FOOTBALLER turned racehorse trainer and radio pundit Micky Quinn will the chief guest at Golcar United’s sportsman’s evening next month.
The West Riding County Amateur League club’s fund-raiser will be held at village pub the Rose and Crown on Thursday, February 2 (7.00 for 7.30).
Comedian Dom Thomas will also appear, there will be an auction of sporting memorabilia and it’s £20 per ticket, including supper and raffle.
Scouser Quinn, who has stables at Newmarket, is a popular pundit on talkSPORT radio having hung up his boots in the mid-Nineties.
Best known for his exploits with Portsmouth, Newcastle and Coventry, the barnstorming frontman fired in 230 goals during his career.
The grandson of a professional boxer whose physique earned him the nickname Sumo, he started out at Wigan and went on to play for Stockport and Oldham as well.
On the pitch, Golcar are gearing up for Saturday’s Huddersfield FA Challenge Cup derby at home to neighbours and WRCAL Premier Division rivals Marsden.
The pair are battling for a quarter-final berth and a clash with either Bay Athletic, the holders and reigning County Amateur League champions, or District League side Shepley, who clash at Canalside.
There’s another derby between County Amateur League rivals at Lepton Highlanders, where Storthes Hall are the visitors.
A quarter-final trip to District League Netherton awaits.
Lepton took a 13-point lead at the top of Division I as they made a welcome return to action with a 5-1 win at Wakefield City.
Kitson Gayle and Ash Flynn scored two apiece after Paul Pyke got the opener.