A FOOTBALL club in Abingdon has a brand-new Remembrance mural ahead of the annual Memorial Day this weekend.

Oxford Graffiti Crew have created a new mural for Abingdon Abbotts FC, in Culham Road, featuring a soldier and poppies next to the football pitch.

The club has dubbed it ‘fantastic’ ahead of the gathering being held on Saturday (November 12) to show appreciation to the Royal British Legion.

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Doors open from 1pm with football starting at 1:30pm. Hot and Cold Drinks available and the event will start with a remembrance silence while attendees listen to The Last Post.

In a statement on Facebook, the club said: “Huge thank you to the Oxford Graffiti Crew for creating our fantastic remembrance mural.”


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This story was written by Gee Harland. She joined the team in 2022 as a senior multimedia reporter.

Gee covers Wallingford, Wantage and Didcot.

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