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MARK OF RESPECT FOR HIGGINSON

24 July 2012

Players to wear black armbands against FC Erzgebirge Aue

Brentford players will wear black arm bands at tonight's match with FC Erzgebirge Aue as a mark of respect for Tommy Higginson's passing.

The 75-year-old, who died on Sunday, played 433 first team games from 1960 to 1970, scoring 15 goals.

He moved to Hillingdon Borough in 1970 having been honoured in 1969 with a well attended testimonial against Queens Park Rangers.

Only four men - Ken Coote, Jamie Bates, Peter Gelson and current captain Kevin O'Connor - have played more games for Brentford in the club's history.

Manager Uwe Rösler said: "We were sad to hear of Tommy's death and wanted to show our respect for a man who served Brentford Football Club so very well in the past"


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