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    Lawrie Leslie RIP

    Sad news. Former Hibs goalkeeper Lawrie Leslie who played for us between 1956 and 1959 has passed away. RIP


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    Very sorry to hear of Lawrie's passing. One of my favourites in my early days supporting the Club. Tremendous keeper on his day, who moved around quite a bit after leaving Easter Road.
    Condolences to Lawrie's family and friends.

    RIP

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    Very sorry to hear of Lawrie's passing. One of my favourites in my early days supporting the Club. Tremendous keeper on his day, who moved around quite a bit after leaving Easter Road.
    Condolences to Lawrie's family and friends.

    RIP
    Remember Lawrie well, part of a great Hibs defence which included John Grant, Jo McClelland, Jackie Plenderleith, John Patterson and a veteran Bobby Combe.

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    Lawrie was a great keeper & a wonderful character. I remember when he was at Airdrie & their centre half floored Joe Baker. Lawrie rushed out of goal & thumped his own player before tending to Joe! To put it into perspective Joe had just scored our 6th & his 4th goal past Lawrie. A sad loss.
    I reffed a game in The Kent league about 30 years ago & Lawrie's son was playing. I ended up back at their house leafing through his scrap album collection.

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    I was at primary school when Lawrie was our keeper at the end of his time at The Holy Ground.
    Lawrie and Jackie Wren being the first two keepers i likely saw playing for Hibernian.
    But no real memory of that period.

    Good memories from you there, Brian, and love the Airdrie story.



    Rest in Peace, Lawrie Leslie.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Disshibee View Post
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    Remember Lawrie well, part of a great Hibs defence which included John Grant, Jo McClelland, Jackie Plenderleith, John Patterson and a veteran Bobby Combe.

    Ah yes, I remember them well.

    RIP Lawrie.

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    Sad news. Did Laurie win the FA cup or was he a bearen Finalist. RIP Lawrie.

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    R.I.P. Lawrie.

    My boyhood hero and one of the greatest goalkeepers I've ever seen.

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    Great keeper and a credit to Hibs. RIP Lawrie
    This is how it feels

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    I read a lot about him and I liked what I read but I never saw him playing .
    RIP

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    Quote Originally Posted by southsider View Post
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    Sad news. Did Laurie win the FA cup or was he a bearen Finalist. RIP Lawrie.
    Runner up with Stoke City League Cup
    Runner up with HIBS Scottish Cup

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    Just using this forum to see if there's any info re Lawrie's funeral? It would be nice if we were represented in some way.

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    I remember him at West Ham. Good keeper.

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    Lucky enough to see him many times. Great 'keeper and genuine person.
    RIP to an unforgettable Hibs player.

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    Runner up with Stoke City League Cup
    Runner up with HIBS Scottish Cup
    Billy I was mixing him up with another ex Hibs keeper - George Farm who won the FA cup with Blackpool in 1953 dispite having in his own words ‘ the worst game of my life’.

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    Quote Originally Posted by southsider View Post
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    Billy I was mixing him up with another ex Hibs keeper - George Farm who won the FA cup with Blackpool in 1953 dispite having in his own words ‘ the worst game of my life’.

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