Arsenal’s Bob Wilson starts his cycle for Old Hatfield charity

ARSENAL legend, Bob Wilson, starts his gruelling 600 mile cycling challenge this morning (Monday).

The Willow Foundation co-founder will be riding to every Premier League ground in the country and three stadiums in Scotland as he aims to raise funds for his Old Hatfield-based charity.

The challenge marks Bob turning 70 this year.

The former Scotland goalkeeper founded Willow with his wife Megs in memory of their daughter Anna, who died of a rare cancer aged just 31,

The charity, which provides special days out seriously ill 16 to 40 year olds and their families throughout the UK, and he will be hoping to raise as much funds as possible.


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Backed by the Premier League, Bob will be starting in London at Fulham’s Craven Cottage, before heading north and eventually finishing at Ibrox, Glasgow Rangers’ stadium, on Saturday. April 30.

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