Charity football match in memory of St Albans fundraiser

Alex Demain.

Alex Demain. - Credit: Archant

A charity football match is being held in memory of a St Albans man who died from cancer two and a half years ago.

Alex Demain died at the age of 29 from cancer connected to Crohn’s Disease, and was a dedicated fundraiser for Crohn’s and Colitis UK.

His friends organised the match as Alex used to play for Sandridge Rovers, and in two years have raised nearly £20,000 for the charity in his memory.

There will also be a youth netball and youth football game on the day, as well as a hog roast, a barbecue, a bouncy castle and face-painting.

A raffle and auction will give attendees the chance to win signed Arsenal, Chelsea and Tottenham football shirts, family zoo tickets, hair and nail vouchers, restaurant vouchers and more.


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The match will be held at Sandridge Rovers FC, Spencer Playing Fields, Sandridge on Sunday, May 6 from 11am to 5pm.

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