Club and Community Trust Deeply Saddened By Passing of Reverend Michael Ward

Blackpool Football Club is deeply saddened to announce the passing of its Club Chaplain, Reverend Michael Ward.

A much-loved pillar of the community, Michael was a lifelong Blackpool supporter who became Club Chaplain in 2006, offering advice and guidance to all those who sought it.

A former vicar at St Peter’s Church, he was also a prominent trustee on the board of the Blackpool FC Community Trust, most recently becoming its Chairman.