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RAF Honington serviceman says charity football match relighted desire to live longer

Jordan Brown with RAF Regiment football team. Picture: RAF Honington

Jordan Brown with RAF Regiment football team. Picture: RAF Honington

RAF Honington

A serviceman with a terminal brain tumour has said that a charity football match has relighted his own desire to live longer.

A charity football match was held to raise money for Jordan Brown. Picture: RAF HoningtonA charity football match was held to raise money for Jordan Brown. Picture: RAF Honington

In 2017 RAF serviceman Flight Sergeant Jordan Brown was diagnosed with a terminal brain tumour after a seizure.

To raise money towards the football enthusiast's treatment his fellow servicemen held two charity football matches against East Harling and Thetford Town.

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RAF Regiment won both games with East Harling losing 4-1 and Thetford Town's final score 10-1 to the Regiment.

A charity football match was held to raise money for Jordan Brown. Picture: RAF HoningtonA charity football match was held to raise money for Jordan Brown. Picture: RAF Honington

Tom Morton, manager for the RAF Regiment Football Club said: "It's a pleasure to work with such a talented and professional set of blokes.

"To manage my Corps team is always an honour, to put a squad together to help one of our own and to see Jordan and his family smile is the ultimate, it doesn't get any better."

More than 20 Servicemen made-up the Regiment team, from Honington, RAF Brize Norton, RAF Leeming, and RAF Northolt. The games rased £500 will go towards medical treatment for Jordan who is currently looking at options in Canada or the MD Anderson Centre in America.

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