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 - Credit: RAF Honington

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

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

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

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

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.

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

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

"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.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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