Norwich City legends share stories to raise money for Christmas stocking appeal

PUBLISHED: 13:44 13 October 2019 | UPDATED: 13:44 13 October 2019

Dean Ashton, Tony Cottee, Dan Pointer, Bryan Gunn and Iwan Roberts

Dean Ashton, Tony Cottee, Dan Pointer, Bryan Gunn and Iwan Roberts

A group of Norwich City legends shared stories about their time with the club at a fundraising event to create thousands of Christmas stockings for people in Norfolk and Waveney.

TV pundit and former England striker Tony Cottee - who had a brief spell at Norwich City - hosted the evening, held at Wymondham Rugby Club on Friday, October 4, in aid of the Mandalay Wellbeing CIC Christmas Stocking Campaign.

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Canaries favourites Bryan Gunn, Iwan Roberts and Dean Ashton shared anecdotes about their career, and reflected on their time at the club.

The Mandalay Wellbeing CIC was founded by ex-Norwich goalkeeper Trevor Saunders, and aims to fill and distribute 2,500 stockings to people of all ages in need across Norfolk and Waveney.

Mr Saunders said: "By the community working together we hope to lift the spirits and inspire those in need at Christmas, by giving them stockings containing everyday essentials."

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