‘He was a massive supporter of the club’ – York City reveal how much they owe to Harry Gration

The loss of Harry Gration has hit his mates at York City FC very exhausting.

He was a passionate supporter of the membership and did much to assist it off the subject as a member of the York City Vice Presidents.

The former BBC Look North anchor helped the membership by means of donations. And his protection throughout 2002/03 championed the membership throughout its darkest hour when it was on the brink of folding.

York City chairman Jason McGill stated: “Harry was a massive supporter of the membership and a nice buddy of mine. He shall be missed by so many individuals.

“An exquisite supporter of charities and who raised much-needed monetary assist for the causes he believed in. He was usually a implausible man. My heartfelt condolences and prayers exit to his household.”

Former chairman of the Vice Presidents’ Richard Adams stated: “The sudden passing has hit the VPs very exhausting. Personally as Ex Chairman of the VPs, Harry was a true instance of what a VP represented – he concerned himself totally in serving to the membership he beloved.

“Harry additionally supported the members financially in some ways. We had VP dinners and each he and Phil Bodmer acted as hosts interviewing ex-players – offering nights to keep in mind.

“He was keen about the City – he was additionally a true gentleman and one I class as a buddy when it got here to York City.

“My ideas are along with his spouse Helen and the kids at this very unhappy time. Rest in peace Harry – promotion hopefully is what we at all times dream of – sadly, you’ll miss the open high bus.”


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