JOHN BARNES MBE - SPORTING DINNER - FRIDAY 29th NOVEMBER 2019

JOHN BARNES MBE - SPORTING DINNER - FRIDAY 29th NOVEMBER 2019

By Ralph Rands
22 October
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Liverpool FC legend and TV pundit John Barnes MBE to attend fundraising dinner at the Marine Travel Arena...


BetVictor Northern Premier League Marine is delighted to announce that Liverpool legend and TV pundit John Barnes will be the main guest at a fundraising dinner to be held at the Marine Travel Arena on Friday 29th November 2019. The event is to be hosted by Marine in partnership with Sefton Veterans FC and AFC Liverpool. All proceeds from the event will be shared between the three football clubs.

John Barnes transferred to Liverpool from Watford in 1987 for a fee of £900k. He previously made 296 appearances for Watford scoring 85 goals over six seasons since joining them as a 17 year old in 1981.

At Liverpool Barnes made 403 appearances in all competitions scoring 106 goals in a ten year stay until he left to Join Newcastle United in 1997. His Liverpool career saw him win two first division titles and also the FA Cup twice including the 3-2 cup final victory over Everton in 1989.

Barnes made his England debut in 1983 winning 79 caps and scoring 11 goals over a 12 year period.

Marine Chairman Paul Leary said:

“We are really pleased that John has accepted the invitation to be the main guest at this fundraising dinner at the end of November. This is one of a number of events planned over this season to celebrate our 125th Anniversary. John Barnes is a real Liverpool legend and his attendance at Marine will help make the night a huge success and I look forward to meeting him and hearing of his time at Liverpool and of course England too.”

Paul Leary added:

“We are delighted to host the event in partnership again with Sefton Veterans FC and AFC Liverpool. We have a long association with the officials of both clubs and I am delighted that we have another opportunity to work together to help each other raise important funds for our football clubs.”

Tickets are priced at £30, including hot food. Enquiries for tickets should be made by phoning John Barry or Sandra Bibby at the clubrooms on 0151-924-1743 or by emailing Paul Leary at learymarine@aol.com

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