FOOTBALL fans got to meet ex-Liverpool goalkeeper Bruce Grobbelaar as he appeared at the Gerard Arms on Sunday afternoon.

The former goalie was at the Dentons Green pub and brought a couple of guests with him, namely a replica European Cup and the Premier League trophy.

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The former 'keeper was at the boozer for the event on Sunday afternoon, during Liverpool's 2-0 win at Chelsea in the Premier League.

Zimbabwean Grobbelaar spent 14 years at Liverpool between 1981 and 1994 winning six league titles, three FA Cups, three League Cups and a European Cup in his time at the club.

People made donations to Macmillan to see the game in pub's function room with the ex-goalkeeper, with an auction of LFC memorabilia also held.

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Bruce during the auction with Mark Hayes

More than £500 was raised for Macmillan on the day, Gerard landlord Mark Hayes said.

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Among those in attendance was Windle-based darts professional and former BDO World champion, Reds fan Stephen Bunting.

After the event, the Gerard said on social media: "Wow! What a day. Socially distanced and all that in a room that I am sure I could have sold out three times over..

"Huge thanks to all whom attended, and of course Bruce whom took time out to support The Gerard and Macmillan. Great day."