Lee talks about life at the Sharpe end

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Former Manchester United and England star Lee Sharpe was the special guest as Burlington Jackdaws celebrated their 10th anniversary.

A special dinner was held at the Blue Bell Hotel in Burton Agnes and club director Chris Kirkham said: “It was a fantastic evening to launch the 10th season for the club, who will now play back in the Hull Boys Sunday League after a few seasons away.

Chris Kirkham and Lee Sharpe.

Chris Kirkham and Lee Sharpe.

“Lee Sharpe told stories from his Manchester United and Leeds days, along with his reality TV days. He finished with the Eric Cantona kung-fu kick story from the players’ point of view, which was met with a great response from the 80 guests.

“Bruce Harding compered the evening, which brought laughter and enjoyment to the celebrations.”

Music came from local band Capital Eye and a presentation was made to Kirkham by the Jackdaws teams for a decade of dedication.