St Albans Saints supporters cycling to Amsterdam for prostate cancer research

Phill Coates, Lawrence Levy and Steve Bolton with Sammy the Saint

Phill Coates, Lawrence Levy and Steve Bolton with Sammy the Saint - Credit: Archant

A team from St Albans City FC will be swapping the turf of Clarence Park for the canals of Amsterdam when they embark on an epic cycle ride in aid of prostate cancer research.

Co-owner Lawrence Levy, local supporters Steve Bolton and Phill Coates will be joined by fellow fan John Remfry to take part in the Men United London to Amsterdam Cycle ride from June 12-14.

Cycling with the St Albans team will be ex-professional footballers Luther Blissett, Terry Butcher, Matt Holland and of course City mascot Sammy the Saint will also be going along for the ride.

Approximately 200 riders from all over the country representing a variety of football teams will ride first from Leyton Orient FC to Harwich and then the following day from the Hook of Holland to the Ajax Stadium in Amsterdam

Mitre Prostar Sports have provided the team with club home and away shirts specially printed with the Prostate Cancer UK logos and the team has been sponsored by friends, family and local supporters. Additional sponsorship to Prostate Cancer UK on behalf of St Albans City FC can be donated via www.justgiving.com/teams/stalbanscity