A life-long Wycombe Wanderers fan has died after contracting coronavirus.

Martin North, who lost his wife to cancer a year ago, passed away last week (week commencing April 6).

He was cremated on Friday morning.

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In a statement, Wycombe Wanderers said: “Wycombe Wanderers were distraught to hear of the sad death of Martin North, who passed away this week after contracting coronavirus.

“Martin was a lifelong fan of the Chairboys and lost his wife to cancer only a year ago.

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“He was a friendly face for many in the local community, attending matches both at Loakes Park and Adams Park, and working in the area for many years.

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“He was cremated on Friday morning, but sadly no guests were permitted to attend due to the social distancing guidelines.

“Close friends plan to arrange a gathering to celebrate his life once the restrictions are lifted.

“Our thoughts are with Martin's friends and family at this terrible time.”

The club has said a gathering to remember Martin’s life will be arranged once public events are allowed to resume.

According to Government figures, 478 people have contracted Covid-19 in Buckinghamshire