Essex pop star Olly Murs pays surprise visit to Lowestoft

Olly Murs made a surprise visit to Lowestoft to watch some non-league football. Picture: Sara ???

Olly Murs made a surprise visit to Lowestoft to watch some non-league football. Picture: Sara ??? - Credit: Archant

It was a case of Right Place Right Time for some lucky football fans as Olly Murs turned up in Lowestoft to watch a non-league match.

Olly Murs made a surprise visit to Lowestoft to watch some non-league football. Picture: Joe Randles

Olly Murs made a surprise visit to Lowestoft to watch some non-league football. Picture: Joe Randlesome - Credit: Archant

The singer’s Unpredictable arrival on Saturday (October 7) coincided with Non-League Day, where clubs promote the importance of affordable, volunteer-led community football.

Murs came wrapped up in his Coggeshall Town coat to support the Essex club as they took on Kirkley and Pakefield FC at Walmer Road.

Despite KPFC leading for the majority, there were cries of ‘Oh My Goodness’ as Coggeshall equalised late on to salvage a point.

Kirkley and Pakefield fan Joe Randlesome said: “Olly was happy to pose for photographs, sign programmes and joke with supporters at half-time.

Olly Murs made a surprise visit to Lowestoft to watch some non-league football. Picture: Ashleigh ??

Olly Murs made a surprise visit to Lowestoft to watch some non-league football. Picture: Ashleigh ??? - Credit: Archant


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“It was great to see a high-profile pop star supporting grassroots football in Lowestoft - particularly on Non-League Day.”

And what a buzz it was for employees at a local fast food chain, as Murs kept busy by stopping off for food at the drive-through.

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