Service for Gary

Liverpool legends John Barnes, Alan Hansen, Kenny Dalglish and Mark Lawrenson at the funeral of ex-Blackpool player Gary Ablett.
Liverpool legends John Barnes, Alan Hansen, Kenny Dalglish and Mark Lawrenson at the funeral of ex-Blackpool player Gary Ablett.
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STARS of football turned up to celebrate the life of Liverpool, Everton and Blackpool star Gary Ablett.

Former team-mates and rivals attended a funeral, yesterday, at Liverpool’s Anglican Cathedral.

Gary Ablett celebrating his goal for Blackpool FC against Luton.

Gary Ablett celebrating his goal for Blackpool FC against Luton.

Ablett, who played for Blackpool in 2000/01, lost his 16-month battle against non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma on New Year’s Day at the age of 46.

More than 1,000 people attended the service in Liverpool which was followed by a private family cremation.