Thursday, February 14, 2019



Funeral arrangements have been announced for well-known footballer, coach and youth development officer Ian Whyte, whose many clubs included Brigg Town.
Brigg Town FC held a minute's silence in his memory at the weekend.
In a social media post, the club said everyone has been "devastated by the loss of this great man."
It added: "After joining Brigg he worked very well with their U18 and U21 teams."
Ian also helped to develop young footballers at Scunthorpe United, Lincoln City, Sheffield United and elsewhere.
His funeral will take place on Thursday, February 28 at Scunthorpe's Woodlands Crematorium, from 11.20am.
Afterwards, people will meet up at Scunthorpe United's Glanford Park ground.
Brigg Blog last met Chalkie - as he was known in local football - at the Hawthorns when he was with visiting team Rainworth in the EvoStick Northern Division One South.
We also reported on matches in which he played as a talented attacker in local football.
Scunthorpe United have posted a fitting tribute on their website, highlighting his enthusiasm for the sport. Read it through this link...