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