Ex-England manager Glenn Hoddle helps raise almost £30,000
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Former England football manager and player Glenn Hoddle helped a charity golf day raise more than £29,000 for good causes.
Dunmow Funeral directors Daniel Robinson and Sons, held its 12th Annual Charity Golf Day at the Colne Valley Golf Club.
The former football star and now TV pundit, along with other football legends, including Tony Cottee, West Ham and England, Simon Davies, Peterborough, Tottenham and Wales and Matthew Etherington who played for Peterborough and Tottenham, joined in with a round of golf.
There were 34 teams of four who took part in the day, including putting and chipping contests. An evening auction had with prizes including having a Mustang car for four days, supplied by Gates, the Ford dealer, tickets for the Rugby World Cup and West Ham games and a week in Switzerland.
Cheques will be presented to three hospices, St Helena in Colchester, Farleigh in Chelmsford and St Clare in Hastingwood. There will also be money going to the East Anglian Air Ambulance and more than 30 charities and groups.
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Phil Barrow, funeral manager at the company said: “It was a great day and we will help over 35 organisations.”
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