Sports News of Thursday, 22 August 2019
Fans of English Championship club, Nottingham Forest will hold a minute’s applause in memory of Junior Agogo.
Agogo spent two years of his career at Forest from 2006 to 2008, playing 64 games for the club.
Having scored 41 times in 126 appearances for Bristol Rovers, expectations for Agogo were high when he arrived at Forest.
He did not disappoint, becoming a cult hero at the club as he scored 21 times.
Following his untimely death on Thursday, fans of the club have planned to honour the former Black Stars striker with a minute’s applause.
This will be held in the 23rd minute, marking the shirt number Agogo wore while at the club.
— Samuel (@fenners__) August 22, 2019
Rest in peace, Junior ??
#NFFC are saddened to learn that former striker Junior Agogo has passed away.
The thoughts of everyone at the club are with Junior’s family and friends at this sad time. pic.twitter.com/0t8wlpnEW1
— Nottingham Forest FC (@NFFC) August 22, 2019
A number of the club’s fans have also been reminiscing Agogo’s time at the club.
Junior always was happy on and off the pitch and a lovely bloke ????????????????
— Midlands red (@wykesdarren) August 22, 2019
My first ever Forest game he scored a couple, one was such a cheeky lob against Huddersfield 5-1. @ClinganS sorted the tickets out for me and got done in within 15 mins of the match – still came back for a pic with his cast on from hospital after the match. RIP Junior!
— Conor Quinn (@ConorQuinn_2) August 22, 2019
Thoughts and prayers with family and friends ???????? will be remembered for getting us promoted back to the championship ??????
— Alison Lineker (@AlieNFFClineker) August 22, 2019
Loved watching Agogo growing up.
Made a Massive contribution to us getting promoted back into the championship. RIP
— Bradley J Paley (@PaleyBradley) August 22, 2019