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Gary Duce a quiet unassuming fella who served the club as a player, sponsor and coach. It is true to say that his love for the team knows no bounds.

Manager Tony Palmer first met Gary when he went to the then Basildon Braves from Chelmsford Cherokees. Gary played offensive line and continued to do so when the club folded and the then Essex Chiefs emerged.

Gary is a personal friend of Tony and most of the Spartans personnel, has a love of the game at heart and also supports the club financially so readily. He was the head coach of the junior squad which boasted 20+ players - all fully kitted. We truly believe that Gary has three loves in his life - his wife Karen, his fine son George and the Spartans football club.

"Gary from one friend to another it's good to have you around for all seasons!" Tony Palmer.