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Last Updated: Sunday, 1 October 2006, 18:05 GMT 19:05 UK
Legend Osgood honoured by Chelsea
Peter Osgood
Osgood scored 150 goals for Chelsea
Chelsea legend Peter Osgood has been honoured by the club with a memorial service at Stamford Bridge.

Osgood's ashes were buried beneath the penalty spot in front of The Shed where 2,700 fans, former stars, family and friends gathered to pay their tribute.

Striker Osgood, who scored 150 goals in 380 games for the club, died in March.

Former Chelsea keeper Peter Bonetti said: "Ossie, your memory will live on forever. We were all Kings Road kids once but there was only one king."

During Osgood's Chelsea career he was dubbed "The King of Stamford Bridge".

Former Chelsea manager Tommy Docherty added: "People ask me: 'Osgood, was he good?' "He wasn't just good, he was one of the greatest players I ever saw in my life."

As well as Bonetti and Docherty, former Chelsea players and managers who attended the memorial included Terry Venables, Ray Wilkins, John Hollins, Dave Webb and Kerry Dixon.

The current Chelsea squad was represented by skipper John Terry and fellow England stars Frank Lampard and Joe Cole.

During his Chelsea career, Osgood helped the club win the FA Cup in 1970, when he scored in every round, and the Cup Winners' Cup in 1971.

He moved to Southampton in 1974 and was part of the then old Second Division club's FA Cup victory over Manchester United in 1976.

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