R.I.P Olly Croft

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R.I.P Olly Croft

Post by spaceman70 » Sat Nov 23, 2019 2:15 pm

Whatever your opinion of the man, he started it all.

Thoughts are with his family.
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Post by DavidB » Sat Nov 23, 2019 2:34 pm

Indeed he did, RIP Olly.

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Post by nikkiboy » Sat Nov 23, 2019 2:36 pm

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Brought professional darts to the masses and created a product for the television screen.

Rest in peace Olly and condolences to his family.
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Post by oche balboa » Sat Nov 23, 2019 2:43 pm

RIP Olly Croft
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Re: R.I.P Olly Croft

Post by nevil22 » Sat Nov 23, 2019 2:58 pm

Did so much to put darts at the forefront, however was responsible for the split. Still his achievements have to be remembered. A sad day for darts

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Re: R.I.P Olly Croft

Post by The Crusader » Sat Nov 23, 2019 3:05 pm

Thoughts with all his friends and family
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Re: R.I.P Olly Croft

Post by nevil22 » Sat Nov 23, 2019 3:07 pm

Did so much to put darts at the forefront, however was responsible for the split. Still his achievements have to be remembered. A sad day for darts

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Re: R.I.P Olly Croft

Post by Zapp Brannigan » Sat Nov 23, 2019 3:54 pm

He started it all but he very nearly destroyed everything he created

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Re: R.I.P Olly Croft

Post by FoundSidInTheBar » Sat Nov 23, 2019 4:32 pm

RIP

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Re: R.I.P Olly Croft

Post by DavidOwen67 » Sat Nov 23, 2019 4:36 pm

A massive figure in bringing darts to mass TV audiences and despite his stoic views that nearly strangled the televised game in the early 90s he should be remembered for the important positive achievements he gave and brought to darts. RIP.

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Re: R.I.P Olly Croft

Post by The Crusader » Sat Nov 23, 2019 5:48 pm

Some members here are sick. The man has died show some respect.
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Re: R.I.P Olly Croft

Post by Dannyboy » Sat Nov 23, 2019 5:59 pm

The godfather of darts. Darts wouldn't have been where it is today without him.

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Re: R.I.P Olly Croft

Post by samtyler1973 » Sat Nov 23, 2019 6:01 pm

RIP but too stubborn for his own good,thought the BDO was his own plaything,and the split has more or less destroyed the BDO

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Re: R.I.P Olly Croft

Post by foggy » Sat Nov 23, 2019 7:07 pm

R,I,P

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Post by daveshep1508 » Sat Nov 23, 2019 10:23 pm

RIP

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Post by Mensur Suljovic Fan » Sun Nov 24, 2019 12:32 am

RIP

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Re: R.I.P Olly Croft

Post by ILAD » Sun Nov 24, 2019 5:35 pm

I’m not old enough to experience what went on at the time, but pretty obvious that he was a big player in the world of darts.
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Re: R.I.P Olly Croft

Post by Maverick » Sun Nov 24, 2019 5:47 pm

Rest In Peace Olly Croft
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Re: R.I.P Olly Croft

Post by el_ringo » Sun Nov 24, 2019 6:28 pm

nikkiboy wrote:
Sat Nov 23, 2019 2:36 pm
Brought professional darts to the masses and created a product for the television screen.

Rest in peace Olly and condolences to his family.
He didn't do this it was done by a sports promoter Mike Watterson who had close contacts with Embassy because of the snooker

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mike_Watterson

who also died earlier this year

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