Poetic Writing of ROBBIE KENNEDY BENNETT © www.rkbpoetry.co.uk Born in Wolverhampton of English and Scottish parentage. He grew up on the Rough Hills Estate area of the town and his Scottish ancestral roots are in the Kingdom of Fife and Dundee. The author is now residing in Codsall, Staffordshire. Drawings, pictures and writing are copyright of the author Robbie Kennedy Bennett. To the friends of Ben, Every song that is sung, sing for your friend Ben Young. A BENCH THAT BEARS YOUR NAME.

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The inaugural player of the year award at Wyrley Juniors is named after Ben Young. Ben played 3 seasons for Wyrley Juniors who were formed in 1982. The club has now 29 teams and 2 soccer schools and they are also a registered charity. Its aims are to provide football facilities for individuals of all abilities.

One of those individuals was Ben Young who sadly died in a car crash in August 2006. Ben’s death was shocking to all who knew him and the turn out at his funeral was staggering. Many young people of the same age of Ben were heartbroken and confused.
For weeks on end after his funeral cars with young drivers could be seen with Ben RIP in the rear window. When someone is lost before they get over the primary hurdles of life it affects many.

Ben loved his football and represented Walsall District Schools.
Keith Hardy, Chairman of Wyrley Juniors FC and his colleagues must be applauded in carrying Ben Young’s name into future football seasons.

My poem, Sing For Your Friend Ben Young ©, is a message to his friends to take Ben with them in their hearts to wherever they are likely to go in life.

When asking Bryn Young’s permission to link my poem to Wyrley Juniors, part of his reply was, “ I’m proud of who my son was and what he achieved.”


Sing For Your Friend Ben Young © Robbie Kennedy Bennett

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The bench in memory of Ben Young is on Riverside Caravan Park, Llandre near Borth, where he spent many happy childhood summers.

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A Bench That Bears Your Name © Robbie Kennedy Bennett

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Video for the 10th anniversary in memory of Ben.
May his friends live their life taking Ben with them in their mind and heart.


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