Most individuals prefer to obtain items on their birthday, however not Ballybofey legend Benny Gordon who celebrates his 98th shortly!
Supporting the membership since its basis, Benny has determined to sponsor Harps house sport in opposition to Wexford FC at Finn Park on Friday night time.
“This can be a very particular match for considered one of our most particular supporters, because the legend that’s Benny Gordon will have a good time his 98th birthday by being our Match Sponsor,” a spokesperson for the membership mentioned.
Benny additionally acquired a go to from Harps boss, Dave Rogers (predominant pic), and among the squad members earlier this week.
A lover of soccer, Benny has solely ever had love for one membership, and he’s a member of the five hundred Membership, the Finn Harps fundraiser, by which he has received the highest prize of €300 on multiple event.
Born in 1925, he began his working profession on the Stranorlar Railway Station, however spent most of his life working for the Donegal County Council and the North Western Well being Board, now HSE.
Benny’s household have taken after him for his or her love of the Ballybofey membership, as his daughter Margaret Gordon, and grandson Callum are volunteers with the Finnsiders.
Learn the complete article on Benny’s wealthy life on www.finnharps.ie
After disappointing outcomes house to Kerry and away to Galway, Dave and the lads despatched us into the Worldwide break in higher spirits with a high-quality victory away to Longford. That was due to Ryan Flood’s piledriver, and a purpose and help from Leaving Cert pupil Sean O’Donnell who additionally assisted a intelligent end for Damien Duffy’s first Harps purpose.
Harps have already taken 4 factors from Wexford this season, having drawn 0-0 at Finn Park in March earlier than a 1-0 win at Ferrycarraig the next month. Tickets are on sale now for Friday’s conflict at https://finnharps.ie/tickets/. Tickets will even be accessible on the Chestnut Street (Aldi) entrance on the night time as common.
Hopefully it will likely be an additional particular night time to recollect for Benny!
Benny (98) steps as much as sponsor Finn Harps’ subsequent house sport! was final modified: June twenty first, 2023 by