Football match in honour of much-loved Hatfield footballer takes place today
PUBLISHED: 10:17 07 July 2013 | UPDATED: 10:20 07 July 2013
A CHARITY football match will take place today (Sunday) in celebration of the life of Hatfield man Ryan Moran.
"It’s more a celebration of his life on Sunday.
The money raised will be going to the Isabel Hospice where Ryan passed away.
I think we will see quite a number of people down there [at the match]. "
The much-loved footballer and postman lost his battle with cancer at the Isabel Hospice in Welwyn Garden City on Monday aged just 31.
Friend Adam Parker said: “It’s more a celebration of his life on Sunday.
“The money raised will be going to the Isabel Hospice where Ryan passed away.
“I think we will see quite a number of people down there [at the match].
The football match will be held at Birchwood Leisure Centre, in Longmead, Hatfield with kick-off at 1pm.
There will also be a raffle.
Entry is free and there will be collection buckets at the ground.
A team called ‘Ryan’s Postie’s XI will play an Arsenal celebrity XI.
And afterwards a concert will be held at the Hatfield Social Club, in Great North Road, featuring bands The Good, The Bad and The Ginger and The Revivals from 4pm to 7pm.