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12 Apr 2017 : Linnets fans to paint the town yellow in memory of Charlie

In line with other sections of the local community, fans of Runcorn Linnets are being asked to wear yellow this Saturday when the first team entertains Maine Road in The Hallmark Security League Premier Division.

This is in memory of former Runcorn Town junior footballer Charlie Lunt.

In March 2015, Charlie (then aged nine) was diagnosed with two types of cancer; neuroblastoma (usually found in under 5s) and pheochromocytoma (normally found in over 40s).

Charlie stayed true to his on the pitch nickname, 'Tank' and underwent months of chemotherapy battling against his illness.

Unfortunately a new site developed and the cancer further spread to his lungs.

Charlie 'Tank' Lunt sadly passed away on April 15th 2016 aged 10 after a year-long rollercoaster ride.

Charlie was a gentle soul and in his memory funds are being raised to help the three children's cancer charities, which supported Charlie and his family throughout their journey - James Apter Friendship Fund, CHICS (Children's Cancer Support Group) and the Owen McVeigh Foundation.

A bucket collection will take place at Saurday's match at The Millbank Linnets Stadium (kick off 3pm).

You can also donate at justgiving.com/crowdfunding/MarvellousCharlie. All donations will be greatly appreciated.

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22 Nov : 'Once a Linnet, Always a Linnet' on sale before Saturday's home game

20 Nov : Runcorn lose to Stockport Town 2-1

20 Nov : Cheshire Senior Cup tie with Crewe Alexandra confirmed for Jan 10th

18 Nov : Runcorn beat Northwich Victoria 4-2

18 Nov : Linnets sign goalkeeper Germano Mendes and midfielder Tom Molyneux

17 Nov : New spectator entrance and toilet facilities in use as Vics visit The Millbank Linnets Stadium

16 Nov : Linnets paired with visiting Crewe in Senior Cup

14 Nov : Armistice Day collection at Runcorn Linnets boosts Poppy Appeal

13 Nov : Replay winners will be home to Marske United

11 Nov : Runcorn draw with Sunderland RCA FC 1-1

10 Nov : Welcome back to Warren Bellew

07 Nov : Runcorn beat Congleton Town 0-1

04 Nov : Danny O'Brien takes October's Millbank Player of the Month award at Runcorn Linnets

04 Nov : Runcorn beat West Didsbury & Chorlton 7-0

31 Oct : Runcorn lose to Irlam 1-0

31 Oct : New souvenir booklet celebrates 100 years of the footballing Linnets

28 Oct : Runcorn draw with Barnoldswick Town 1-1

26 Oct : Runcorn Linnets snap up young forward Rio Gill

24 Oct : Runcorn beat Team Northumbria 3-2

23 Oct : Home draw for winners of Vase replay

21 Oct : Runcorn draw with Team Northumbria 1-1

19 Oct : Runcorn Linnets' opening Macron Cup tie is confirmed

19 Oct : Chris Lawton returns to Linnets from Vics

17 Oct : Fan from the Far East fulfills dream by visiting Runcorn Linnets

14 Oct : Runcorn beat Burscough 0-1

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