Black Armbands and a Minute's Silence for Mr Taylor
09 February 2010 01:04
Blackburn Rovers will mark the death of a supporter on Wednesday night before the game against Hull when they will hold a minute's silence for John Steven Taylor. Mr Taylor lost his life watching Rovers last weekend at the Britannia Stadium in a tragic accident which left him with a fatal head wound. Also, as a mark of respect, the players will wear black armbands during the game. Manager Sam Allardyce said: "It is a great tragedy that has happened. I have never heard anything like this in my entire life. It is a great shame. "Our sympathies go out to his family and we will doing our utmost in terms of respect for him tomorrow. "If it helps the family in some way, we will get them a win and three valuable points."