4 years today since Ali Brownlee passed

#3
Yes, he’s sadly missed.
The greatest fan middlesbrough ever had both the town and the team.
I loved his passion for the local area and his love for teesside. It’s an over used cliche now but He really was one of us.
RIP Ali
 
#4
He shaped my view of the Boro when I was growing up and not old enough to go to the games. So many memories where it's difficult to distinguish whether I was actually at the match or just listening to Ali's commentary.

I can't think of many commentators whose words are etched into so many peoples' memories almost as vividly as the goals themselves. A fantastic advocate of our club and our area, and a brilliantly lovely man above all.

The outpouring of emotion after his death and the show of support at his funeral tells you everything you need to know about the man. A man known by all of those in Teesside, despite so many having never had the pleasure of actually meeting him.

Still sorely missed by Teessiders everywhere, but his rose-tinted view of the club lives on within those who grew up listening to him. RIP Ali.
 
#8
I remember the first time me and my mates went to junior reds. We were star struck by Ali and Gordon Cox. I remember winning a quiz that first night where I cheated by copying off other people and one of the questions I put AC/DC Milan and still won tickets for the next match. I met Ali at the stadium with my dad and he was brilliant.
 
#13
Sad for his family and loved ones
But
To listen to him I use to think we were playing like Barcelona lol
Rose tinted glasses when it came to boro
It’s sad for anyone who enjoyed his commentaries. As an expat I miss him a lot, when I first moved abroad there was something very homely about tuning into his commentaries. The new bloke doesn’t cut it, I hate his sense of humor and he gets too excited over opposition goals.