Carlton FC Commercial Officer Brian Dennett. Credit: Carlton Town FC

A Notts football team are hoping for a ‘decent turnout’ ahead of their memorial day for the clubs former commercial officer.

Covid-19 restrictions meant that those working at the club were unable to mourn together following Brian Dennett’s death in February.

Carlton Town FC have announced that the sides legendary former player and first team coach Daryl Thomas and a local councillor will be speaking at the event.

A spokesperson for the club said: “Carlton Town and Brian Dennett’s family are looking forward to this coming Saturdays very special event to mark Brian’s contribution to the football club.

“Not to mention his love over many years not only for Millers, but for local football in general.

“Carlton Town Vice Chairman Barry North, President Roger Smith, legendary player and first team coach Daryl Thomas and local councillor Paul Wilkinson will all be speaking.

“Brian’s son Alex Dennett is also expected to say a few words before The Academy Suite is officially renamed and unveiled in his honour.

“After the official renaming of the academy suite, guests will be able to mingle in line with Covid-19 regulations.

“The club are hoping for a decent turnout for a very special man who is already being sorely missed!”

The event will take place on Saturday, June 19, at the Bill Stokeld Stadium in Gedling.