Sussex County FA chairman Peter Bentley passed away earlier today.
He has been one of the leading figures of Sussex football for many years, with the Sussex County League where we was chairman for thirty-seven years as well as the Sussex County FA since 1975.
At the time of his death he was president of the Sussex County League and chairman of the Sussex County FA.
He also served the Football Association with distinction was recently awarded Honorary Membership of the FA in honour of the work he has done.
Sussex County League clubs will wear black armbands and respect a minute’s silence at this weekend’s matches.