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Weʼre raising £50,000 to commission a statue of Danny Bergara

Edgeley Park, Stockport

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Danny Bergara holds a special place in the hearts of County fans. The "Man from Uruguay" truely put Stockport County on the footballing map, winning promotion for the first time in twenty four years and leading the team out at Wembley on four separate occasions.

More than twenty five years after Danny left County, our two supporters groups believe the time has come to honour our legendary former manager. Stockport County Supporters Co-operative and Help the Hatters would like to commission a life size bronze statue of Danny, which will take pride of place outside Edgeley Park.

We are launching a fundraising campaign to cover the cost of the statue and a plinth to ensure that Danny's legacy at our home isn't just emotional, but physical too.

A target of £50,000 has been set, so please give generously to support this very worthy project.

For more information, visit our website at www.dannybergarastatue.co.uk 🇺🇾

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  • John Giles2 months ago
    John Giles

    John Giles

    2 months ago

    Hannah Stewart Commissioned to Produce Danny Bergara Statue! After a lengthy period of due diligence and following consideration of quotes from other worthy professionals, the Stockport County Supporters Cooperative and Help the Hatters, in close cooperation with the Bergara Family, have given the Danny Bergara Statue commission to Hannah Stewart – a superb sculptor who we are confident will produce a magnificent statue of a magnificent man! Learn more here:- www.countysupporterscoop.co.uk/sculptor

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  • John Giles4 months ago
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    John Giles

    4 months ago

    The Kevin Francis evening raised a fantastic £2,011.50 for the statue appeal. The raffle raised £1,471.50 and an auction of a Cobra home shirt raised an amazing £540. Many thanks to everyone who took part and bought a ticket.

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  • John Giles5 months ago
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    John Giles

    5 months ago

    The Co-op are holding a launch night for Bergara Gin on Thursday 7th April at Our Lady's in Stockport. Special guests include Bill Williams, Andy Thorpe, Mike Flynn, Chris Beaumont, Peter Ward, Jim Gannon and guest speaker Steve Bellis. There is also a great raffle and a clutch of SCAN presentations . Tickets are only £10 each and include a free glass of Bergara gin and tonic! https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/launch-night-for-bergara-gin-tickets-290010177247

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Page last updated on: 8/18/2022 13.14

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  • On behalf of Orkney Hatter (Ilfe)

    On behalf of Orkney Hatter (Ilfe)

    Aug 18, 2022

    From Andy (essexboy) who was kindly given a load of County shirts by Ilfe (Orkney Hatter) via the Yellowboard.

    £20.00

  • Anonymous

    Anonymous

    Aug 13, 2022

    £10.00

  • Anonymous

    Anonymous

    Aug 13, 2022

    £20.00

  • Anonymous

    Anonymous

    Aug 13, 2022

    £20.00

  • Mike C

    Mike C

    Aug 13, 2022

    Calendar x2

    £20.00

  • Tom Matthews

    Tom Matthews

    Aug 8, 2022

    Calendar- Tom

    £13.00

  • Stockport County Supporters Cooperative

    Stockport County Supporters Cooperative

    Aug 4, 2022

    Calendar Sales on the Grassy Knoll ( v Barrow), away at Alty and sundry sales & pick ups from Range Rd

    £507.00

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John Giles

John Giles

Edgeley Park, Stockport

Vice Chair of the Stockport County Supporters Co-operative

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