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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 Giles4 months ago
    John Giles

    John Giles

    4 months ago

    The Co-op and Help the Hatters would like to thank everyone who has donated to our appeal so far. It is important to keep the momentum going, so please could we ask our supporters to have a conversation with County supporting family and friends? Ask them to take a look at our dedicated website - www.dannybergarastatue.co.uk and ask whether they can consider helping with a donation? There will be lots of events and initiatives to help support fund raising, but it's important we keep donations coming in from supporters. Many thanks!

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  • John Giles5 months ago
    John Giles

    John Giles

    5 months ago

    Many thanks for all your donations so far. There is an exciting series of events and intiatives planned to help raise funds for a statue of Danny. The Co-op will be donating the profits from the Hatters Half marathon on 5th September - www.hattershalf.co.uk. A supporters calendar running from August to May will be launched shortly and there will also be a special evening towards the end of the season to celebrate 25 years since County won promotion to the Championship. Here's to the Man from Uruguay! 🇺🇾

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6 months ago

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Page last updated on: 12/1/2021 15.08

Supporters

203

  • Anonymous

    Anonymous

    Dec 1, 2021

    Keep pushing guys we will get there

    £10.00

  • Darren W

    Darren W

    Dec 1, 2021

    £10.00

  • Anonymous

    Anonymous

    Nov 30, 2021

    For 2 Mugs

    £23.00

  • Simon Dawson

    Simon Dawson

    Nov 27, 2021

    Book sales - Bob Knowles, Adrian Caville, Mickey Nelson and Tommy Thorburn - Thank you

    £40.00

  • Stockport County Supporters Cooperative

    Stockport County Supporters Cooperative

    Nov 26, 2021

    Grassy Knoll Mug Sales and donations + sundry sales

    £436.00

  • Caron Elliott

    Caron Elliott

    Nov 26, 2021

    £10.00

  • Murray

    Murray

    Nov 23, 2021

    £14.00

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John Giles

John Giles

Edgeley Park, Stockport

Vice Chair of the Stockport County Supporters Co-operative

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