Barnett Hicks, who played football for Sharpness and cricket for Brookend and Oldlands, has died
9:30am Thursday 21st February 2013 in Gloucestershire Sport
A POPULAR sportsman who was born and bred in Brookend has died at the age of 87.
Barnett Hicks enjoyed a successful career as a non-league footballer with Merthyr Tydfil in the Southern League and also played for Sharpness.
He played cricket for Brookend before they folded in the 1950s and then joined Oldlands.