Noel Sweeney

Chasetown FC has announced the death of club president Noel Sweeney.

The businessman – who was the founder of Burntwood company Chasetown Civil Engineering – played “a huge part” in The Scholars’ history, a club spokesperson said.

Mr Sweeney was honoured with a papal award from the Pope in 2019 for his work with charities and the local community.

A statement from Chasetown FC said:

“Noel has played a huge part in Chasetown FC’s history.

“Our thoughts and prayers are extended to his family and many friends at this sad time.”

Chasetown FC spokesperson

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  1. An absolute pillar of the Community, recently Noel through his companies help rebirth the Chasetown Christmas Event along with other Chasetown Businesses. His work with Chasetown Football Club and St Joseph and St Teresa Catholic Primary is amazing.
    Added to this Business achievements on this which is exceptional, Chasetown Civil Engineering especially which he made into a massive National Company followed by Cameron Homes, another amazing business whose head office is in Burntwood.
    Out of all this I know what meant most to him in the world was his Wife and Family.
    Rest in Peace Noel. Thank you for All you have done.

  2. Sorry for the sad news on the passing of my good friend Noel. We have been mates from the early 70s. He certainly put Chasetown on the map.

    RIP Noel with your son Oisin
    Carmel and family, you are in my thoughts and prayers at this sad time.

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