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Former AFTV Personality Claude Callegari Has Passed Away

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Former AFTV Personality Claude Callegari Has Passed Away

Former AFTV personality Claude Callegari has passed away, it has been confirmed in a statement.

With permission from his father, Twitter account @ClaudeBanstas, writing as "Terry and Diesel", shared the sad news that Claude passed on 29 March, aged 58.

Fans on social media paid tribute to the staunch Gooner.

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A statement wrote: "We can't believe we are writing this, with permission from Claude's father, it is with great sadness and a broken heart that we have to announce that our dear friend and legend Claude sadly passed away yesterday afternoon 29th March.

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"We ask that you please respect the privacy of Claude, his family and friends and be respectful at this extremely sad time.

"RIP dear friend, gone but never be forgotten. Gooner for life. Terry & Diesel."

Attending games home and away, Claude was a popular member of Arsenal fan channel 'AFTV' and was well known for his passionate rants and his "IT'S TIME TO GO!" catchphrase.

He has not been seen on the channel since July after an incident involving Spurs player Heung-Min Son saw him removed indefinitely.

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Our thoughts go out to his family and friends.

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Topics: Football, ArsenalFanTV, AFTV

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