Andover Events

Lucy Rushton Football Fundraiser

Lucy-Anne Rushton Andover

Andover Town Youth FC are holding their annual football fundraiser on Saturday 5th October.

With the permission of Lucy Rushton’s family, this year fundraising donations will go towards a break away for her family and children.

30-year old Lucy, “A beautiful mother, daughter, sister, niece, auntie and friend” died as a result of multiple injuries in June this year. Like many people in Andover, organisers at Andover Town FC were distressed at the story; feeling the pain of her family and five children they wanted to find a way to help.

Gates open at Portway Stadium open at 2:30pm where there will be food, drink and a raffle with loads of prizes available to win. The event is expected to go on until 10:00pm.

Event kick off is at 3:00pm with teams are made up of the youth team coaches.

For ticketing information and to donate, please contact ATYFC by email here:

About the author

David Harber

David Harber is the founder and Managing Director of Love Andover, including the Love Andover Observer newspaper and 95.9FM Andover Radio. He is a fellow at the Royal Society of Arts and a card carrying member of the Nation Union of Journalists.