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Armed Forces Day at the CNG Stadium

Armed Forces Day at the CNG Stadium

Published by May Norman at 8:31am 6th March 2020. (Updated at 9:05am 6th March 2020)

Armed Forces Day at CNG Stadium

    • Former servicemen and women and serving military personnel can watch the Harrogate Town v Bromley game for free.
    • They're being invited down to the CNG Stadium for the Bromley match as part of the club's third annual Armed Forces Day event.
    • A piper from the Royal Dragoon Guards will also be welcoming the teams and officials onto the pitch.   

Harrogate Town's welcoming former servicemen and women and serving military personnel to the CNG Stadium on Saturday, 7 March.

They can watch the Bromley game for free as part of the club's third annual Armed Forces Day event.

The teams and officials will also be welcomed on to the pitch by a Piper from the Royal Dragoon Guards.

The club claim the move is their way 'of recognising the service given to us and our country by our servicemen and women'.

Stand at CNG Stadium, Harrogate Town AFC
The CNG Stadium

The free of charge entry to the match will also be offered to members of their immediate families.

A group of young Soldiers from the Foundation College will be at the match, treating their visit to Harrogate Town as part of the community service element of the Duke of Edinburgh’s award in which they are required to participate.

They will help staff on the day including selling programmes, conducting a bucket collection in aid of the ABF – The Soldiers’ Charity, post-match litter sweeping and providing a Guard of Honour to the teams and officials when they come on to the pitch before the match.

A club spokesperson added:

"We look forward to welcoming Veterans and Military Personnel, as well as the soldiers from the Foundation College."

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