Know a 'good sport' in Letchworth? They could meet football personality Chris Kamara
PUBLISHED: 13:01 28 March 2019
Footballer turned Sky Sports pundit Chris Kamara is joining forces with a Letchworth pub to find and reward local 'good sports' - the unsung heroes who give up their weekends to watch their friends and family play sports.
To help give back to dedicated supporters in Letchworth for their attendance and unwavering support at sports matches, the Two Chimneys Hungry Horse pub in Stotfold Road is calling for locals to nominate someone they think deserves a special reward.
The chosen ‘good sport’ will win £500 and the chance to meet Chris Kamara, who will join them in cheering on their local sports team from the sidelines.
Kerry Rafferty, general manager at the Two Chimneys, said: “Nothing beats the atmosphere at a local sports game or event and it really is the spectators who make all the difference.
“We see plenty of ‘good sports’ in Letchworth joining the team for a pint or two at the pub after the game, having selflessly given up their weekend to cheer on their friends and family, come rain or shine.
“That’s why we’re giving back to local community heroes in Letchworth and giving them some well-earned recognition for their ongoing dedication and support.
“We know the difference seeing a friendly face on the sideline can make during a big game, and this is the perfect way to show how much they are appreciated.”
Former professional footballer Chris – who played for Portsmouth, Swindon Town, Brentford and Luton Town, among others, and is now a regular on Sky Sports’ Soccer Saturday show – said: “While it’s the players on the pitch that usually get all the glory, we thought it was high time for the fantastic fans on the sidelines to get some well-deserved recognition.
“I know first hand how important it is to have the fans behind you during a nail-biting game, so I can’t wait to meet the ‘good sport’ in the community and look forward to raising a glass to the unsung heroes of the beautiful game.”
Nominations opened on Wednesday last week and will close on Wednesday, April 17.
To nominate a good sport, visit hungryhorse.co.uk/good-sport and explain in less than 200 words why your nomination deserves the title.
The winner will receive £500, a meal on the house at their local Hungry Horse pub, as well as the chance to meet Chris Kamara, who will visit an upcoming sports game.