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Minute's applause for Keith Alexander at Bristol

There will be a minute`s applause prior to Bristol City v Doncaster Rovers game this weekend as a mark of respect for Macclesfield Town manager Keith Alexander who died in the week.

The Football League has asked that all Football League grounds take part in the minute`s applause.

The 53 year old had just returned home from his sides away trip at Notts County on Tuesday night when he began to feel unwell.

England players wore black armbands as a mark of respect for their midweek friendly with Egypt for the well liked former Lincoln, Grimsby and Stockport striker.

Macclesfield have decided to play their game this weekend with Hereford United after consultation with Alexander`s family, he would have been celebrating his 100th game in charge of the club.

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Writer: DonnyEd Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Friday March 5 2010

Time: 8:44PM

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A very sad loss, it's good that the FA and Football League have both pulled their fingers out this week and done something to honour him.
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05/03/2010 20:50:00

It will be a fitting tribute to a gentleman of the game, I always remember him scoring a hat trick for Grimbsy against Rovers in the late 80's when he gave us a really difficult night.
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05/03/2010 21:23:00

53 is so young and it will be a fitting tribute to the big man that he gets 3 points for his send off...R.I.P.
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06/03/2010 17:56:00


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