“Passing of lifelong County fan and honorary vice-president, Mike Yarwood OBE”

By | September 10, 2023



Death – Obituary News : Mike Yarwood OBE, a lifelong County fan and honorary vice-president, has passed away. Stockport County expressed their deep sadness and extended their condolences to his family and friends during this difficult time.

We were deeply saddened to learn over the weekend of the passing of lifelong County fan and honorary vice-president, Mike Yarwood OBE. Mike Yarwood, a beloved figure among Stockport County supporters, left an indelible mark on the club and will be sorely missed by all who knew him.


Born and raised in Stockport, Mike’s love for football and his local team began at a young age. He was a dedicated fan, attending matches regularly and proudly supporting Stockport County through thick and thin. His passion for the club was unmatched, and he became an integral part of its fabric.

In recognition of his unwavering commitment, Mike was appointed honorary vice-president of Stockport County, a position he held with great pride. His influence extended beyond the stands, as he actively contributed to the club’s community initiatives and charitable endeavors.

Mike Yarwood was also a well-respected figure in the entertainment industry. Known for his talent as an impressionist and comedian, he delighted audiences across the nation with his wit and charm. His television career spanned several decades, earning him widespread acclaim and a dedicated following.

Beyond his professional success, Mike was known for his kindness and generosity. He was always willing to lend a helping hand, supporting numerous local charities and initiatives. His impact on the Stockport community extends far beyond his role as a football fan and entertainer.

We extend our deepest condolences to Mike Yarwood’s family and friends during this incredibly sad time. His passing is an immense loss to Stockport County and the wider community. May his legacy be remembered with fondness, and may his spirit continue to inspire us all. Rest in peace, Mike..