Reds’ Cup hero to guest at charity dinner
LIVERPOOL FC legend and BBC TV pundit Mark Lawrenson will make a guest appearance at a sportsman’s dinner the evening after Liverpool’s Champions League final against Real Madrid.
Lawro will meet guests at The Cock & Bottle pub in Tarleton from 7pm on Sunday.
Lawrenson, who was born nearby in Penwortham, started his career at Preston North End before later joining Liverpool, where he won a number of league titles and other trophies, including the European Cup in 1984.
Guests can enjoy a three-course dinner, comic Lewis Big Lou Jones, an after-dinner speech and Q&A with Mark Lawrenson, and a DJ until late. Dress code is suit and boots.
The event will raise money for the Sharoe Green Maternity Unit Baby Beat Appeal.
Tickets, at £38 each, are available by calling 01772 816 999.
The 1984 European Cup Final at Stadio Olimpico, Rome – Liverpool, 1, AS Roma, 1 (Liverpool won 4-2 on penalties). Liverpool players, left to right: Michael Robinson, Graeme Souness, Mark Lawrenson, Sammy Lee and Craig Johnston celebrate with the trophy on a lap of honour after the match