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Garforth mourn passing of club president

14th April, 2020

All at the Toolstation NCEL send our deepest condolences to Garforth Town following the passing of their club president, Norman Hebbron.

The Premier Division side announced earlier today that Norman passed away at St Gemma's Hospice in Leeds on Monday night, aged 92.

A club statement said: "Norman, affectionately known as 'Mr. Garforth Town' to some, first became involved with the club in the late 1960s.

"He later stepped up to the committee where he helped to oversee many of the clubs' achievements, including amongst others, the development of Brierlands Lane and the move to our current home in 1998.

"The iconic Norman Hebbron stand at Garforth Town is recognition of his achievements.

"In his later years, Norman continued to help out and do odd jobs around the place into his 90s.

"Norman was admitted to hospital in February this year following a severe stroke and last night passed away at St. Gemma's, Leeds.

"We would like to offer our deepest condolences to Norman's family and our thoughts are with them all."

(Story Source: Garforth Town)

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