29 Oct 2020 by Brian Flynn

In Memory of Ecky : 'Parky's Dream' Raises Over £800 for St Ann's Hospice


Photos : Michael Ripley

Altrincham supporters, players & staff have raised £810 for St. Ann's Hospice in memory of legendary fan, Mark Eckersall, who lost his long battle with cancer in August.

Ecky & Phil Parkinson

The amount was raised through ticket sales for a YouTube Premiere of 'Parky's Dream', a video that was superbly put together by Alty TV's Mark Bennett & chronicles the Robins' remarkable rise, from The Northern Premier League to The National League, since Phil Parkinson  & Neil Sorvel took over the managerial reins at Altrincham in May 2017, following successive relegations in 2015 & 2016.

Pictured below at The J.Davidson Stadium is the cheque presentation by members of Mark's family to St Ann's Hospice.

Left to Right: Anne-Marie Wynne (St. Ann's Hospice) Dave Turner, Jane Eckersall, Gena & Dennis Eckersall, Eamonn O'Neal (CEO, St Ann's Hospice & High Sheriff of Manchester).

You can watch 'Parky's Dream' which is dedicated to Ecky here:-


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