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Bands FC, Salford City, Tim Burgess, Salford City v Aldershot TownWe’ve touched on famous Salfordians and music already in this series, and the two come together again at ’T’ which is for…

Tim Burgess

Gary Neville, Tim Burgess, Salford City, One to Another
Gary Neville presents Tim Burgess with a personalised Salford City shirt.

The Charlatans’ lead singer was born in Salford, although he is more commonly associated with Northwich, and has featured with a couple of club-related projects.

During our 2015-16 FA Cup run, Tim narrated the BBC’s opening video ahead of the visit of Hartlepool United in the Second Round, which was filmed in prominent Salford locations.

He was also involved in November 2018’s Bands FC collaboration which helped raise money for Foundation 92 around a matchday against Aldershot Town. Bands FC combined Tim’s distinguishable silhouette with our crest to produce one of their logos, with a number of special enamel pin badges made to sell alongside posters and postcards.

In the build-up, we filmed a special interview series between him and co-owner Gary Neville where they talked about the Foundation, stories of growing up and did a quick-fire quiz with each other.

WATCH: When Gary Neville met Tim Burgess