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october, 2019

thu10oct7:30 pm10:00 pmAdam Dabell memorial football match7:30 pm - 10:00 pm

Event Details

On the 10th March 2004 Adam Dabell tragically and without any warning, collapsed and died whilst playing in a local five-a-side tournament with his friends.

He was 26.


At that time, working on a suggestion made originally by Steve Hill (Sussex School Sports Coordinator) and Simon Bunn, one of Adam’s dear friends, plus his peers and friends from schooldays, his family and  many good friends, decided that the best memorial to a young, fit man so full of life, would be a living memorial.

Therefore contributions were made that provided for a Memorial Cup and Trophy in Adam’s name which are presented to the winning team from an annual football match between the two schools/Sixth Form Colleges in East Grinstead;

Sackville, which Adam attended, and Imberhorne which many of his friends attended.

Both teams receive commemorative medals, normally presented by our Town Mayor and the event is increasingly heavily supported, particularly by the young people of the Town.

It is a very joyous celebration!

The 15th annual match will take place on Thursday 10th October at the East Grinstead Town F.C. ground.


Once again, at the match will promote and seek, entirely voluntary, contributions to CRYCardiac Risk in the Young.

CRY was founded in 1995 to raise awareness of conditions that can lead to Sudden Cardiac Death (SCD); Sudden Death Syndrome (SDS, SADS), in the young  http://www.c-r-y.org.uk/


For more information, please refer to Adam’s website:- http://adamdabell.net/ and that of EGTFC to whom we continue to be hugely grateful for their support of this match:- http://www.egtfc.co.uk/


(Thursday) 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm


GAC Stadium

East Court, College Lane, East Grinstead, RH19 3LS

GAC StadiumEast Court, College Lane, East Grinstead, RH19 3LS

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