Weʼve raised £330 to The Eric Kershaw Football Memorial Trophy Fund
- Funded on Friday, 6th October 2017
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Eric was a lifelong Huddersfield Town fan from Golcar and devoted 29 years of his life to the Huddersfield Junior Football League, he was dedicated to every aspect of helping the age-group game grow in this area.
He was official photographer of the West Riding County FA and was junior football and cricket correspondent for the Huddersfield Daily Examiner, his words and pictures featuring for many years in the newspaper and on line.
In 2009, Eric was diagnosed with cancer, but he continued all his work and, even up to the weekend before his passing on August 30 in Huddersfield Royal Infirmary, he was working on the divisions and fixtures for this season.
Eric set up a 'trophy' competition for teams in the lower divisions that lost in the first round of the cup, all donations will go towards providing a permanent Eric Kershaw Memorial Trophy for this competition so his name and memory will continue to be a valued part of the Junior Football League.
- 10 months ago
Jenny Kershaw10 months ago
We would just like to say a very BIG thank you to all family, friends and our football family for your kind donations to Eric's memorial fund. We are pleased to say that you have raised over £2,500. This will go a long way to buying lasting trophies for the winners of each age group in what is now "The Eric Kershaw Memorial Trophy Competition". Long may it run. Once again, thank you so much for sharing our loss. Jenny, Chris, Lauren and Phoebe Grace
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Oct 4, 2017
Eric will be sadly missed - a great friend to Gomersal & Cleckheaton Football Club
Honley Ladies Choir
Sep 24, 2017
With love and thanks from everyone at Honley Ladies Choir
Sep 13, 2017
So sorry for your loss. Eric was such a lovely man he will be definitely missed by a lot of people x
Sep 11, 2017
With deepest sympathy from all at Brighouse Juniors Football Club. A huge loss to the league.
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