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Fakenham Town brothers reunite on football pitch 52 years after appearing in the Pink’Un

PUBLISHED: 13:48 11 July 2018 | UPDATED: 14:29 11 July 2018

Barry and Richard Lane were reunited on the pitch once again for a game of walking football. Picture: Supplied by Barry Lane.

Barry and Richard Lane were reunited on the pitch once again for a game of walking football. Picture: Supplied by Barry Lane.

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Two brothers who played for Fakenham Town Football Club in the 1960s have been reunited on the football pitch, 52 years after they were pictured together in the Pink’Un.

Barry and Richard Lane appeared alongside each other in the Pink'Un in 1966. Picture: Supplied by Barry Lane.Barry and Richard Lane appeared alongside each other in the Pink'Un in 1966. Picture: Supplied by Barry Lane.

Richard and Barry Lane both played for the Ghosts during 1966 and featured alongisde each other in the Pink’Un’s coverage of Fakenham Town.

The two were pictured after they both scored in the first-half of a 4-3 loss to Gorleston.

Richard recently travelled out to Spain to visit Barry, who has lived there for the last 15 years and is running a Gran Alacant oldies walking football club on the Costas.

The former Fakenham Town duo were back on the football pitch together again, this time in much hotter surroundings, as they took part in a game of walking football.

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