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Social Media pays tribute to Peter Gelson

Fans share memories of Club great who passed away last week, aged 79

3 May 2021

Peter Gelson, one of only four men to play more than 500 games for us, died last Monday, 26 April, aged 79. A stalwart of the club throughout the 1960s, Peter played 516 games for The Bees and was twice voted Supporters' Player of the Year. He was inducted into our Hall of Fame in 2014 and remained a season ticket holder into our last seasons at Griffin Park. When the sad news broke, supporters were quick to pay their own respects to Peter online.

 

We are saddened to report the death of one of our greatest ever players, Peter Gelson, who died last night at the age of...

Posted by Brentford FC on Tuesday, 27 April 2021

A win for Peter Gelson tonight #BrentfordFC #BeeTogether 🐝

Posted by Brentford FC on Tuesday, 27 April 2021

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