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Bert Williams

BiographyBert Williams

Bert was a former football goalkeeper who played for Wolverhampton Wanderers and England who sadly died in 2014.

Bert won the FA Cup with Wolves in 1949 and followed-up this achievement with a League Championship medal in 1954. He played 24 times for England between 1949 and 1955, including the 1950 World Cup.

Bert's wife, Evelyn, died with dementia in 2002. He has since raised over £100,000 and was recently awarded an MBE for his services to football and charity.

Bert's now set his sights on raising £150,000 for Alzheimer's Society and you can help him reach it.

'Alzheimer's is something that I have experienced at first hand with my wife and there are currently 750,000 people in the UK with dementia. Dementia can happen to anyone and currently there is no cure. But with the right support, people can live well with dementia.'

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