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Public funeral held at Carrow Road for Norwich City legend Duncan Forbes

  • Video report by ITV News Anglia's Andy Ward

A public funeral service has been held at Carrow Road for Norwich City legend Duncan Forbes.

Forbes died at the age of 78 in October after a lengthy battle with Alzheimer’s.

During his career at Norwich, Mr Forbes amassed 357 appearances over a 13-year period, before later going on to work for the both the club’s commercial and scouting departments.

The funeral service took place pitchside at Carrow Road, with hundreds of fans turning up to pay their respects.

Forbes made 357 appearances for City. Credit: ITV Anglia

Head Coach Daniel Farke and joint majority shareholder Delia Smith were also among those in attendance, as were Forbes' family.

The hearse was welcomed by players from the club's academy who lined the streets outside the stadium alongside staff.

The family asked that any donations were gifted to Alzheimer’s Research UK.

And further donations can be made via Allcock Family Funeral Services online by clicking here.