Details have been announced of the funeral of United Counties League registrations director and press officer Jeremy Biggs.
It will take place at Peterborough Crematorium on Monday 5 Dec at 2.30pm, followed by a wake at Stamford FC.
His family have requested no flowers but donations can be made to the Heart Foundation.
Expressions of condolences can be sent to: Mr R Biggs, c/o Mrs S Udale, Broccoli Bottom, Wing Road, Manton, Oakham, Rutland LE15 8SZ.
UCL chairman John Weeks has paid further tribute to Jeremy.
Writing on www.srsn.co.uk (Stamford and Rutland Sports News), he said: "I will cherish forever our hours spent on the phone, at matches and at meetings with football the common thread.
"He always had the best interests of clubs at heart and was very protective of both them and the league with a keen sense of tradition and history.
"His untimely demise has created a void that will never be filled and, for those of us privileged to have known him, he will always be remembered.
"He will never be forgotten and his memory will be perpetuated by his publications. He enriched the lives of all those who came to know him."