Macmillan FC step onto pitch for final Fenland game having raised £20,000

PUBLISHED: 15:02 31 May 2017 | UPDATED: 15:02 31 May 2017

Macmillan FC step onto pitch for final Fenland game having raised �20,000. PHOTO: Ian Carter.

Macmillan FC step onto pitch for final Fenland game having raised �20,000. PHOTO: Ian Carter.

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A Fenland football team that has raised £20,000 for charity in three years stepped onto the pitch for their last match on Saturday.

Macmillan FC step onto pitch for final Fenland game having raised �20,000. PHOTO: Ian Carter.Macmillan FC step onto pitch for final Fenland game having raised �20,000. PHOTO: Ian Carter.

Crowds of spectators came to Gorefield to watch Macmillan FC play one final game between the current team and former players.

Macmillan FC step onto pitch for final Fenland game having raised �20,000. PHOTO: Ian Carter.Macmillan FC step onto pitch for final Fenland game having raised �20,000. PHOTO: Ian Carter.

Justin Cross, who founded the club, wrote on the club’s Facebook page: “Well that’s it… brilliant journey that I will honestly never forget.

Macmillan FC step onto pitch for final Fenland game having raised �20,000. PHOTO: Ian Carter.Macmillan FC step onto pitch for final Fenland game having raised �20,000. PHOTO: Ian Carter.

“A great way to finish the club as it was an awesome day/night. Big thanks to everyone who has played, supported, sponsored and donated over the last three-and-a-half.

Macmillan FC step onto pitch for final Fenland game having raised �20,000. PHOTO: Ian Carter.Macmillan FC step onto pitch for final Fenland game having raised �20,000. PHOTO: Ian Carter.

“I personally have done things I never would’ve done and I hope you have enjoyed it as much as I have.”

Macmillan FC step onto pitch for final Fenland game having raised �20,000. PHOTO: Ian Carter.Macmillan FC step onto pitch for final Fenland game having raised �20,000. PHOTO: Ian Carter.

“Pride in Fenland winners 2016, £20,000 donated to Macmillan Cancer Support and an army of friends,” the post continues.

Macmillan FC step onto pitch for final Fenland game having raised �20,000. PHOTO: Ian Carter.Macmillan FC step onto pitch for final Fenland game having raised �20,000. PHOTO: Ian Carter.

“We did good guys and girls, thanks for some fantastic memories.”

Macmillan FC step onto pitch for final Fenland game having raised �20,000. PHOTO: Ian Carter.Macmillan FC step onto pitch for final Fenland game having raised �20,000. PHOTO: Ian Carter.

Macmillan FC has now moved to Luton and is to be run by Robson O’Reardon.

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