Funeral of former Leek CSOB player and manager Mick Nettel

THE local football community was shocked by the sudden recent death of Mick Nettel.

The respected former Leek CSOB player and manager passed away last month aged 58.

John Hyde, who was Mick’s CSOB managerial assistant in the 1990’s, said: “Mick was an excellent manager and a very good midfield player. I don’t know anyone who had a bad word to say about him.”

Mick’s funeral service will take place at St Luke’s Church, Leek at 2pm tomorrow (Friday).

Afterwards mourners are invited to Benks pub, Stockwell Street, Leek, to celebrate Mick’s life.