Earlier this week we were saddened to hear the news of the passing of former Midfielder Neil Le Bihan.
Neil was part of, arguably, our best ever midfield in 1999/2000. Neil made 171 (+12) competitive appearances and scored 18 Goals across 5 seasons (1997-2002) with us. His goals included netting the winner in a 1-0 win away at Doncaster (April 2000) and a goal in a rare 3-1 win away at Stevenage (April 2002).
The one that he’ll be remembered most for scoring is that stunning equaliser at home to Cheltenham Town in the FA Trophy Semi-Final Second Leg at Crabble in April 1998.
Sadly, Neil took his own life after a challenging period of mental health, something that he had bravely fought against for a considerable time.
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Former teammate Jake Leberl: Such sad news, a wonderful guy a great teammate where we shared many happy memories, stood out from the rest of us with his intelligence on & off the field. RIP Neil & condolences to his young family.