Who Was AFC Portchester Footballer Mason Peddle And When Did He Die?
YOUNG footballer Mason Peddle died unexpectedly in April 2023, leaving everyone who knew him devastated.
Here we look at what was known about him and when he tragically died.
Who was AFC Portchester footballer Mason Peddle?
Mason Peddle was a young footballer who played for AFC Portchester, a team from Hampshire, England.
The team plays in the Wessex League, the ninth tier of the English football pyramid.
Peddlw was originally from Portsmouth, according to his Twitter bio.
He died in April 2023, just under five months after signing for the club.
When did Mason Peddle die?
Mason tragically passed away suddenly on April 10, 2023, leaving his family, friends and club devastated.
AFC Portchester tweeted in honor after the news broke: “Everyone at AFC Portchester is shocked and saddened to hear the news of the passing of Mason Peddle – the captain of our U23 side.
“Our thoughts and condolences go out to his family and friends at this difficult time. The club will do everything to support his family.”
Mason’s manager Mark Dugan also paid tribute to his captain, saying:
“Our captain, our team-mate and our friend – you will be missed so much by everyone at the club and no more than by all of us at the Under-23s.
“Our captain yes, but also a huge character at the club, on the island and in the surrounding football community.
“As a teammate to many, his impact was visible to all and will no doubt be carried further by the many he has helped in their football journey.
“A true friend to all who met him and a great loss to all. RIP Mason – Fly High Brother.”
When did Mason Peddle play for AFC Portchester?
Mason played for AFC Portchester and captained the under-23 side.
He signed for the club in October 2022, coming from Moneyfields FC, who are based in Portsmouth.
A GoFundMe page was set up to support Mason’s family with funeral expenses.
Set up by a man named John Madden, the site has already raised over £14,000.