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Life's a Pitch to Pay Tribute to Simon Warr
Saturday, 22nd Feb 2020 11:10

Today’s Life’s a Pitch (BBC Radio Suffolk midday to 2pm) will pay tribute to the show’s local football correspondent Simon Warr, who died earlier this morning, aged 65.

Warr’s non-league previews have been a weekly feature of the show since it began in 2012, in addition to his coverage of games across the county and other broadcast roles with Radio Suffolk and nationally.

Host Mark Murphy, legend-in-residence Terry Butcher, Tractor Boy and TWTD’s Phil Ham will be joined with figures from local football to remember Warr.

You can send your own memories via email, Mark’s Twitter or during the show by phone on 0800 141 2121 or text to 81333 starting your message with SFK.

The show can be heard on 95.5FM, 95.9FM, 103.9FM and 104.6FM, and also now on DAB, or online via a widget on this page by clicking here.

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senduntd added 11:26 - Feb 22
Very sad. Always liked his forthright presentation. I shall miss his voice on Radio Suffolk.
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Saxonblue74 added 11:26 - Feb 22
Sad news. His voice became as familiar as some of the real broadcasting legends to me with his enthusiasm and great knowledge of the local scene. Come on Town, let's have a win for Simon today.
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slade1 added 11:28 - Feb 22
RIP Simon, your football reports were always knowledgeable, interesting and funny. You will be missed by the listeners.
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bluerico added 12:01 - Feb 22
Always liked to hear Simon's enthusiastic and entertaining reports of local football matches. RIP Simon.
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OldClactonBlue added 12:16 - Feb 22
Very sad, and only 63.
Unique, never to be forgotten.
RIP Simon.
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davidsuperg added 12:28 - Feb 22
Life's a pitch will never be the same again. We have lost another legend. RIP Mr non league warr x
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DebsyAngel added 12:41 - Feb 22
Very sad news - he had such a distinctive voice. RIP Simon, will miss your local football commentary.
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Michael101 added 13:23 - Feb 22
Sad news,I used to look forward to his Saturday morning slot ON THE WARR PATH. Where he would rant about things like bad parking noisy kids great radio. RIP
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Edmundo added 13:25 - Feb 22
When I used to make the trip from further afield, his voice reporting on local matches was often confirmation of my arrival in or departure from Radio Suffolk territory. Sad news.
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GREYBLUE added 13:39 - Feb 22
So sad to hear of Simon’s passing
His passion for local football shined through in his reports
Very sad news RIP
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cooper4england added 15:58 - Feb 22
A proper wordsmith. RIP Mr Warr
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blueboy1981 added 17:17 - Feb 22
R.I.P Simon - you’ll be missed by many. Gone too soon after bravely battling on through a horrendous time. Where’s the justice ?
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Pedro added 08:42 - Feb 23
Very sad. Always really enjoyed his football and his film and TV reports. Sounded like he was a great guy, always really entertaining. Untimely death. RIP.
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