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Coppinger's raffle raises £1,240

21 April 2022

The James Coppinger shirt raffle to win his last ever match worn away shirt has raised an amazing £1,240.

Coppinger organised the raffle to support the family of long-term colleague Richard Bailey who recently passed away.

Richard’s family have requested that all proceeds from the raffle be donated to Bowel Cancer UK.

Bowel Cancer UK are the UK’s leading bowel cancer charity. They are determined to save lives and improve the quality of life of everyone affected by bowel cancer and you can find out more information about the charity by CLICKING HERE.

The lucky recipient of the shirt is Liam Goddard whose name was drawn out by James himself in the draw conducted on Thursday, April 21.

Richard’s wife Clare said: “We are so grateful for the love and support shown by all the Rovers family and to raise such an amazing amount that we can pass on to a charity that is very close to our hearts means everything to us”.

Watch the video below to see Coppinger conduct the draw.

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