An Andover licensee is showing his support for local football club Andover Town by sponsoring the weekly man of the match competition.

Steve Burton, who runs Eldridge Pope's White Hart Inn, will attend every match to present the trophy to the winning player. Burton will also offering a complimentary overnight stay at the pub as first prize in the club's weekly raffle and, in return, it has promised to erect hoardings advertising the White Hart, on the half-way mark.