Thackley club president Mike Smith, who was previously chairman, has died.
A statement and tribute from the club begins:
It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Mike Smith, our Club President and former Chairman on Tuesday 10th December.
Mike has been involved with Thackley for a great number of years and took the helm as Chairman in 2007 and was an instrumental figure, guiding the Club and ensuring its survival. We are deeply indebted to Mike’s unwavering dedication to the Club’s cause and his unmatched ability to raise funds, without which we would not be the Club we are today.