Hinckley AFC are mourning the loss of club legend Simon Blyth, who passed away on Thursday afternoon after a battle with cancer.
The club released a statement saying “All at Hinckley AFC are deeply saddened to learn of the passing of club legend Simon Blyth this afternoon following his battle with cancer.
Simon’s contribution to football in Hinckley was immense and will be deeply missed. He was voted as Clubman of the Year in our inaugural season and continued to passionately support the team, alongside running the club shop and organising away coach travel until ill health in recent weeks.
Our thoughts and condolences are with his partner and friends”