Mabel Arnold began following West Ham in 1934 – now she has gone on her last match

Mabel Arnold began following West Ham in 1934 – now she has gone on her last match

February 10, 2019 0 By admin

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Mabel Arnold has been on West Hams since 1934.

Her last match at the stand was Londonderbyt against Tottenham in October.

On Saturday she fell asleep – 102 years old.

She was the club's oldest season card holder.

Mabel Arnold saw her first West Ham match in place with her husband Dick in 1934. After his death in 1981, she continued to play matches with her son Graham.

Several of the club's supporters got to know her when she celebrated her 100th birthday and was honored during the last game at Boleyn Ground.

Although her health deteriorated, she continued to play the matches, but her last match in place was when West Ham met Tottenham in October.

On Saturday Mabel Arnold left the time.

"Have a place in the fans' hearts"

"Everyone in the club is sad to hear about her death, but we were lucky to have her as a member of the West Ham family", the club's vice president Karren Brady writes in a statement.

“She was an inspiring lady who will always have a special place in our history and in all the fans' hearts. Mabel will be missing. ”

The club adds on its website that Mabel Arnold will be honored at home match against Fulham on February 22.

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