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Ex-City stars to play against soldiers in charity game

PUBLISHED: 15:01 13 November 2017

Darren Huckerby. Picture: Ian Burt

Darren Huckerby. Picture: Ian Burt

Former Norwich City players are among a team of ‘Allstars’ set to take on a squad of soldiers in a charity football match in Dereham on Wednesday.

Archive picture from Division One 89/90 - Tottenham Hotspur v Norwich City at White Hart Lane - Norwich's Robert Fleck and Tottenham's Chris Hughton. Credit: Action Images  FILM Archive picture from Division One 89/90 - Tottenham Hotspur v Norwich City at White Hart Lane - Norwich's Robert Fleck and Tottenham's Chris Hughton. Credit: Action Images FILM

Darren Huckerby, Ryan and Rossi Jarvis, Robert Fleck and Bob Taylor have all confirmed they will take part in the game at Aldiss Park in aid of the Royal British Legion.

They will play a team from the 1st The Queen’s Dragoon Guards, based at Swanton Morley, in the fixture organised by Paul Sandford from the town’s Railway Tavern pub.

Some of the QDG play for a pub team and Mr Sandford said they asked him last week if there was any chance of a remembrance game.

He then rang all his contacts and has put together a competitive team.

Pictures at the official first team photocall 2007 for Norwich City football club at Carrow Road.; Ryan Jarvis.; Photo: Angela Sharpe Pictures at the official first team photocall 2007 for Norwich City football club at Carrow Road.; Ryan Jarvis.; Photo: Angela Sharpe

“The colonel said he was sending buglers to fanfare the players onto the pitch,” he said.

Kick off is at 7.30pm and entry costs £5.

The bar will be open from 5pm and food from 6pm.

Norwich City Photocall 2006/07 Rossi Jarvis - Credit: Action Images / Paul Harding Norwich City Photocall 2006/07 Rossi Jarvis - Credit: Action Images / Paul Harding

Photo of Former Norwich and Man City Player Bob Taylor PHOTO; Matthew Usher Photo of Former Norwich and Man City Player Bob Taylor PHOTO; Matthew Usher

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