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Stars to turn out for Chester FC fundraiser

A fundraising match will be held for Chester FC later at the Swansway Stadium.

Ian Rush and Michael Owen will be making appearances in a bid to raise money to secure the club's long term future.

45 thousand pounds has been raised for the struggling club who are looking at relegation from the National League.

Liverpool legend Ian Rush will giving his support at the match Credit: pa


Jimmy Armfield's funeral: saying goodbye to a football legend

Jimmy Armfield passed away last month. Credit: PA Photos/PA Wire/PA Images

The funeral is taking place later for Blackpool legend Jimmy Armfield who died last month at the age of 82.

He played for the Tangerines a record six hundred and twenty seven times and captained England fifteen times, including at the World Cup in 1962.

The cortege will pass through the club's Bloomfield Road ground for fans to pay their respects, before a private family service.

Fan tributes at Jimmy Armfield's statue Credit: Dave Howarth/EMPICS Sport

"We thought of the Busby Babes as we flew around Europe" - Manchester United legends Gary Neville and Paul Scholes

Manchester United legends Gary Neville and Paul Scholes speak to ITV Granada's Mike Hall about their memories of Sir Matt Busby, their affection for Sir Bobby Charlton and the importance of educating young supporters on the club's history as it marks the 60th anniversary of the Munich air disaster.

Harry Gregg's ode to the fallen Babes

In the immediate aftermath of the Munich Air Disaster, Manchester United goalkeeper Harry Gregg saved the lives of Denis Viollet and Bobby Charlton, amongst others.

He's written a poem as a tribute to the teammates who didn't come back to Manchester.

Chris Hall has been hearing from him and from the family of Dennis Viollet.

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