Everyone associated with Worthing Football Club were rocked by the sudden passing of John last month, with his involvement with the Rebels stretching back 25 years.

The funeral will take place in the Kingswood Chapel of Worthing Crematorium on Friday 21 June at 3pm.

John’s route to the crematorium will include passing through Woodside Road, where he will pause outside the football club at 2.20pm.

The family have asked those attending the funeral to wear green or red, the colours of John’s two favourite football teams.

For those unable to attend there will be a livestream available, accessible via the following details:

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Following the service family and friends will gather a the Thomas A Becket pub from 4pm to raise a glass in John’s honour.

In lieu of flowers, the family would invite donations to their chosen charity, Turning Tides. This can be done by visiting love2donate.co.uk.