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Harry Cripps

Harry Cripps

Clubs played for: West Ham United, Millwall, Charlton Athletic. (1958-1975).

Born: 1941

Birthplace: Dereham

Died: 1995

Position: Defender

Biography: Played over 400 games for Millwall. Died in December 1995 after suffering heart attack whilst in hospital recovering from a stroke worked prior to his death as an Insurance broker for the Royal London Assurance company and lived in Upminster, Essex. He also coached East Ham United in the Essex Senior League and the exclusive Winchester College. Arry's Bar at The New Den is named in honour of Harry Cripps, which is a play on words of his Millwall nickname, 'Arry Boy. (FA Youth Cup runner up with West Ham)

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Cripps, Harry As a boy I would wait outside the Den during holidays to collect autogeaphs, Harry signed a photo that was in that weeks Shoot mag. He asked me to go and buy 10 copies for him which I did. Great memories.

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