And it went as far as players, headed by bad boy Joey Barton, planning a whip-round
to raise the pounds 8,000 required to organise the flight.
Another neighbour Gwen Waters, 46, added: "We've done a little whip-round
. We've been and got them new clothes and little things like shoes and socks."
Stallholders at the Bullring open market and St Martin's market were so disgusted at the theft they had a whip-round
and collected PS250 to buy Shabana Shoukat a new tablet.
Meanwhile, with typical modesty, Bernice is organising her own farewell whip-round
in the Woolpack.
CAN we have a whip-round
to buy a jumper for that shy, self-effacing wee lamb Scout Willis?
Scottish Parliament bosses have called in detectives after cash from a Tory whip-round
Perhaps redundant librarians could have a whip-round
to help out these suffering TV bureaucrats?
C Young, Maidstone, Kent WE may have to have a whip-round
for superinjunction lawyers, as I suspect they won't get much business in the future.
The deceitful man raised pounds 3,000 in a whip-round
from work mates to help pay for his young wife's funeral.
Six teenage Wigan supporters were in tears after their bus left them at Stamford Bridge, but Leighton Baines and Matt Jackson organised a pounds 400 whip-round
for their fares home and one of the Latics players' wives drove the youngsters to the station.
I would like to ask her if she could also have a whip-round
for a new set of traps for the other side at Brough Park.
Surely a quick whip-round
in the Blues dressing room would solve the problem
SUPPORTERS had a whip-round
and donated pounds 800 enabling Northwich Victoria to stay at an Essex hotel last night before they make their first visit to Canvey Island today for a key Nationwide Conference fixture.
Many of the players earn thousands of pounds a week and a whip-round
would have no doubt paid for his return journey with plenty of money left for fast cars.
PENSIONERS at an old folk's complex in Bedworth had a whip-round
and gave pounds 75 to the borough Mayor for his civic charity appeal in support of the Mary Ann Evans Hospice.