Monday, 7 October 2013
TRIBUTE TO MICK BOURNE
With Mick,s funeral on Wednesday I would like to give my tribute to a caring person.Below I will give a little story of Mick,s life from the above book.
Tuesday 22 August 2006,
With Peter Dixon went to Treeton for one of the Under-15 district games;Sheffield are against a team from Bradford/Huddersfield /Halifax area.But on arriving, there was no-one about but for someone mowing the outfield.We were told that the ground had been declared too damp to play on. I told Peter not to worry. I knelt down in the car park and put my ear to the ground. A distance away in the north-east,I could hear the thud,thud,thud of a bowler,s run-up."over there , Peter. Game on ,let,s go. "Peter was amazed .Actually , I had calculated that some arrangement would have been made to transfer the fixture to the Sheffield United ground.And it had been . We ended up with a good afternoon session in the sun watching some fine performances on both sides.We also had a look at a mid-week adult league match on the pitch beyond that had not seen a white marker for weeks.
All the very best from one of many of his friends.