UK time is: 19:56:09
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

'If It's Football, It's Vital'

Charlie Williams Sadly Dies

Charlie Williams has died at the age of 78.

The former Doncaster Rovers player was famously known more as comedian then a footballer.

Williams became the first black comedian to appear on television and he went on to host Golden Shot game show.

Williams made over 170 appearances for Rovers.

Whilst still a Rovers player, he was approached by the Barnsley manager to sign for them. 'Bugger off, its bad enough being black' replied Charlie

Williams died at Barnsley General hospital on Saturday afternoon.

Rest In Peace 'me old flower'






Use your social login to comment on front page articles. Login using you Facebook, Twitter, Google or LinkedIn accounts and have your say!


Click here to join in the debate on the club forum.

The Journalist

Writer:  Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Sunday September 3 2006

Time: 10:36PM

Your Comments

RIP Charlie - you were, without doubt, a class act.
sandgroanun
RIP Charlie.
NathanDRFC
true gentleman and a great entertainer. i had the privilage of meeting him at his club in hoyland in the early 80,s. always had time to chat with his fans. R.I.P
zipadeedoodah
R.I.P charlie lad you were a great you will never be fogoting people that spoke about you never had a bad word to say that shows how much you was respected and still are R.I.P charlie
no.1 rover
R.I.P charlie had the privelege of meeting you at the Edenthorpe club in the early 80's, perfect gentleman.
dazza71
R.I.P Charlie Williams.
TheSherriff
 

Have Your Say

Log in...
with your social network     OR     with your Vital account

Recent Doncaster Rovers Articles

Archived Doncaster Rovers Articles

List All Vital Donny Articles
Have your say
Click here to suggest an article
Click here to suggest a poll

Vital Members League (view all)

1. DonnyEd 3

League Results (view all)

Latest Results
Yeovil 0 - 3 Doncaster
Doncaster 1 - 3 Port Vale
Doncaster 0 - 2 Oldham
Doncaster 1 - 1 Preston
Colchester 0 - 1 Doncaster

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
8. Barnsley 5 2 2 1 3 8
9. Swindon 5 2 2 1 3 8
10. Notts County 5 2 1 2 1 7
11. Doncaster 5 2 1 2 0 7
12. Sheff Utd 5 2 1 2 0 7
13. Gillingham 5 2 1 2 -1 7
14. Leyton Orient 5 1 3 1 1 6

Breaking League News

Team News: Peterborough United v Leyton Orient
Peterborough : 02/09/2014 18:59:00
Brannigan - We Failed On Three Deals
Sheff Utd : 02/09/2014 18:53:00
Lancashire & Muldoon Set For Friendly Return
Rochdale : 02/09/2014 18:47:00
County Secure Traore On Deadline Day
Notts County : 02/09/2014 18:40:00
Posh v The O`s - Your Score Predictions
Peterborough : 02/09/2014 17:54:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Are you happy with the first month?
Suggested By:  
Yes 50%
No 50%