Osgood ashes laid to rest at Stamford Bridge

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The ashes of Chelsea legend Peter Osgood were laid to rest under the penalty spot at the Shed end of Stamford Bridge at the conclusion of a memorial service this lunchtime. 2,700 fans, former stars, current players, family and friends gathered to pay their tribute.

Peter Osgood died suddenly on March 1st aged 59. He scored 150 goals in 380 games for Chelsea, winning the FA Cup in 1970 when he scored in every round (a record yet to be equalled), and the European Cup Winners’ Cup in 1971 when he scored in the Final and the Replay.

He was, is and will always remain the King of Stamford Bridge.