Season taster in memory of stalwart Albert

Joseph Bulmer

Appledore FC to host the Albert Beer Memorial Shield next month

WITH the new football season fast approaching, the North Devon Gazette Football League is offering fans a taster of what’s to come.

The league’s Albert Beer Memorial Shield match between Premier Division and Brayford Cup winners Boca Seniors, and Brayford Cup runners-up Bradworthy, will take place on Saturday, August 6.

The match is being held in memory of Albert Beer. The former Appledore player, North Devon League chairman and president, and Devon FA president, died in January last year.

Entry is �2 for adults and �1 for children and all proceeds will go directly to the league’s benevolent fund.

Kick off at Appledore’s Marshford ground is at 3pm.