Dale’s tribute

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A PUB football team is paying tribute to a local teenager who was killed earlier this year.

Players for the Mayfield Inn will take to the field with the Dale Bennett Memorial Fund displayed on their new jerseys.

Dale (17) died after being stabbed during a disturbance in Newbyres Crescent, Gorebridge, in February. His death has had a profound effect on the community. The Dale Bennett Memorial Fund was set up to tackle the scourge of knife crime and help build better communities for youn people.

Team spokesman Graham Stewart said: “We think it’s a fitting tribute to him from all the players.”