalkeeper............Collapse d and died yesterday in S.Africa.


    I have just spoke to 'Elderbezza' Dave and his brother Phil who like myself attended the same School as Melia........Condolences to his family and Friends.......RIP Melia.
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    It makes you think doesn't it James?. Melia was a good keeper and I remember him well from our school days.

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    I too have fond memories of Melia.
    Very sad news.

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    Quote Originally Posted by old sage View Post
    It makes you think doesn't it James?. Melia was a good keeper and I remember him well from our school days.
    Yes Mike i think he was 61yrs...He was due home this week for a family gathering also.......

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    I recall him playing in the late 60's and then he ended up playing wasn't it for Spurs in a FA Cup final? very sad.

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    RIP Milija.

    Bit of obscure rock and roll trivia: he was the goalkeeper being given the v's on the sleeve to the Super Furry Animals single, The Man Don't Give a F...


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    Quote Originally Posted by Santa View Post
    RIP Milija.

    Bit of obscure rock and roll trivia: he was the goalkeeper being given the v's on the sleeve to the Super Furry Animals single, The Man Don't Give a F...

    Its looks like his Luton days...Judging by the strip......

    The likes of Ray Williams and Mike Cullerton will remember him well.

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    I see he only made 3 first team appearances for us, weirdly, all in the FA cup. Surely he played more than that?
    R.I.P.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Jimmy View Post
    Its looks like his Luton days...Judging by the strip......
    Yeah against Cardiff I'd say..

    Is he the bloke who started Roseville taxis, Jim?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Tosh View Post
    Yeah against Cardiff I'd say..

    Is he the bloke who started Roseville taxis, Jim?
    No it was his Dad Tosh, Peter........His Dad wanted him to have a trade as a Motor Mechanic........Vale did not like the idea and they released him he joined Stafford and the rest is History.......