Ely and Littleport meet in final of tournament organised in memory of former player Stuart Seekings who died of cancer

The Stuart Seekings Memorial Cup competition - Littleport goalscorer Jamie Gayfer and goalkeeper Stu

The Stuart Seekings Memorial Cup competition - Littleport goalscorer Jamie Gayfer and goalkeeper Stuart Rollings. - Credit: Archant

Ely City saw off Littleport Town to win the Stuart Seekings Memorial match.

The Stuart Seekings Memorial Cup - The Ely City side.

The Stuart Seekings Memorial Cup - The Ely City side. - Credit: Archant

Two years ago, Stuart Seekings lost his life aged 30 to cancer. He was a talented footballer and played for both Littleport and Ely.

In his memory, teams representing Littleport, Ely City, Isleham and Little Downham competed in a three day event raising £427 for the Brain Tumour Charity.

The Stuart Seekings Memorial Cup - The Littleport Town side.

The Stuart Seekings Memorial Cup - The Littleport Town side. - Credit: Archant

On Thursday, at Littleport Leisure Centre, Ely City beat Littleport Town 3-1.

Stuart’s mother Julie Lewis curtailed her holiday to jet in specially to present the cup to the winning team.


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Littleport Town’s Jamie Gayfer said after the match: “Stu played for both sides so it was fitting that they both met in the final.”

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