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The Lucas Radebe Testimonial
Monday 2nd May 2005 - Elland Road, Leeds

At 7am on Monday May 2nd, Staff from the offices made the long trip from Sussex to Leeds by train to pay repects to the career of the great Lucas Radebe.
A whole host of footballing stars past and present were taking part, and Chris Kamara was there as well.
The following is some pictures and information about the day.

Before the match, we went to the players car park to see a plethora of stars arrive for the afternoon's showpiece.

Former Scotland and Leeds Captain Gary McAllister.
Goalkeeping legend Bruce Grobbelaar and his wife are shown the players entrance.
Former Norway international Gunnar Halle signs autographs for his legions of female fans.   John Carew, the Norwegian international striker, formally of Valencia was one of the big name stars.
Birmingham City's Mario Melchiot makes his way into the ground.   Leeds United's Player of the year Neil Sullivan signs for the fans.
Nigel Martyn, quite possibly Leeds' greatest ever keeper was also making a return to Elland Road.   France and Roma midfielder Olivier Dacourt arrived in an old Peugeot 306 and recieved lots of lovely comments regarding his blazer.
Simon Walton, Leeds' big breakthough talent of the 2004-05 season wasn't involved in the game, but was still hanging around the ground to lap up the attention from the many lady fans, both young and old!  

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