Charity Football Match

Thursday 24th November 2016

 

Tividale FC XI v Neil Baldwin XI

 

At The Beeches  KO 7.45pm

£4 Adults, £2 Concessions

Come along and meet Neil Baldwin whose biographical story was the feature BBC documentary movie “Marvellous” which tells the life story of Neil from Circus Clown to Stoke City kit man, described by Lou Macari former Stoke City manager as his best signing ever.

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Neil pictured with Robbie savage

Neil is based at Keele University and the team play friendly charity matches which have raised several hundreds of £££s for “Children’s Charities in Stoke”

Following the screening of the movie he received many accolades and one of the first to congratulate him on the phone was Lord Sugar. Neil has had to tea at No 10, and received a Christmas card from the Queen.

He was made an honorary graduate at Keele University for his volunteer activities to the students, has been a guest at the University boat race on the Thames, given the freedom of the “City of Stoke” and put forward for Knighthood

Neil, who overcome learning difficulties, has a very positive slant on life, which has brought him many friends including Prince William, Prince Edward, The Archbishop of Canterbury, Sir Alex Ferguson, Gary Lineker and Kevin Keegan.