A family fun day and charity football match featuring ex Clarets was a great success in glorious sunshine.

In pictures: Ex Clarets take to the pitch at Bank Holiday family fun day for Pendleside Hospice and Bowel Cancer UK

Crowds turned out in force for a family fun day and charity football match featuring ex Clarets.

Thursday, 3rd June 2021, 4:09 pm

And organisers topped the £5,000 mark for Pendleside Hospice and Bowel Cancer UK at the event on Sunday.

Held to honour popular Padiham dad, Mark Harrison, who is battling bowel cancer, around 500 people flocked to the Barden sports ground to watch ex Clarets, including Gerry Harrison, Chris Brass, John Deary, David Eyres and George Oghani, take on teams from the former Borrowdale Utd, now Burnley Utd, and the Craven Heifer pub.

The day was organised by Chris Inckle and Chris Rogers and featured activiites staged by Burnley Police and Lancashire Fire and Rescue

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