John Joins March Of The Day

John McGinlay walk

Club legend John McGinlay will be representing Wanderers in their support of ‘March of the Day’ this coming weekend.

The three-day walk, which will cover a 175-mile route between Bradford City and Liverpool Football Club, will raise awareness and funds for the Darby Rimmer MND Foundation and the wider MND community.

Former Wanderers’ striker and club ambassador McGinlay is one of a core group of people who will complete the whole walk in relay, while scores of ex-players and managers from clubs up and down the country will join in to offer their support for various legs.

The walkers will stop off at the Toughsheet Community Stadium, where they will be given lunch by Wanderers, around midday on Saturday as part of the section between Salford City and Bury FC.

McGinlay has also been sponsored by the Whites and will present a signed Wanderers’ first-team shirt to the Foundation to further aid their appeal.

The Foundation is co-named after Liverpool-born former footballer Stephen Darby who started his career at Anfield, played most of his games for Bradford and ended his career with Wanderers after being diagnosed with MND in 2018.

The 35-year-old has since been a tireless campaigner for the Foundation and the MND community and is joining forces with former Bristol Rovers, Ipswich, Huddersfield and Sunderland striker Marcus Stewart – who has also been diagnosed with the condition – to promote the march which will see the football community attacking MND in support of the Darby Rimmer Foundation.

Anyone wishing to donate to support the walk and work of the Foundation can do so via a link HERE

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