Death – Obituary News : Andy Kirby, the Chair of Kempston Rovers, has passed away. He was dedicated to developing football in Kempston and Bedford Borough. The condolences go out to his family and those who knew him.
All at Bedford Town are saddened to learn of the passing of @Kempston_Rovers Chair Andy Kirby today. Andy was committed to developing football at #Kempston and within #BedfordBorough. We send our condolences to his family and all down the A421 who knew him.
— Bedford Town Football Club (@BedfordTown) September 7, 2023
Bedford Town Mourns the Passing of Kempston Rovers Chair, Andy Kirby
Bedford, UK – The football community in Bedfordshire was left in shock and sadness as news broke of the sudden passing of Andy Kirby, the Chair of Kempston Rovers Football Club. Kirby, a passionate advocate for football development in the Kempston area and Bedford Borough, passed away on September 7, 2023.
Andy Kirby dedicated his life to the sport he loved, tirelessly working to nurture and promote football in the local community. As the Chair of Kempston Rovers, he played a pivotal role in the club’s growth and success, leaving an indelible legacy behind. Kirby’s vision and commitment to the development of football in Kempston and Bedford Borough will be sorely missed by all those who knew him.
Under his leadership, Kempston Rovers experienced a period of unprecedented growth, both on and off the field. Kirby’s passion and dedication inspired not only the players and staff but also the wider football community. His unwavering support for youth development programs ensured that the club provided opportunities for aspiring young footballers to fulfill their potential.
Beyond his role at Kempston Rovers, Andy Kirby was known for his deep-rooted love for the local community. His tireless efforts to promote football as a force for positive change will be remembered by all who interacted with him.
The news of Andy Kirby’s passing has sent shockwaves throughout the football fraternity in Bedfordshire and beyond. The thoughts and prayers of Bedford Town Football Club, and indeed the entire Bedford community, are with his family during this difficult time.
Andy Kirby’s remarkable legacy as a football enthusiast and community leader will continue to inspire generations to come. His contributions to the beautiful game will forever be remembered. May he rest in peace..