Final goodbye to popular Claret

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Former Clarets gathered to say their final goodbyes to former team-mate and friend Arthur Bellamy.

The popula former player who died last week aged 71 was laid to rest in Worsthorne following a service at a packed St John the Evangelist Church.

Funeral of clarets legend Arthur Bellamy.
Photo Ben Parsons
Funeral of clarets legend Arthur Bellamy. Photo Ben Parsons

Fans lined Harry Potts Way as the funeral cortege passed Turf Moor on its way to Worsthorne.

Former players inlcuding Jimmy McIlroy, Brian Flynn and George Oghani, as well as former manager Stan Ternent were among the mourners.

Friend and former Claret Martin Dobson made a touching eulogy.

For more on the service, see Tuesday’s Burnley Express.

 

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