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Everton have confirmed details of a Memorial Service for their longest-serving chairman for a century, Bill Kenwright.
Kenwright passed away at the age of 78 after 19 years in his role as Everton chairman since succeeding Sir Phillip Carter in 2004.
The chairman oversaw periods of success and in recent times, difficulties during his time with the Toffees.
Everton have now confirmed plans for a Memorial Service in honour of Kenwright, with fans allowed to attend.
A statement released by the club wrote: 'The life of Bill Kenwright, Everton’s longest-serving chairman for a century, will be celebrated in a Memorial Service at Liverpool Cathedral on Monday 18 December, starting at 2pm.
Plans for a Memorial Service in honour of former Everton chairman Bill Kenwright have been revealed
Kenwright passed away at the age of 78 after 19 years in his role as Everton chairman
The chairman oversaw periods of success and in recent times, difficulties during his time with the Toffees
'The man who lived, breathed and dreamed Everton Football Club, since he stood on the Goodison Park terraces himself as a boy, would have wanted as many football supporters as possible to be present.
'But venue-logistics mean the service will be a closed event and supporters wishing to attend are asked to register their interest using the form below.
'A ballot will then be held and successful applicants will be sent an e-ticket. Due to limited numbers, only one ticket per applicant can be allocated. All interest must be registered by 5pm on 6 December.
'The service is expected to last 90 minutes, ending at approximately 3.30pm.'
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