Newcastle United fans have been given an open invitation to attend the funeral of former owner Freddy Shepherd.
Shepherd passed away at the age of 75 on September 25th peacefully in his home alongside family.
Fans have now been welcomed to help celebrate the former owners life and his time at Newcastle United by attending his funeral this weekend.
A statement on club’s official website read: “The funeral will be held at 12pm on Saturday 7th October at St. George’s Church, Jesmond, Newcastle upon Tyne (NE2 2TF).
“Any supporters or members of the public wishing to attend the service should arrive no later than 11am, when any additional space will be allocated on a first come, first served basis.
“Members of the public unable to enter the church will be able to listen to the service outside, where it will be broadcast via loudspeaker.