Benefit match for Cliff
By Luke Thornhill
Updated Wednesday, 9th May 2012
Scunthorpe United plan to hold a benefit match to pay tribute to former player Cliff Byrne, who was released on Wednesday.
He was one of 10 out-of-contract players who left as manager Alan Knill plans to overhaul his squad.
Had he stayed a further 12 months he would have been entitled to a testimonial, but the club have offered him a match.
"The club were keen to show their appreciation to the Irishman who's commitment and desire to the Iron has never been questioned and have offered him a benefit match at Glanford Park," said a statement from the club.
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