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    Sir Chips Keswick, former Arsenal chairman, dies at age 84.

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    SOMALI MAGAZINE – Sir Chips Keswick, former Arsenal chairman, died on Friday, the club revealed. He was 84.

    “A lifelong Arsenal supporter, he was a regular at Highbury after first standing in the boys’ enclosure in 1949 and listed his early heroes as the Compton brothers and Jimmy Logie but, above all, goalkeeper – and later manager – George Swindin, as young Chips was a budding schoolboy keeper himself,” the club said in a press release.

    Keswick succeeded Peter Hill-Wood as chairman in the summer of 2013, and he helped the Gunners win two FA Cups in 2017 and 2020.

    In a statement, Arsenal praised Keswick, saying he demonstrated himself to be a clear-thinking, popular, and influential presence in the boardroom.

    The London club also offered its heartfelt condolences to his wife Lady Sarah and their children David, Tobias, and Adam.

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