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Armfield T-shirts being raffled off

Players at Bloomfield Road as Jimmy Armfield's funeral cortege passes through the stadium
Players at Bloomfield Road as Jimmy Armfield's funeral cortege passes through the stadium
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T-shirts worn by Blackpool FC players at the tribute to Jimmy Armfield are being raffled off.

The 10 tangerine shirts, which feature the club crest and ‘Armfield 2’, were worn following the ex-Pool and England captain’s death from cancer at the age of 82.

They were given to Trinity Hospice, where Mr Armfield was president, by the club to raise money for the charity.

Entries cost £3 each, and there is no limit to how many times people can enter.

Entrants must be 16 or over, and the draw closes at 9am on Friday, May 18. The draw will be held on Saturday, May 26.

Enter online at www.trinityhospice.co.uk/jimmy-armfield-t-shirt-raffle

Last week, Blackpool pledged almost £11,000 in ticket sales to Trinity Hospice, in Low Moor Road, Bispham, where boss David Houston later spoke of his gratitude at the club’s ‘very generous gesture.’

The sum means the hospice has raised around £20,000 since Mr Armfield’s death on Monday, January 22.