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Fighting MND with football and sky diving



Motor Neurone Disease is an illness that has come into focus recently in the football world. Back in August, we learned that former Claret Lenny Johnrose had been diagnosed with this dreadful illness and more recently it has become known that Bolton’s Stephen Darby and Luton Shelton, who almost became a Burnley player back in 2005, are also suffering with the same illness.
Lenny’s former team mates at both Burnley and Swansea have teamed up and will play each other this Sunday in a charity match at Bamber Bridge and it really is a who’s who of his former team mates with captain Steve Davis leading the way with Stan Ternent on the touchline as he makes a one off return to management.
To say they are donning the claret and blue again for Lenny is an understatement, the response has been phenomenal from them and those able to go and watch will again be able to see the likes of Davis, Glen Little, Robbie Blake, Andy Cooke and Andy Payton lining up in the Burnley team. The squad revealed last month also includes Brian Jensen, Dean West, Graham Alexander, Micky Mellon, Ian Cox, Mitchell Thomas, Paul Weller, Chris Brass, John Mullin, Gareth Taylor, Alan Moore, Tony Grant, Ronnie Jepson and Wigan boss Paul Cook.
The game is being played this Sunday, 11th November, at Bamber Bridge, kick off 1 p.m.. Admission, which includes a programme, is just £10 for Adults and £5 for Under-16s. If you can support this match then you will be supporting the Len Johnrose Trust and...
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