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Jun 19, 2014

Sad News

Maurice Beard, affectionally known as 'nogger' by his ex pupils passed away on June 8th. Maurice a teacher at Hillside School and then Paulet High School was a driving force in establishing what was then Burton and South Derbyshire Schools Football Association and later Burton and District Schools FA.

Maurice served as a team manager, secretary, Chairman of the Association and was the long serving Head of PE at Hillside School. A man of strong opinions and a teacher of the old school Maurice was a well respected figure in school football circles.

He will be missed and the Association sends it hearfelt condolences to his family.

His funeral will take place at Fradley/Lichfield crematorium on Monday 23rd June at 3-00pm

Category: General
Posted by: john.appleby