During Chelsea 's match against Tottenham Hotspur on Saturday, November 26, fans unveiled a banner in tribute to Robert Huxley, who died in the Croydon tram crash.
The banner, which read: "RIP Robert Huxley" was held by the supporters as the stadium stood to applaud the life long Chelsea fan.
In the 63rd minute of the game, a standing ovation was observed even by those watching away from the stadium:
63-year-old Robert Huxley from New Addington, was one of seven people who died on November 9 after a tram derailed in Croydon.
He was a Chelsea season ticket holder and attended matches with his brother, two sons and close friends.
Before the game, a post was shared on social media, urging fans of both teams to take part in the applause: "Bob's family and friends approve of this initiative and it would bring joy amidst much sadness to commemorate him this way."
Following the match, fans took to twitter to comment on the tribute:
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