Tottenham Hotspur Legends help raise thousands for Macmillan in St Ives charity match

Tottenham Hotspurs Legends took on Houghton and Wyton FC in St Ives. Picture: CONTRIBUTED

Tottenham Hotspurs Legends took on Houghton and Wyton FC in St Ives. Picture: CONTRIBUTED - Credit: Archant

More than 700 people descended on St Ives Town Football Club on Sunday to watch a Tottenham Hotspur Legends side take on Houghton and Wyton in a charity match.

The exhibition match, held to raise funds for Macmillan Cancer Support, saw the likes of Justin Edinburgh, David Howells, Mark Falco, and Tony Galvin take the field for the Spurs Legends in a match they won 3-1.

After the match, the Legends and supporters headed back to the Three Jolly Butchers pub in Wyton for an auction, fundraising raffle and a chance to pose with the FA Cup.

In all, the event raised about £15,000 for Macmillan and the Woodlands Centre, in Huntingdon.

Among the auction lots were signed Harry Kane shirts, football match tickets, a Hugo Lloris signed shirt and more.


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There was also a hog roast and live music running throughout the day at the pub.

Jez Hall, a former manager of St Ives Town FC, who organised the event, said: “We would like to thank all of the sponsors and donators, and all of the volunteers that gave up their time and made it such a success.”

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If you would like to donate to the fund, log on to https://www.justgiving.com/fundraising/hwvets.

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