Ex-players return for 50th birthday

Julian Joachim.

Julian Joachim.

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Wyberton Football Club will be celebrating their 50th Anniversary on Saturday.

To mark the occasion the club are staging a match between a team of former club greats and the present Lincolnshire League side.

Among the returning heroes will be ex-Aston Villa, Coventry City and Leeds United striker Julian Joachim.

Other familiar faces will include Graham Neal, Ian Nimmo and Rob ‘Curly’ Himsworth.

For the nostalgic fans and players, there will be a display in the social club of old team photographs and newspaper reports covering the club’s progress over the past half century, as well as a bar and barbecue.

The event commences at 2pm at the Causeway, with the match kicking off at 3pm.

Spectators are welcome to come along and celebrate the day.