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Southend United misspelled serial killer Rose West

The football club is set to rename one of its stands after a new sponsorship deal was ridiculed on social media for an accidental name check of serial killer Rose West.

National League side Southend United are in talks with one of their sponsors about a ‘Gilbert & Rose West Stand’.

Roots Hall’s West Stand, sponsored by local estate agents Gilbert & Rose, is unfortunately juxtaposed, so its name bears a reference to one of Britain’s most notorious serial killers. is unconsciously included.

The incident sparked an uproar on social media, with a club spokesman, warned for unintentionally referring to West, saying they could hold talks with Gilbert & Rose to “come up with a different verbal arrangement”. It has been shown to be highly viable.

Rose West was sentenced to life in prison for the November 1995 murder of ten young women and girls.

A spokesperson said, “They are great local real estate agents and we look forward to working with them during this partnership, which includes many community projects.

The Shrimpers are set to launch their fifth tier campaign at home against Boreham Wood on Saturday, with tickets now on sale to home fans on the club’s website’s West Stand.



Southend United misspelled serial killer Rose West

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