FORMER Wales international John Hartson will talk about his football career and his remarkable life story at this season’s Sporting Dinner at the Pirelli Stadium on November 29.
In a storied and glittering career, 43-year-old Hartson scored more than 200 goals for eight different clubs, most memorably at Celtic where he won three Scottish Premiership titles (scoring more than a century of goals for The Hoops and playing alongside the likes of Henrik Larsson and Chris Sutton).
Hartson was also capped 51 times for his beloved Wales, scoring 14 times, and broke many records over his career - Arsenal famously smashed the British transfer record for a teenager to sign Hartson from Luton Town for £2.5million.
In 2009, Hartson was diagnosed with testicular cancer and told it has also spread to his brain and lungs - but was eventually given the all-clear.
Hartson subsequently set up The John Hartson Foundation, which helps to raise awareness about early detection and raise money to help those affected by cancer.
John’s remarkable story ensures that this is an evening not to be missed.
The evening will also feature an appearance from comedian Bob Webb, and will begin at 7pm at the Pirelli Stadium.
Tickets cost £50 per person, including VAT, and include a four-course meal. A booking form for the evening on November 29 can be downloaded here and should be returned to firstname.lastname@example.org.
To book tickets, please send a booking form to the above address or call 01283 565938 for more information.