I am sorry to hear Ron Springett had passed away. I used to work on the Master Cutler Pullman train. I met Ron on there when he used to travel to play in matches.
He asked me if I went to away matches, I said yes, so I went to the next away at Stoke with six mates and he gave me eight tickets.
Then Peter Swan came out and gave me another six tickets so I went in the queue and sold them.
I got a beefburger with the last ticket, we lost 4-0. Jimmy Greenhoff and John Ritchie scored two each.
One day at King’s Cross Station Ron Springett came along the platform followed by a photographer. He took a photograph of him and us in the crew.
After the photograph was published in the Sporting Live that was seen all around the world.
I saw him a couple more times.
I joined the Merchant Navy in 1960, and I was in Bombay in 1966 when Wednesday were in the Cup Final. I had two bets on them at 66-1, I was sick.
So long Ron.