Pirate FM News

Keep up to date with the latest news delivered direct to your Inbox.

David Beckham Retires: Cornish Football Coach Reacts

posh and becks
Delicious Submit this page to reddit

8:02am 19th May 2013

A Cornish football coach reckons David Beckham will be a role model for generations.

The former England captain who flew the Olympic Torch to Cornwall will retire at the end of the season saying it is the "right time."

Graham Buckley trains kids at Rosudgeon near Penzance.

He said David Beckham has got skills on and off the pitch: "He is very much seen as a very positive figure in the way he speaks, He's not just seen on the football, he's seen doing charity work, he's been heavily involved with the Olympics, so he transcends into other areas of life really.

"I've certainly watched a number of England games live and you only really, truly appreciated him and what he did when you saw him play live because he just wanted the ball so much on the football pitch. I think he'll be really badly missed."

8:02am 19th May 2013

Share This Story

Delicious Submit this page to reddit
Suggested articles

Cornish Towns To Consider Parking Permits

It's as on-street pay and display plans are also revealed

Most read
quake 3

WATCH: Earthquake Hits Cornwall

Experts say it is the biggest here in five years

police tape

UPDATE: Further Remains Found After Discovery Of Human Foot

Police are now searching the stream bed in woods near Truro

Top articles

Pirate FM Cornwall News Update - 7th January 2016

Cornwall Video News: Officials say they’re holding talks to find new jobs for hundreds of workers in Bodmin.

Northern Ireland to deliver ruling over Brexit challenge

National News: Northern Ireland's High Court will deliver judgment today in the first legal challenge to the EU referendum result.

Business Cornwall News - Friday, 18th December 2015

Business Cornwall News: Cornwall is spearheading reform of the Uk’s business licensing laws following a a year-long project.

Strokes guitarist Nick Valensi out of the shadows with New Skin

Showbiz News: The Strokes guitarist Nick Valensi has become a frontman for a new band called CRX, but says at first he "struggled to write lyrics".

Topless selfie student crashes into Houston police car

World News: A 19-year-old student has claimed she was taking a topless selfie to send to her boyfriend when she crashed into the back of a police car in Texas.

Moyes hit with FA charge after sending-off

Sports News: David Moyes has been charged with misconduct after he was sent to the stands during Sunderland's EFL Cup defeat at Southampton.

PHOTO: Are These Oily Legs Or Painted Legs?

Strange News: The optical illusion is dividing the internet

Newer article

Cornwall's New Mums' Crisis

Cornwall News: The number struggling to cope or feeling ashamed is revealed

Older article

Plea Over Litter On Cornish Beaches

Cornwall News: It is after nearly 9,000 pieces of rubbish were found on less than a mile of the Cornish coastline

Cornwall's Pirate FMPirate 2Pirate Oldies on DAB Digital RadioEscape to Cornwall radioLoveCornwall.com - The Cornish Business DirectoryPirate Education and Training


© Copyright Pirate FM

Pirate FM cannot be held responsible for the content of external links.


We Use Cookies

This website uses cookies to store information on your computer.

By using this website you accept the use of cookies as explained in the terms of our cookie policy.