Football stalwart of the community remembered at charity match

The teams line up for the charty football match. Picture: Mick Howes

The teams line up for the charty football match. Picture: Mick Howes - Credit: Archant

A charity football match was held in memory of one of the sport's community stalwarts.

The teams line up for the charty football match. Picture: Mick Howes

The teams line up for the charty football match. Picture: Mick Howes - Credit: Archant

Friends and team mates were reunited on the pitch in honour of Dudley Smith, who managed numerous different teams at Burnt Hill Rangers FC over the course of two decades.

Mr Smith sadly died on February 1 earlier this year after a battle with prostate cancer and the charity game, held on Sunday, May 27, at Corton playing field, raised money for a prostate cancer charity.

Having been organised by Jonathan Ward, one of the players, the match brought many of the 'old boys' and members of the community together to support the worthy cause and remember Mr Smith.

A brilliant day was had by all of those who took part as Hughes romped to a 6-2 victory over Burnt Hill Rangers.


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• Are you organising any charity events in the Lowestoft area? Email mark.boggis@archant.co.uk.

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