Alan Ball’s funeral and memorial service takes place at Winchester Cathedral today.
Saints Captain Claus Lundekvam is targeting promotion to give Alan a big send off.
He told the Echo: ‘He’s going to be sorely missed and there won’t be a better way to give Bally a real send-off than for us to win on Sunday and get ourselves in the play-offs,’ said Lundekvam.
‘Alan would have loved to be there on Sunday and cheer us on. His very sad death is another incentive for us to try even a bit harder to try and get to the Premiership this season.
He would have loved that.’
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