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Reds Defender Surprised After Winning Proud Of Barnsley Award

Wednesday November 27 2013

Bobby Hassell Bobby Hassell

REDS legend Bobby Hassell received a surprise at the Proud of Barnsley awards.

The 33-year-old defender, who joined the club in 2004, has gone on to make nearly 300 appearances.

Despite that legacy, it's his charity and community work that's earned him his 'Sir Bobby' nickname.

A well-known member of the 'Faith in Football' charity, Bobby has used his position as a well-respected footballer to inspire a generation of youngsters in the local community.

He holds regular football sessions in Kendray to help keep kids active and off the streets.

After winning his surprise award at the November 15 ceremony, Bobby said: "I'm very humbled. I'm surprised my wife has kept it a secret!

"I just love being a part of the football club and the community."

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Reply Posted by Bfc til I die! on Wednesday November 27 2013 at 09:38
Well Done Sir Bobby! Certainly well deserved

Reply Posted by zoey boast on Wednesday November 27 2013 at 10:01
What an absalute Legend !! The work he does and time he puts in alongside his footballing career is amazing well Bobby!!

Reply Posted by BFC on Wednesday November 27 2013 at 10:23
Well done Sir Bobby, a true legend. Needs to be on the pitch, he is passionate about the club and isn't there just to pick his pay cheque up.

Up the Reds.

Reply Posted by ... on Wednesday November 27 2013 at 18:01
A legend, yet they are bottom of the league with over 30 goals against after just 16 games and he plays in defence? Oh ok then.

ipso Regulated